American Society for Microbiology (ASM) continues to advocate for scientific solutions to climate change.


ASM leadership recently hosted a virtual panel during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Science Summitt to discuss The Role of Microbiology is Sustainable Development. As part of a joint call to action ASM joined with other societies on the editorial titled, Call for Emergency Action to Limit Global Temperature Increases, Restore Biodiversity, and Protect Health.

ASM understands the need to protect the health of the world through science and encourages authors to submit their high-quality research to share with the microbiolgy community.  

Explore our recent top cited articles on climate change.

Published in Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews®:

Microbial Community Resilience across Ecosystems and Multiple Disturbances

Published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology®:

Historical Nitrogen Deposition and Straw Addition Facilitate the Resistance of Soil Multifunctionality to Drying-Wetting Cycles

Nitrate Consumers in Arctic Marine Eukaryotic Communities: Comparative Diversities of 18S rRNA, 18S rRNA Genes, and Nitrate Reductase Genes

Published in mSystems®:

Soil Microbial Biogeography in a Changing World: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives

Soil Carbon, Nitrogen, and Phosphorus Cycling Microbial Populations and Their Resistance to Global Change Depend on Soil C:N:P Stoichiometry

Published in mBio®:

Long-Term Warming in Alaska Enlarges the Diazotrophic Community in Deep Soils

A Novel Mouse Model of Enteric Vibrio parahaemolyticus Infection Reveals that the Type III Secretion System 2 Effector VopC Plays a Key Role in Tissue Invasion and Gastroenteritis


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