May 11, 2016 – ASM Comments on Department of Labor Employee Exemptions Definitions Impact on Research
The ASM sent a letter to Howard A. Shelanski, Ph.D., Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget regarding the impact of the Department of Labor’s “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees” on research.
Minority Microbiology Mentor Newsletter - May 2016
The May issue of the Minority Microbiology Mentor has been published by the Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities.
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 the emerging threat of Zika virus infection.
April 11, 2016 - Soliciting Stakeholder Input for the BMBL Revision
The ASM sent a bulk e-mail to members soliciting input for the Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) Revision.
April 8, 2016 - ASM Letter on Zika and Emerging Infectious Disease Funding
The ASM sent a letter to Congress regarding emergency funding for the Zika outbreak. The ASM supports providing new funding to fight public health emergencies.
Clinical Microbiology Issues Update - April 2016
The Clinical Microbiology Issues Update has been published by the Office of Public Affairs.
e-Public Policy Update - March 2016
The e-Public Policy Update has been published by the Office of Public Affairs
March 14, 2016 - ASM Comments on Select Agents and Toxins Regulations
The ASM sent comments to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regarding the biennial review of the List of Select Agents and Toxins and enhanced biosafety requirements.
ASM Funding Recommendations to Congress for Fiscal Year 2017
The ASM has submitted appropriation recommendations to Congress for federal agencies that support biomedical and public health research.
U.S. Department of Agriculture - FY 2017
The ASM submitted funding recommendations to Congress for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for fiscal year 2017.