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AST for New Antibiotics: the Clinical Laboratorian's Dilemma

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

AST for New Antibiotics: the Clinical Laboratorian's Dilemma

In the era of antimicrobial resistance, the introduction of a new antibiotic is an eagerly anticipated event. But when clinicians learn that antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) for the antibiotic is...

Thea Brennan-Krohn - avatar Thea Brennan-Krohn

Antimicrobial Resistance Crisis Demands Global Solution

Press Releases

Antimicrobial Resistance Crisis Demands Global Solution

Antimicrobial resistance is an urgent global threat. Recognizing the significance of antimicrobial resistance across the spectrum of microbiology, the American Society for Microbiology established a new initiative to complement existing...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

How computer scientists are setting the stage to end tuberculosis

Microbial Sciences

How computer scientists are setting the stage to end tuberculosis

Bypassing the slow growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with computer models provides new ways to learn about the disease.

Ada Hagan - avatar Ada Hagan tb, tuberculosis, vaccine

Uniting Against Drug Resistance on World TB Day

mBiosphere

Uniting Against Drug Resistance on World TB Day

Despite omission by the WHO on its priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, drug-resistant M. tuberculosis is an enormous problem worldwide. To highlight this issue as part of World TB Day, we summarize...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

Slashing Science: a Disturbing Vision for the American Future

bLog Phase

Slashing Science: a Disturbing Vision for the American Future

The President's budget, by slashing science investments, will consequently hinder evidence-based policy making

Stefano Bertuzzi - avatar Stefano Bertuzzi

Submit Your Best Work on Science Communication to JMBE

Teaching Microbiology

Submit Your Best Work on Science Communication to JMBE

If you work in the crucial field of science communication, or know someone who does, now is your chance to have your work published alongside your peers’ in a special...

Education - avatar Education Education, JMBE, SciComm

ASM Urges Increased Investment in Research in the President’s Budget

Press Releases

ASM Urges Increased Investment in Research in the President’s Budget

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is deeply concerned that the Administration’s proposal to cut funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by $5.8 billion, nearly a 20% reduction...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications Research and Development Budgets

Testing staphylococci for oxacillin resistance - why is it so complicated?

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

Testing staphylococci for oxacillin resistance - why is it so complicated?

Have you ever encountered an isolate of Staphylococcus that gave you seemingly discordant susceptibility results? You'd be lying if you said "no"! Learn how your lab can sort out staphylococcal susceptibility testing dilemmas.

Romney Humphries - avatar Romney Humphries

Obesity affects infectious disease outcome and treatment

mBiosphere

Obesity affects infectious disease outcome and treatment

Two new Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy reports cover the effects of obesity on infectious disease. They find obesity affects the patient response to antibiotics and recommend modifications that might improve...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

ASM on U.S. Immigration Policy Concerns

ASM News

ASM on U.S. Immigration Policy Concerns

The mission of the ASM is to promote and advance the microbial sciences, in the United States and worldwide. ASM continues to champion science diplomacy and promote international partnerships in the...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Connecting the Food Supply and Urinary Tract Infections

mBiosphere

Connecting the Food Supply and Urinary Tract Infections

An Applied and Environmental Microbiology study  found ubiquitous contamination of chicken products in the United States with clinically relevant E. coli strains, which has implications for urinary tract infection transmission. A...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

Importance of Rare Microbial Species is Much Greater than You Think

Press Releases

Importance of Rare Microbial Species is Much Greater than You Think

The rare bacterial species in a microbial community—species that each make up rarely more than one tenth of one percent of the entire population—play a very important role in ecosystem...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Iconography of Contagion

Documentaries

Iconography of Contagion

In 2008, ASM visited the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., for the opening of "An Iconography of Contagion," an art exhibition featuring more than 20 public health...

Ray Ortega - avatar Ray Ortega

ASM Urges Strong Support for Research and Public Health in the FY 2017 Agency Budgets

Statements and Testimony

ASM Urges Strong Support for Research and Public Health in the FY 2017 Agen…

The ASM sent a statement to members of Congress urging support for funding growth for biomedical research, science and public health programs. 

Public and Scientific Affairs Board - avatar Public and Scientific Affairs Board

Surviving Your First Year of Graduate School

Careers

Surviving Your First Year of Graduate School

Graduate school is no walk in the park, and the first year can be especially hard because of the challenges that come with being in a new environment, learning what...

ASM Careers - avatar ASM Careers

Live long and pupate - TWiV 434

TWiV

Live long and pupate - TWiV 434

The discovery of a new negative stranded RNA virus of wasps that regulates longevity and sex ratio of its parasitoid host.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello Virology, virus, TWiV, RNA

Applying for your first grant?

ASM News

Applying for your first grant?

Take the ASM Grant Writing Online Course. Learn best practices from grant reviewers and successful grantees.

Leah Gibbons - avatar Leah Gibbons

Turn Your Lab into a Stronger Team through Outreach Activities

Teaching Microbiology

Turn Your Lab into a Stronger Team through Outreach Activities

Team outreach can help improve the environment in your lab, provide students with experience outside of the lab, and bolster team communication. Students gain insight into careers in scientific outreach...

Education - avatar Education Education

Land-Based Microbes May Be Invading and Harming Coral Reefs

Press Releases

Land-Based Microbes May Be Invading and Harming Coral Reefs

A new study suggests that coral reefs—already under existential threat from global warming—may be undergoing further damage from invading bacteria and fungi coming from land-based sources, such as outfall from...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Workshop provides tips for mentoring, networking, and presenting

ASM News

Workshop provides tips for mentoring, networking, and presenting

Students will build their professional development skills during the Microbe Academy for Professional Development, a pre- ASM Microbe workshop.

Leah Gibbons - avatar Leah Gibbons

Neanderthal Dentistry - TWiM 148

TWiM

Neanderthal Dentistry - TWiM 148

Vincent, Elio, and Michael reveal what Neanderthals ate from analysis of DNA in their teeth, and new CRISPR-Cas systems found in the genomes of uncultured microbes.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiM, podcast, Microbiology, CRISPR, crisprcas9

World TB Day: Enhancing Diagnostic Capacity for World Health

Around the World

World TB Day: Enhancing Diagnostic Capacity for World Health

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. In 2015, there were 10.4 million new cases of TB and 1.4 million died from the disease. These numbers...

International Affairs - avatar International Affairs

Picking Lab Rotations: Dating in Graduate School

Careers

Picking Lab Rotations: Dating in Graduate School

Your first year of graduate school will probably consist of taking classes and doing lab rotations, a trial period to assess a lab and its people, while they assess you...

ASM Careers - avatar ASM Careers

 

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