July 13 – 18, 2014 in Durham, NC USA

Thank you!

The 9th International BioMetals Symposium, BioMetals 2014, was a great success!  We would like to express our gratitude to all of the participants, volunteers, and sponsors.  Thank you!


BioMetals 2014 was held at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.  This interdisciplinary meeting built on the previous eight biennial meetings of the International Biometals Society and explored new and exciting research in the broad area of metals in biology.

196 participants (176 full participants) represented 5 continents and over 25 countries.  Participants included Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Post-doctoral trainees, Early Career Scientists, and Established Investigators from academic institutions, government laboratories, and industry.  The Technical Program included 3 Keynotes, 24 Invited Lectures, 34 Contributed Short Talks, and 110 Posters.  The Conference Program Book can be found under the Scientific Program menu option.

Organizing Committee

Al Crumbliss, Duke University, USA
Kathy Franz, Duke University, USA
Dennis Thiele, Duke University, USA

International Organizing Committee

Larry Barton, University of New Mexico, USA
Pierre Cornelis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Manuel Lemos, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Nigel Robinson, Durham University, UK
Isabelle Schalk, Université de Strasbourg – CNRS, France
Hans Vogel, University of Calgary, Canada
Guenther Winkelmann, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Local Organizing Committee

Christiana Conti Gooden, Duke University, USA
Claire J. Parker Siburt, Duke University, USA