The American Society for Microbiology is committed to advocating for public policies that are rooted in science. As a core part of its mission, ASM leads, collaborates and galvanizes scientists, stakeholders and the public to advance the field through evidence-based public policy.
ASM is requesting Congress initiate a high-level, comprehensive review of the SARS-CoV-2 response once the immediate public health emergency subsides.
ASM submitted testimony outlining our funding priorities for research funding at the US Department of Agriculture and the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science.
ASM applauds Congress for negotiating the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASM commends FDA for implementing unprecedented policy changes to boost laboratory testing capacity and availability of SARS-CoV-2 tests.
Explore proposed changes to science funding in the President's 2021 budget request across agencies.
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