Why Invest in Next-Generation Sequencing?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC's) AMD program brings cutting edge technology to the front lines of public health by harnessing the power of next-generation sequencing and high performance computing with bioinformatics and epidemiology expertise to study pathogens.

What ASM Is Doing


Tracking COVID Variants: The Role of Advanced Molecular Detection and Genomic Surveillance

CDC SPHERES: Harnessing the Power of Genomics to Bolster our COVID-19 Response

Estimates of SARS-CoV-2 Variant Prevalence in the U.S.

Data Visualization Source: CDC.

Hear From Experts


This Week in Virology: 2/21/21

The entire TWiV team assembles to discuss resurgence of COVID-19 in Manaus, Brazil, discovery of SARS-CoV-2 related viruses in bats in Southeast Asia and increased Ct values after administration of mRNA vaccine.

Scientific Publications

  • Search for articles about AMD in ASM Journals.
  • ASM's COVID-19 Research Registry was designed for the scientific research community to serve as a trusted source for credible science about COVID-19 and coronaviruses, in general.  Over 30,000 visitors have accessed the registry which includes a growing number of carefully-reviewed published and pre-print articles.

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