ASM Members Meet with Senate Appropriations Chair
ASM volunteer leaders have on been Capitol Hill advocating for funding for the microbial sciences and their messages have accelerated congressional action on funding to address the Zika threat.
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 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.
National Science Foundation - FY 2017
The ASM submitted funding recommendations to Congress for the National Science Foundation for fiscal year 2017.
Food and Drug Administration - FY 2017
The ASM submitted funding recommendations to Congress for the Food and Drug Administration for fiscal year 2017.