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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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2012 ASM Leadership Grant for International Educators

This program, currently in its fourth year, enables a select group of educators from resource-limited countries to attend the ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) and a pre- conference workshop; in June 2012 the events will be held in San Mateo, California.  


ASM is pleased to announce the following Grantees:




Ketema Bacha Bedanie, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia


Latin America:
Martha J. Vives, Universidas de los Andes, Bogata Colombia

 Eastern and Central Europe:
Erika Nagle, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Lativia
Joel Cabudoy Cornista, Miriam College, Quezon City, Philippines


ASM is pleased to announce the following recipients of Honorable Mentions:



Amare Bezabeh Gessesse, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Latin America:
Laura Betancor, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay


Eastern and Central Europe:

Canan Kulah, Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Zonguldak, Turkey

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Rina Bagsic Opulencia, University of the Philippines, Los Banos, Philippines