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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

ASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.

UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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Dr. Masayori Inouye has been in the forefront of many areas of microbiology and biochemistry for the last 40 years, including his earlier works on the genetic codes using T4 phage lysozyme, biogenesis of the outer membrane lipoprotein, protein secretion and signal peptides, bacterial reverse transcriptases, msDNA, histidine kinases, transmembrane signal transduction, antisense RNA regulation, intra-molecular chaperone for protein folding to more recent works on bacterial toxin-antitoxin systems, discovery of mRNA interferases (sequence-specific endoribonucleases) and the Single Protein Production (SPP) System.