Register for Your 2019 ASM Microbe Press Pass

April 3, 2019

Press passes for Microbe 2019 are now available. Register for your press pass to gain advance access to online media materials, plus full access to the onsite press room, featuring our press releases, abstract summaries, and special interview sessions with key experts and meeting organizers. Email us at to register for your press pass.
Just Announced! Keynote Speaker

Patrick O. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., CEO/Founder of Impossible Foods, is the Keynote Speaker during ASM Microbe 2019, June 20-24 in San Francisco, CA. 

During a sabbatical in 2009, then Stanford University Biochemistry Professor Brown decided to switch the course of his career to address the urgent problem of climate change. His company’s mission is to eliminate the need for animals as a food production technology by making delicious, nutritious meat from plants.
Come to San Francisco this June to hear Dr. Brown’s story and his company’s efforts to make the global food system sustainable.

About ASM Microbe:
ASM Microbe 2019 showcases the best microbial sciences in the world and provides a one-of-a-kind forum to explore cutting-edge research and connect with experts in the microbial sciences.
Eight tracks allow you to narrow in on your scientific niche.
     • Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance
     • Applied and Environmental Science
     • Clinical Infections and Vaccines
     • Clinical and Public Health Microbiology
     • Host-Microbe Biology
     • Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity
     • Molecular Biology and Physiology
     • Profession of Microbiology
Meeting Information:
June 20-24, 2019
Moscone Center
San Francisco, CA
Meeting Highlights:
For more information or questions on the media program, please contact Aleea Khan or Joanna Urban at

Embargo Policy:

All ASM Microbe abstracts will be embargoed till Monday, May, 20, 2019.  Late breaker abstracts will be embargoed until Thursday, June 20, 2019.  Some abstracts will be embargoed to coincide with the times they are presented at the meeting.  Embargo times and dates will be clearly marked on all press releases.

Additionally, press releases and other promotional activity by third parties must coincide with the date and time of the presentation.

When asking for outside comment on press releases or news stories before the embargo has lifted, journalists are requested to ensure that the embargo is respected.  ASM reserves the right to ban any journalist from the meeting who breaks the embargo or breaches the media policy in any other way.

If your research has already been published, please contact the ASM communications office at to discuss how to handle promoting your abstract.

Author: ASM Communications

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