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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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Antibacterial Development Conference

The Indo-US Professorships in Microbiology, sponsored by the Indo-US Science & Technology Forum, encourages partnerships between the United States and India. Open to ASM members and non-members alike, the program provides microbiological expertise to faculty and students in both countries by supporting grantees to teach interactive short courses or perform research projects. 
The ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Professors for Round Two of 2012 are:


 Wei- Mei Ching- Senior Scientist, Viral and Rickettsial Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center , USA, was selected to be an awardee for the  ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Teaching Professorship to implement the short course, “Genomics and proteomics in diagnostic test design for detection of zoonotic diseases: Utility of these tools in evaluating assays using scrub.”

 Yadav Asheesh- Scientist (Permanent Position) at the Institute of Minerals and Material Technology on biological wastewater treatment, India,  was selected to be am awardee for the ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Research Professorship to implement the research project “Study on interaction of iron and microbial communities for developing high performing bioremediation technologies.”