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September 29, 2016 - Congress Passes Short-term Continuing Resolution and Funds Zika Response

The ASM Office of Public Affairs has summarized the details of the Continuing Resolution that includes funding to combat Zika.


Minority Microbiology Mentor Newsletter - September 2016

The September issue of the Minority Microbiology Mentor has been published by the Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities (CMIIM)


ASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak

A key role of a scientific association is to make the voices of its many individual members heard as a unified whole. Speaking on behalf of its 47,000 members worldwide, ASM has acted quickly to make the case to policy makers that we must take immediate and aggressive action against...