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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.

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Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

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William C. Haynes was born in New York August 17, 1912. He earned a B.S. from Cornell in 1935, and a Ph.D. in Bacteriology in 1946. He was employed at the New York Experiment Station in Geneva from 1935-1941, and at the Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service from 1941 until his retirement in 1975. 

This collection contains materials relating to the following volunteer positions held by Dr. Haynes:   

  • Secretary of the Subcommittee on Pseudomonadales of the International Commission on Bacteriological Nomenclature of the International Association of Microbiological Societies 
  • Member, Subcommittee on Pseudomonadales of the Taxonomy Committee of the American Society for Microbiology 
  • Coordinator, Pseudomonas group of the Advisory Committee on Aerobic Pseudomonads of the Bergey's Manual Trust
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Allocation of Funds to Culture Collections of the International Association of Microbiological Societies


FOLDER LIST  (the case file precedes Folder 1)


1.    Miscellaneous personal correspondence, 1948-87. Unarranged


2,3. Pseudomonads correspondence, 1955-71. Incoming only, alphabetical by correspondent


4,5. Outgoing correspondence (including reports, committee lists), 1961-70. Unarranged


6,7. Page Proofs, Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 6th ed


8.    Correspondence concerning Bergey's Manual, 1946-55, 1965


9.    International Association of Microbiological Societies: Advisory Committee on Allocation of Funds to Culture Collections, 1960-71


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