Donohue takes on roll of ASM president


Bacteriology professor and Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center director Tim Donohue stepped into the role of president of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) on July 1. The leadership transition was announced in an ASM news release.

The American Society for Microbiology is the largest single life science society, composed of over 39,000 scientists and health professionals. Its mission is to advance the microbiological sciences as a vehicle for understanding life processes and to apply and communicate this knowledge for the improvement of health and environmental and economic well-being worldwide.