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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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Application and Award Dates

The deadline for filing the application is January 15, 2016. The Society does not provide written critiques of applications after the review process.

Notification process is as follows:

  • Late February 2016 - Notification for Ineligible and Disqualified Applicants
  • Early May 2016 - Conditional Notification Letters for Top Candidates
  • Mid September 2016 - Final Notification Letters

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ASM/CDC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship ProgramIf you have questions regarding the program the ASM/CDC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program, Education Department, American Society for Microbiology, 1752 N Street, NW, Washington DC 20036-2904, email:, or 202-942-9283. The ASM/CDC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.