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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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Issue V

GoalsA.  Provide more web-based information on diverse careers in microbiology B.  Ensure that the ASM Career Portal delivers state-of-the-art information on careers, career skills and mentoring.   C.  Evaluate manpower issues in Microbiology. D.  Develop new technical training products (Examples: Dual Use; Biocontainment: BSL3 guidelines for handling selected infectious agents)E.  Develop “Professional Development Modules” for postdoctoral fellows and early career professionals.F.   Provide online job placement services and onsite services at the General Meeting and ICAAC.