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Welcome to the July issue of EVISA's Speciation Newsletter.

Last week about 280 Experts from 28 countries came together in Oviedo for the 4th International Symposium on Metallomics. The organizers, Alfredo Sanz-Medel (Chair), Maria Montes-Bayon (Cochair) and Jörg Bettmer (Secretary) had put together a two-stream program consisting of 5 plenary lectures, 16 invited lectures and 63 contributed oral  presentations. The scientific program further included several poster sessions with about 135 posters and an exhibition of scientific instrumentation. All former organizers were present underlining the succesful continuation. Intense
discussions between the different groups during the breaks and poster sessions but also during the social program were a strong indicator for the establishment of a metallomics community. This is especially important, since research in the field of metallomics requires the interdisciplinary interaction and cooperation of researchers from many different fields for which the International Symposium on Metallomics is a kind of meeting point. An important part of this community are researchers working on speciation analysis of metallic species in biological systems and this part was well represented. Other researchers from toxicology, pharmacology, medicine  and biology were present but still less well represented. The next symposium in 2015 will take place in Beijing, China and will hopefully attract an even bigger number of participants. 

EVISA is keeping you updated  with what is going on in speciation analysis. In this section you will find news about the most current research results, about trends, legal issues and informations from manufacturers in the field of speciation analysis.

With all the links to further information and publications the News archive is a valuable collection of "hot topics" in speciation analysis. We continuously update even former news with new links and information so that all news are actual all the time.

New arsenic compounds found in herring
Chemists of the BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing have investigated herring fillets for arsenic and clearly characterised 18 arsenic compounds and amongst them, seven new arsenolipids are described for the first time.

EU approves new selenium compound for use as a nutritional supplement in animals
The European Commission has given market approval to Selisseo ® for use in all animal species. Selisseo is the trade name of the product developed by Adisseo, based on Tetrahedron's NutraSelen(R) compound.


With a list of about 50 current entries EVISA is informing you about interesting events and keeps you updated with their deadlines. By consulting our list of deadlines you won't miss the opportunity for early registration at reduced fee or the chance to submit your contribution in time.
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Please recognize the following deadlines:

FACSS 2013: 40th Annual Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies
Date:     September 29,2013 - October 3,2013
Location:     Milwaukee, Wisconsin
July 31,2013    Submission of poster abstracts
September 6,2013    Early registration at reduced fee

PittCon 2014: 43th Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy
Date:     March 2,2014 - March 7,2014
Location:     Chicago, IL, United States
August 1,2013    Submission of abstracts

Please do not hesitate to inform us in case that your conference related to speciation analysis is missing in our Agenda.

ICBIC16: 16th International Conference on BioInorganic Chemistry
Location: Grenoble, France
Date: 22.07.2013 - 26.07.2013

ICMGP 11: International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Date: 28.07.2013 - 02.08.2013

NEMC 2013: Protecting Human Health through Environmental Measurement and Monitoring
Location: Hyatt Regency on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas
Date: 05.08.2013 - 09.08.2013

EMI 2013: EnvironMetal Isotopes: International Conference on „Stable Metal Isotope Fractionation – Processes and Applications in Environmental Geochemistry”
Location: Ascona, Switzerland
Date: 18.08.2013 - 23.08.2013

10th NTES Conference: Trace & Mineral Elements in Health & Disease
Location: Loen, Norway
Date: 25.08.2013 - 29.08.2013

17th Euroanalysis 2013, the European Conference on Analytical Chemistry
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Date: 25.08.2013 - 29.08.2013


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U.S. EPA: Detecting, Quantifying, and Characterizing Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment
The U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory in Las Vegas has an opening for a National Research Council Postdoctoral Associate. The successful applicant will work with an EPA team on a project in nanomaterials characterization. We are particularly looking for a candidate with a strong background in both ICPMS and liquid chromatography or field flow fractionation, especially in coupling instrumentation in hyphenated approaches.

University of Bayreuth: Postdoctoral Researcher within the Environmental Geochemistry Group
The Environmental Geochemistry Group at the University of Bayreuth is a team of young researchers, looking for a highly motivated scientist, holding a PhD in geosciences, analytical (environmental) chemistry, geomicrobiology or related subjects who is interested in establishing independent research in the area of inorganic or organometallic environmental geochemistry.



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