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Press Passes Available for Experimental Biology
April 9 through April 13 in Washington, D.C.

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 31, 2011 – Six scientific societies will hold their joint scientific sessions and annual meetings at Experimental Biology 2011 (EB 2011) from April 9-13, in Washington, D.C. The meeting brings together leading researchers from the life science disciplines of the American Association of AnatomistsAmerican Physiological SocietyAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyAmerican Society for Investigative PathologyAmerican Society for Nutrition and American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 

WHO: Thousands of leading researchers working in the life sciences
WHAT: Experimental Biology, the convergence of six scientific societies’ annual meetings
WHEN: April 9-13, 2011 
WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C. (Google map)
 

Media registration
Complimentary registration is available to credentialed representatives of the press. Detailed instructions for individuals who wish to request press passes and newsroom hours are available on the website. The Press Room will be open Friday, April 8, through Wednesday, April 13. Pre-registration for press passes is strongly encouraged and will be accepted through April 4. A press kit with highlights of scientific research will be available on an embargoed basis prior to the meeting. 

Members of the media will have easy access to: 

  • six society meetings in one location 
  • 50-plus concurrent scientific sessions spanning the disciplines of the sponsoring societies 
  • attendees from 65 countries 
  • 400 exhibit booths representing nearly 300 companies 
  • an onsite newsroom with wi-fi connection 
 

The importance of EB 2011: depth and diversity of critical science 
EB 2011 will highlight topics that relate to science, health and medicine. Individual topics addressed each day are as diverse as the oliticization of science, drug reactions, stem-cell-based therapy, obesity and diet, circulating tumor cells, genetic disease susceptibility, and regenerative medicine.  

Thousands of scientists, symposia and lectures
During the past five years, Experimental Biology has attracted an average of 13,700 attendees, of whom more than 10,000 were scientists. This year’s meeting is expected to exceed the average. The majority of scientists represent university and academic institutions as well as government agencies, nonprofits organizations, and the private sector.
 

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