arch 20, the U.S. Consul General Theresa Grencik opened the ASM BioResource Center at the Kazakhstan National Medical University, a project funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in partnership with the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). The ASM BioResource Center will provide Kazakhstan National Medical University important resources, including books, journals, and online resources that provide cutting-edge resources and training.
This center will help to make the university an even more integral part of the microbiology community. The opening of the BioResource Center at the Kazakhstan National Medical University reflects the ongoing partnership between U.S. and Kazakhstan in the field of health and medical research. Dr. David McAlister, Acting Country Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Central Asia region attended the opening ceremony along with the representatives of World Health Organization, Rector of the National Medical University, faculty and students.