The July issue of the Clinical Microbiology Issues Update has been published by the Office of Public Affairs.
The ASM presented recommendations to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services at its annual public meeting on payment levels for new tests to be included in the 2016 Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule.
The ASM has been asked to submit comments on the framework for the new National Institutes of Health strategic plan framework.
The July issue of the Minority Microbiology Mentor has been published by the Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities.
During asm2015 in New Orleans, the Public and Scientific Affairs Board (PSAB) sponsored the Federal Funding Opportunities Breakfast, which allowed attendees to learn about funding opportunities available to microbiologists from several federal agencies that support biomedical, environmental and life sciences research.
The June issue of the e-Public Policy Update has been published by the Office of Public Affairs.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has requested that we send a statement to ASM members regarding the recent inadvertent shipment of anthrax to laboratories.
The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is seeking feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, and other stakeholder groups on both the overarching questions that unite all Microbiome Research.
The Committee on the Status of Women in Microbiology (CSWM) published the Spring issue of their newsletter the CSWM Communicator.
The US Government will hold a meeting for interested stakeholders to discuss implementation of the U.S. Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern on July 22.