ASM News

The National Science Foundation has decided to lift all PI and co-PI restrictions on proposal submission for FY 2019. The NSF will still be adhering to the no-deadline policy.
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 14:03

ASM Members Awarded Kavli Prize in Nanoscience

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Emmanuelle Charpentier of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, an ASM member, and Jennifer Doudna of the University of California, Berkeley, a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, were awarded the Kavli Prize in Nanoscience.
The contest is shifting to the fall to better highlight the incredible works of science and art submitted each year. 
ASM’s Agar Art contest was the focus of a report on the CBS News streaming network 
Nine ASM members are among the 84 new members and 21 foreign associates announced today by the National Academy of Sciences.
This important initiative to promote cross-disciplinary research to answer the complex questions about microbiome science is imperative.
The American Society for Microbiology congratulates Congress for the passage today of a Fiscal Year 2018 spending package that is integral to scientific advancements and public health.
ASM looks forward to working with Dr. Redfield as the CDC continues to tackle critical public health issues such as antimicrobial resistance, vaccine development for influenza, and emergency preparedness for emerging bio threats both in the U.S. and abroad.
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 12:52

Agar Art 2018 Open for Submissions

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Create a magnificent microbial masterpiece and win up to $400-worth of prizes!
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 11:35

Best of ASM Blogs 2017

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Thanks to readers and writers alike for making 2017 a spectacular year ASM Blogs! Not only did we highlight top research from ASM Journals in mBiosphere, we also helped young scientists with career advice, professional development and career exploration in the ASM Careers blog, and explored the many ways microbiology affects the world around us in Microbial Sciences.
Monday, 18 December 2017 15:55

ASM's Best Microbiology News of 2017

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Here’s a snapshot of the most popular research stories from ASM journals that were covered in the news this year.
Thursday, 14 December 2017 13:39

ASM Members Named HHMI Professors

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ASM members Avery August and Andrew Ellington, and mBio editor, Margaret McFall-Ngai ,have been named Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Professors, an honor that recognizes excellence in research and education.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will mark the anniversary of the Great Influenza pandemic with a new exhibition, "Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World."
Data collaborative seeks to aid microbiome researchers by developing tools to help them access, analyze, and compare datasets
ASM and 43 other scientific and engineering societies urge the House of Representatives to preserve tax benefits for graduate students
ASM Global Outreach members Professor Shahida Hasnain and Dr. Samir Saha recieve UNESCO Prize
AAM member Joachim Frank among 2017 laureates in Chemistry
ASM members among the 2017 laureates in Physiology or Medicine
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 11:28

Announcing the 2018 ASM Award Winners

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The 2018 American Society for Microbiology awards in basic research, applied research, clinical research, education, and service have now been announced.
Colwell is awarded the 33rd International Prize for Biology by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
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