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ASM Policy Development Process

  • July 26, 2019
Check out the Policy Development Webinar, take the survey, and read the FAQ's!

ASM Applauds Passage of the Combatting Sexual Harassment in Science Act

  • July 23, 2019
The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) applauds the House of Representatives for taking a crucial step forward today to address sexual harassment in science by passing H.R. 36, the “Combatting Sexual Harassment Act in Science Act of 2019.”

ASM Urges Funding for the National Microbiome Data Collaborative

  • July 10, 2019
On behalf of the undersigned organizations committed to advancing scientific research on the microbiome, we respectfully request that the Senate Appropriations Committee match the $10 million provided for microbiome research initiatives in the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Energy and Water appropriations bill passed by the House as part of H.R. 2740.

ASM Cosponsors Antimicrobial Resistance Event

ASM, The CDC, Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust, and the CDC Foundation cosponsored "A Night Celebrating Global Antimicrobial Resistance Fighters" in New York City.

White Paper: Laboratory Detection of Toxigenic Clostridium difficile

ASM Produces A Practical Guidance Document for the Laboratory Detection of Toxigenic Clostridium difficile.