ASM Policy Principles
The American Society for Microbiology recognizes the essential role of public policy in advancing microbial science as a cross-cutting and global endeavor. Microbiology transcends government agencies and borders, and continued advancement in the field requires adherence to certain core policy principles.
Fundamental Microbial Sciences and Discovery
To advance the fundamental (also referred to as basic) microbial sciences and their broad applications now and in the future, ASM will advocate for the following: