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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

ASM 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.

UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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Items of Interest for Students & Post Docs       

Saturday, June 16th    

Microbiology Career Choices: Learn What’s Available and How to Succeed
MCC Room 103, 1-4:30
Developed by the Education Board

Opening Session
Harnessing the Power of Microbes for Biomedicine
MCC Hall E, 5-7

Opening Reception
MCC Hall D, 7-8:30

Sunday, June 17th   
Orientation Session
Student & Postdoc Lounge
MCC Room  124, 8:00 am
Note new time!

Plenary Session  Microbiology in 2022: The Single-cell Point of View
MCC Room 103, 8:15 – 10:45

Careers for Microbiologists
MCC Esplanade Ballroom 304, 11 – 1:30

Lunch Session
Topic: Careers at Junior/Community Colleges
Room 124, 12 – 1
Light lunch served

Quiz Busters: Ultimate test of knowledge in the clinical microbiology lab
MCC Esplanade Ballroom 304, 3-5:30

Poster Hall Networking Reception
MCC Hall C , 5:30-6:30    4th Annual ASM Postdoctoral Member Breakfast
MCC Room 250, 7 – 8

Monday, June 18th

Lunch Session
Topic: Careers In Biotechnology
Room 124, 12 – 1
Light lunch served

President’s Forum
A Brave New World of Technology: Informing Science and Health
MCC Room 103, 1-2
David C. Hooper; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Poster Hall Networking Reception
MCC Hall C, 5:30-6:30

Minority Mixer
Marriott Marquis Atrium, 9-10:30    

Mentoring Breakfast, 8 – 10
Marriott Marquis, Room Golden Gate A
Open to all students and postdocs

Tuesday, June 19th

Lunch Session
Topic: Careers in Clinical Microbiology
MCC Room 124, 12 – 1
Light lunch served