10th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry
25 - 28 September, 2009 Debrecen, Hungary

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The major subjects of the conference include:

  • Structural and functional models of metalloenzymes
  • Inhibition of metalloenzymes
  • Metal ion interactions with biomolecules (DNA, peptides, etc.)
  • Chelation therapy: Design and synthesis of selective chelating agents
  • Metal based drugs
  • Metal complexes as anticancer and antiviral agents
  • Metal complexes in the clinical diagnosis
  • Human diseases related to metal ion excess and/or deficiency
  • Metal ions and neurodegeneration
  • Bioorganometallic chemistry
  • Metal ion toxicology
  • Environmental aspects of bioinorganic chemistry, phytomining and phytoremediation
  • Analytical sensors based upon metal ions and/or ligands

  • DE TTK

    Forms of presentations:

  • plenary lectures (invited)
  • session lectures (invited)
  • oral presentations (selected from Abstracts submitted before April 30, 2009)
  • posters

  • Plenary lectures (45 minutes)

    SpeakerInstitutetentative title
    Silvio AimeUniversity of Torino, ItalyMetal Based Probes for Molecular Imaging Investigations
    Roger AlbertoUniversity of Zurich, SwitzerlandOrganometallic Complexes of the Mn-triad in Molecular Imaging and Therapy
    Sue Berners-PriceUniversity of Western Australia, Perth, AustraliaGold-Based, Mitochondria-Targeted Chemotherapeutics
    Glenn MillhauserUniversity of California, Santa Cruz, USWhy we all have the mad cow prion protein: Insights into PrP`s function as a metalloprotein
    Chris OrvigUniversity of British Columbia, Vancouver, CanadaInsulin-enhancing Vanadium Drugs: From Lunch Table Scribble to Clinical Trials
    Vincent L. PecoraroUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, UStitle will be announced later
    Jan ReedijkLeiden University, NetherlandsPlatinum anticancer coordination compounds: Study of DNA binding inspires new drug design
    Carel WreesmannAkzoNobel Chemicals, Arnhem, NetherlandFerric Sodium EDTA for Therapeutic Uses

    Session lectures (25+5 minutes)

    SpeakerTown/Countrytentative title
    Wojtiech BalWarsaw, PLNickel(II)-Related Peptide Bond Hydrolysis
    Seth M. CohenSan Diego, USFragment Based Approaches to Metalloprotein Inhibitors
    Peter CombaHeidelberg, DECO2 fixation by Copper Complexes of Cyclic Peptides
    Robert CrichtonLouvain, BEtitle will be announced later
    Jose M. Dominguez-VeraGranada, SPNative and Synthetic Ferritins. Nanobiomedical Applications
    Zijian GuoNanjing, ChinaThe in vitro and in vivo applications of novel zinc fluorescent sensors
    Róbert GyurcsányiBudapest, HUNanostructures and Synthetic Ligands Assisted (Bio)sensing
    Béla GyurcsikSzeged, HUArtificial Metallonucleases for Gene Therapy
    Liang-nian JiGuangzhou, ChinaSequence-dependent B/Z DNA conformational switching with Ru(II) polypyridyl complexes
    Henryk KozlowskiWroclaw, PLThe Specific Interactions of Fish Prion Proteins with Metal Ions
    Bernhard LippertDortmund, DEMetal Catalysis in Nucleic Acid Chemistry
    Franc MeyerGöttingen, DEOxidation and Oxygenation Chemistry with Bioinspired Dicopper and Diiron Complexes
    Mikio NakamuraTokyo, JPRegulation of Heme Electronic Structure by Means of Axial Ligands
    Kevin B. NolanDublin, IEHydroxamate Inhibitors of the Peroxidase and Cyclooxygenase Sites of Prostaglandin-H-Synthase
    Giuseppe PappalardoCatania, ITCopper(II) and Zinc(II) Interactions with the Amyloid beta Peptide: Structure of the Complexes, Oligomerisation and in vitro Toxicity
    Peter SadlerWarwick, UKPhotoactivated Metal Anticancer Complexes
    Thanos SalifoglouThessaloniki, GRtitle will be announced later
    Roland K.O. SigelZurich, CHControling Folding of Large RNAs by Divalent Metal Ions
    Éva Tóth-JakabOrleans, FRNew Developments in Molecular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Agents and Bimodal Probes

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