Dr. Xiao Li, chairperson of the Academic Committee of the International Organization for Mycoplasmology (IOM) and professor of University of Alabama, visited JAAS on August 15, 2017. JAAS Vice President Liu Xianjin hosted the reception. Both sides carried out discussions on the 2022 International Conference for Mycoplasmology that is to be held in Nanjing, Jiangsu. Dr. Sun Hongmei of Capital Institute of Pediatrics was also invited to the meeting.
After the meeting, Dr. Xiao visited the Institute of Veterinary Medicine and made an academic report on "Immunodeficiency and Mycoplasma Infection". Dr. Sun Hongmei also delivered an academic talk on "Epidemiological Investigation and Genotyping of Mycoplasma pneumoniae". The two experts discussed with the researchers of IVM about mycoplasma resistance, detection technology of mucosal IgA antibody, genotyping and some other hot topics of mycoplasma.
Dr. Xiao spoke highly of the research achievements, academic atmosphere and talent team of JAAS and extended firm support to JAAS for hosting the 2022 International Conference for Mycoplasmology.