American Society for Microbiology News

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is a professional organization dedicated to advancing the microbial sciences. Founded in 1899, ASM has grown into one of the largest life science societies in the world, boasting over 30,000 members globally. The society’s mission focuses on promoting and advancing microbial science and its application to address complex challenges in health, the environment, and beyond. ASM organizes numerous conferences and meetings, publishes a wide array of scholarly journals and books, and offers extensive resources for education and career development in microbiology. It serves as a pivotal platform for networking, collaboration, and advocacy among researchers, educators, health professionals, and students in the field.