Conference Summary

Launched in 1983, this FASEB Science Research Conference (SRC) is dedicated to elucidating the role of trace elements in model organisms and mammals. This will be the 16th iteration of this meeting series.

This conference will continue the tradition of bringing together a broad range of scientists from different disciplines by including molecular and cellular biologists, microbiologists, geneticists, bioinorganic chemists, clinicians, physicians, and nutrition researchers.  

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The Steamboat Grand

2300 Mt. Werner Circle
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 USA
877.269.2628 or 970-871-5500


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Funding for this conference was made possible in part by 1 R13 DK 124961 -01 from NIDDK. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


Mitchell Knutson, PhD
Professor, Nutritional Biochemistry, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Martina Ralle, PhD
Associate Professor, Molecular and Medical Genetics, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA

Keynote Lectures

Brent Stockwell, PhD
Columbia University

Sabeeha Merchant, PhD
University of California, Berkeley


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