Several recently published mBio studies describe new mechanisms of intrinsic antibiotic resistance. These mechanisms may themselves become therapeutic targets to broaden the application of currently available drugs.
In 2008, ASM visited the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., for the opening of "An Iconography of Contagion," an art exhibition featuring more than 20 public health...
Statements and Testimony
The ASM sent a statement to members of Congress urging support for funding growth for biomedical research, science and public health programs.
Public and Scientific Affairs Board
Graduate school is no walk in the park, and the first year can be especially hard because of the challenges that come with being in a new environment, learning what...
The discovery of a new negative stranded RNA virus of wasps that regulates longevity and sex ratio of its parasitoid host.
Vincent Racaniello Virology, virus, TWiV, RNA
Take the ASM Grant Writing Online Course. Learn best practices from grant reviewers and successful grantees.
Team outreach can help improve the environment in your lab, provide students with experience outside of the lab, and bolster team communication. Students gain insight into careers in scientific outreach...
A new study suggests that coral reefs—already under existential threat from global warming—may be undergoing further damage from invading bacteria and fungi coming from land-based sources, such as outfall from...
Students will build their professional development skills during the Microbe Academy for Professional Development, a pre- ASM Microbe workshop.
Vincent, Elio, and Michael reveal what Neanderthals ate from analysis of DNA in their teeth, and new CRISPR-Cas systems found in the genomes of uncultured microbes.
Vincent Racaniello TWiM, podcast, Microbiology, CRISPR, crisprcas9
Around the World
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. In 2015, there were 10.4 million new cases of TB and 1.4 million died from the disease. These numbers...