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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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Submit Abstracts for Biothreats 2017
Antibacterial Development Conference

Submissions are no longer being accepted for asm2015 

ASM2015 CMYKWe are already working on next year’s meeting, and we need your input. The General Meeting Program Committee is now soliciting ideas for three  different programs: the General Program,  Diagnostic Microbiology & Epidemiology Program, and the Workshop Program. This is your opportunity to share your ideas for the largest meeting for microbiologists in the world!

Proposal submission has closed; thank you for your interest


Proposal submission for new conferences for the 2016 calendar is closed.  
Please return on May 1, 2015 to submit new conference ideas for 2017!    

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The new ASM Conferences Program will allow you to keep pace with progress and learn what the future of microbiology holds. These conferences will be structured to provide a great mix of traditional topics along with the transcendent science that is changing the field. Selections will be determined by the Conferences Committee based upon trends occurring in the field and topic proposals from ASM membership.

Proposal submission has closed; thank you for your interest. 

Present your work at the ASM Biodefense Meeting!

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Submission Deadline: May 9, 2014

If your program is conducting research in the area of emerging infectious diseases and biodefense, here is your chance to present your discoveries to over 1,000 scientists, public health researchers, and policymakers from the field.  The ASM Biodefense Program Committee invites you to submit a session proposal highlighting your laboratory’s research to the 2015 ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting being held February 9-11, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Proposal submission is now closed; thank you for your interest.


Submission deadline extended to July 10