ASM Attends UN General AssemblyASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.
The Spring 2008 edition of The Loop, the Newsletter of the National Registry of Microbiologists (NRM) has been published.
A compendium of recent online articles featuring the American Society for Microbiology can be read on-line.
As the market for food becomes increasingly global and our population clamors for more fresh produce and uncooked ready-to-eat foods, the microbiological risks of imported food have dramatically increased. Bringing together the most current and in-depth information on microbiological food safety, this volume not only describes the problems with imported foods but also suggests specific programs and steps to improve the monitoring and safety of imported foods.
Fungi can cause a number of life threatening diseases but they also are becoming increasingly useful to science and manufacturing every year. However, many people, scientists among them, are largely unaware of the roles fungi play in the world around us. Research on fungi and fungal diseases are seriously neglected as a result, a situation with grave negative repercussions for human health, agriculture, and the environment. The Fungal Kingdom explores the roles fungi play in the world around us.