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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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Division K Officers

Microbial Physiology and Metabolism

Divisional Group IV

Molecular Microbiology, Physiology, and Virology

Group Representative: Patricia Kiley

Divisions: H, J, K, M, S, T, X, and AA



Michael G. Thomas
University of Wisconsin
420 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706-1502
Phone: 608-263-9075
Fax: 608-265-1492
e-mail: Michael G. Thomas


Mechthild Pohlschroder
University of Pennsylvania
Dept. of Biology
415 S. University Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19104-4418
Phone: 215-573-2283
Fax: 215-898-8780

Division Councilor:

Alan J. Wolfe
Loyola University
2160 S. 1st Ave.
Bldg. 105, Room 3846
Maywood, IL 60153
Phone: 708-216-5814
Fax: 708-216-9574
e-mail: Alan J. Wolfe


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Division Lecturers
If you were wondering who was the division lecturer at a previous meeting, see this listing.

Previous Division Chairs
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