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Report on Viruses Looks Beyond Disease

07/22/2014
Recently, the American Academy of Microbiology released a new report, Viruses Throughout Life & Time: Friends, Foes, Change Agents that delves into the origin of viruses, the overlooked biological and microbial ecological role of viruses, and how these live forms have contributed to evolution. The various functions of viruses are ...

"Microbe-Powered Jobs: How Microbiologists Can Help Build the Bioeconomy" Infographic

04/15/2014
The American Academy of Microbiology has just released a new report, "Microbe-Powered Jobs: How Microbiologists Can Help Build the Bioeconomy," and along with it, an infographic, that summarizes the main points of the report. The full report can be found here: http://bit.ly/1lk346I, and a link to the infographic can be ...

2014 ICAAC Awards Now Accepting Nominations

02/06/2014
Help ASM honor deserving colleagues and young investigators by nominating for the Cubist-ICAAC and ICAAC Young Investigator Awards. The Cubist-ICAAC Award recognizes an outstanding scientist who is active in antimicrobial research, while the ICAAC Young Investigator Awards honor a superb young researcher in the fields of microbiology and infectious disease. ...

Curious about the Human Microbiome?

01/09/2014
The American Academy of Microbiology has released its newest report on the human microbiome. Based on the deliberations of some of the leading experts, the report answers common questions people have about this new field of science. While there is still much to be learned, this report presents the basics ...

Learn "How Microbes can Help Feed the World," by reading the Academy's newest report

08/28/2013
In order to feed the growing global population that is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, agricultural yields will need to increase by 70-100%. However, increasing this yield using current methods is not a viable option. Not only is it environmentally damaging, it is also not economically feasible. But ...

New Report Released by the American Academy of Microbiology: "FAQ: West Nile Virus"

07/12/2013
The American Academy of Microbiology has released its newest report about the West Nile virus. Questions answered include: Can West Nile virus outbreaks be prevented? Why do some people get West Nile fever? How did the West Nile virus spread across the country so quickly? The free report can be found ...

Honor the best in microbiology by nominating them for an asm2014 award

05/30/2013
Recognize an outstanding colleague, student, or mentor by nominating him/her for an asm2014 achievement award. The ASM Awards Program strives to honor the best in research, service, and education, and needs your help to do so! The deadline for awards to be presented at asm2014 is July 1, 2013. Please ...

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