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Bridging Clinical and Fundamental Research in Copper Biology
The scientific meeting will follow on from previous successful iterations of this meeting, and will include investigators drawn from the chemical, biological and medical sciences, in topics ranging from copper in human disease and cancer to imaging and microbial infectious disease.

Date: 23.09.2018 - 28.09.2018
National/International: International
Language: English
Type: Conference
Location: Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento, Naples, Italy.
Contact: Svetlana Lutsenko (Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes); David Giedroc (Indiana University) and Roman Polishchuk (TIGEM)
Conference web site at:   https:⁄⁄www.indiana.edu⁄~copper11⁄

The meeting will comprise ten thematically organized scientific symposia over five days, with one afternoon off to enjoy southern Italy.

Sessions are:
  1. Modifying factors in disorders of copper misbalance (Wilson disease, Menkes disease)
  2. Copper and neurological disorders
  3. Copper and metabolism
  4. Copper in the central nervous system (CNS)
  5. Copper uptake and efflux
  6. Intracellular copper trafficking
  7. Monitoring copper and copper speciation in cells and tissues: New tools
  8. Copper, infectious disease and the immune response
  9. Copper in cellular differentiation, proliferation, and cancer
  10. Keynote Lecture: Amy Rosenzweig, Northwestern University


August 1,2018Extended: Submission of abstracts
September 1,2018Registration

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