MichaelDongMichael W. Dong, PhD. Born in Shanghai and raised in Hong Kong, Michael is a principal consultant at MWD Consulting (www.mwd-consulting.com). He was formerly senior scientist at Genentech, Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry and QC, research director at Synomics Pharma (CRO), research fellow at Purdue Pharma, and senior staff scientist at Applied Biosystems / Perkin-Elmer. He holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from City University of New York and a certificate in Biotechnology

at U. C. Santa Cruz.

Michael has over 20 years of working experience in HPLC and pharmaceutical development. He has conducted numerous training courses at national meetings in the last ten years. He has 100+ publications in chromatography and authored 3 books including a best-seller in chromatography - "Modern HPLC for Practicing Scientists" and "Handbook of pharmaceutical analysis by HPLC". He is advisory board members of LCGC magazine, American Pharmaceutical Review and Chinese American Chromatography Association (CACA). He is a long-term member of Toastmasters International. Michael is fluent in written and spoken Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese and Shanghainese).