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Greg Anderson - "Mechanisms and regulation of iron intake in early infancy"
Head, Iron Metabolism Laboratory
Simon Andrews - "Bacterial iron export combats innate immunity"
Head of the Biomedical Sciences Section and Microbiology Research Group
University of Reading
Judith Behnsen - "Probiotic Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 Uses Zinc Transporters and a Product of the Yersiniabactin Operon to Acquire Zinc in the Inflamed Gut"
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine
Rachel Codd - TBD
The University of Sydney
Jean-François Couture - "Structural insights into a metalloregulator"
Canada Research Chair in Structural Biology and Epigenetics
University of Ottawa
David Eide - "Meeting the quota: the Zap1 transcription factor and the cellular economy of zinc"
University of Wisconsin - Madison
David Giedroc - "Molecular mechanisms of bacterial transition metal homeostasis"
David E. Heinrichs - "Iron acquisition in the S. aureus-infected phagocyte"
University of Western Ontario
John Helmann - "Zinc buffering, mobilization and chaperone-dependent trafficking in Bacillus subtili"
Professor and Chairman
Tricia Kiley - TBD
Professor and Chair
University of Wisconsin
Isabelle Michaud-Soret - TBD
Marvin J. Miller - "Exploiting Microbial Iron Transport for Development of Targeted Antibiotics: Synthetic Sideromycins"
University of Notre Dame
Michael Murphy - "Heme extracted from hemoglobin by IsdB at the cell surface Staphylococcus aureus is shuttled to SbnI to regulate siderophore biosynthesis"
University of British Columbia
Shelley Payne - "Feo: New insights into an ancient iron transporter"
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Professor
University of Texas at Austin
Tracey Rouault - TBD
Associate Scientific Director
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Manuela Santos - "Iron supplements modulate gut microbiota composition and probiotic efficiency in mice"
Université de Montréal
Frank Thévenod - "Channels, transporters and receptors for cadmium and cadmium complexes: Facts and alternative facts"
University Professsor and Institute Director
Anthony White - "Glial cell copper regulation as a key target to control neuroinflammation"
Sebastian Winter - "Precision editing of the gut microbiota"
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Deborah Zamble - "The mechanisms of action of nickel-selective homeostasis factors from E. coli and H. pylori"
University of Toronto