From the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
From the National Institutes of Health
The Sixth Annual North American Genetic Analysis of ABC Transporters Workshop
Thursday, September 24, 2009 -
Friday, September 25, 2009
The objectives of the meeting were to bring together researchers in the field of ABC transporters to discuss advances in the field and new research findings. Presentations included talks by students and postdoctoral scientists on their current research, overview presentations by leading researchers in the field, and poster presentations. In addition, presentations were given by representatives of rare disease foundations to provide interaction between scientists in the field and the disease foundations. The goals were to bring the top research groups in the field together with representatives from major disease foundations to discuss new data and educate new investigators in the field. New research ideas and funding ideas, productive collaborations, and job opportunities for young investigators were generated.
Contact: Dr. Michael Dean, NCI 301-846-5931
National Cancer Institute