Among the topics to be presented are:
More detailed information, including programs and abstract, will be available in early May. Preliminary programs and press registration materials are currently available and can be obtained by calling the ASM Office of Communications or online at http://www.
Comprehensive media facilities will be available and meeting registration is complimentary for the media.
The ASM General Meeting Press Center will be located in Room A410 of the Georgia World Congress Center and will be open starting at 12:00 noon on Sunday, June 5. Programs, abstracts, news releases and information about daily press conferences will be available. All media representatives must be registered to attend sessions; registration is limited to a maximum of three individuals from a single outlet. Please note that videotaping in session rooms is not allowed.
The ASM, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is the oldest and largest single biological membership organization with approximately 44,000 members worldwide. Members work in different organizations, including education (research institutions, undergraduate and graduate institutions, and medical dental and veterinary schools), industry (pharmaceutical, food and agriculture, biotechnology, environmental, and pollution control companies and hospitals), and federal and state governments (research laboratories and public health).