5th ZINC-UK meeting
to link UK (and non-UK) zinc researchers

The meeting was held on 14th November 2011 and the theme was "Zinc flux and transport"

Venue: UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, 11-43 Bath Street, EC1V 9EL, London.

Meeting Abstracts

10:30 Registration with tea, coffee and biscuits

11:00 Welcome and announcements

11:10 Keynote lecture by Lothar Rink (Germany): Zinc homeostasis and Immunity

12:00 May Copsey (RSC, Editor of Metallomics, UK): Introduction to the journal Metallomics

12:15 Nicola Lowe (Preston): Conference summary: ISTERH

12:30 Wolfgang Maret (KCL): Conference summary: Metals and Genetics

12:45 Rapid fire for poster presenters

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Irina Koritchneva (France): Zinc fluxes through Ca channels in muscle cells

14:30 Diane Ford (Newcastle, UK): Effects of other metals on the expression of zinc-responsive genes

15:00 Ruth Valentine (Newcastle, UK): Differential subcellular localization of the splice variants of the zinc transporter znt5

15:30 Tony Miller (Norwich): Plant MTP zinc transporters

16:00 Gargi Meur (Imperial College): Glucose-mediated changes in intracellular free Zn2+ in pancreatic β cells are regulated by the granular zinc transporter ZnT8

16:30 Posters with wine and cheese

19:00 Dinner

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