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2nd Annual London Metallomics Consortium Meeting

JZ Young Lecture Theatre, UCL Anatomy Building, London

13 Sep Metallomics image LMC 2nd meeting

We are pleased to invite you to the 2nd meeting of London Metallomics Consortium, a Cross London Network for promotion of basic and applied research on metal metabolism in health and disease. We aim to increase collaboration amongst different academic groups and discuss the most recent advances in metal research.

The meeting will be held in the JZ Young Lecture Theatre, UCL Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6XA.

This is a free event but please register via Eventbrite.

Agenda:

13.00 – 13.10

Introduction. Prof. Kaila Srai (UCL)

13.10-13.40

 Role of manganese in physiology and disease. Dr. Karin Tuschl  (UCL)

13.40- 14.10

 Systems biology of yeast metal homeostasis. Simran Aulakh (Crick)

14.10-14.40

Cobalt, the pernicious goblin at the heart of B12. Prof. Martin Warren (University of Kent)

14.40- 15.10

The role of metals in the aetiology and progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Dr Ian Mudway (KCL)

15.10- 15.40

 Coffee

15.40-16.10

 Gallium radionuclides in PET imaging and metallomics.  Prof. Philip Blower (KCL)

16.10-16.40

 The London Metallomics Facility: a unique scientific platform for multidimensional metallomics. Dr. Thea Stewart (KCL)

16.40-17.10

 IHAT-GUT clinical trial: nano-iron supplement to safely combat iron deficiency and anaemia in young children in The Gambia. Dr. Dora Pereira (University of Cambridge)


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