Chris Dennison of Newcastle University and Jon McMaster of the University of Nottingham put together a great programme, with Chairs and speakers from the UK, USA and Japan. These included Metallomics Editorial Board members Tom O’Halloran and Nigel Robinson, as well as Claudia Blindauer of the University of Warwick and Wolfgang Maret of King’s College, London who have both recently published review articles in Metallomics:
Cytosolic metal handling in plants: determinants for zinc specificity in metal transporters and metallothioneins
Claudia A. Blindauer and Ralf Schmid
Metallomics, 2010, 2, 510-529
Cytosolic zinc buffering and muffling: Their role in intracellular zinc homeostasis
Robert A. Colvin, William R. Holmes, Charles P. Fontaine and Wolfgang Maret
Metallomics, 2010, 2, 306-317
Student posters were also presented, and our congratulations go to Fazia Adyani Ahmad Fuad of the University of Edinburgh and Stephen Allen of Newcastle University who won the Metallomics and Dalton Transactions poster prizes, respectively.
Thanks very much to Chris, Jon and all involved in organising the meeting for an interesting and insightful couple of days.