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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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Antibacterial Development Conference


January 27-29, 2014 | Washington, DC
Washington Marriott Wardman Park

The Meeting's website is currently under
 and will open in early November.

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Watch Late-Breaking Session from the 2013 Meeting!


Emergence of a New Pathogenic Coronavirus:
Are We Witnessing the Beginning of Another SARS like Pandemic, or Not!

As technology changes and research evolves, biodefense professionals
are being challenged to move faster to respond to the growing threat
of bioterrorism and infectious diseases.

Join fellow scientists, physicians, public health researchers, and
policymakers from around the world to shape the future of biodefense.

State-of-the-art presentations will cover topics such as:

•    Biothreat Agents
•    Vaccines
•    Detection and Diagnostic Procedures
•    Animal and Plant Pathogens
•    Global Surveillance

For complete program details and updates, please stay tuned
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Important dates:
Abstract Submission Deadline | November 4, 2013
Registration Open to Premium Members | November 14, 2013
Registration Open to All | November 21, 2013
Discounted Pre-Registration Deadline | January 8, 2014
Hotel Reservation Deadline | January 13, 2014