Invitation Letter from Meeting Organizing Chairman
On behalf of the Meeting Organizing Committee, it is my great pleasure to invite you to Beijing, China, to the 18th International Symposium on Microsome and Drug Oxidation (MDO2010), to be held on May 16-20, 2010. The meeting will cover a broad range of traditional as well as emerging topics in drug metabolism and transport, including new developmenta in enzyme structure and function, regulation of gene expression, pharmacogenomics, drug-ddrug interaction, drug conjugation, transorter-P450 interplay, drug discovery and development, herbal medicine, natural products, and new technologies in drug metabolism.
Beijing, “the Capital of thousands years”, is rich in historical wonders and precious cultural treasures, as well as beautiful modern architectures. The city, which is home to some of the best universities and biomedical research centers in Asia, and an increasingly popular site for new R&D investment by major pharmaceutical companies, provides the ideal scientifia background for a MDO meeting. The state-of-the art meeting facility, exciting social programs, culturally-diverse cuisine, and numerous sightseeing options (great Wall, Summer Palace, Forbidden City., Olympic buildings, to name a few) will provide not only ample opportunities for scientific interaction among meeting participants, but also class entertainment for the entire family.
We look forward to welcoming you to Beijing.
Xiaoliang Wang, Ph.D.
Chairman. Local Organizing Committee
Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences(CAMS)