Awards

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We are delighted to recognise and celebrate the winners of this year’s ISM9 Awards and commend all the winners for their outstanding contributions to the symposium.
Thank you to our award sponsors, Metallomics, RSC Chemical Biology, RSC Dalton Transactions, RSC Sensors and Diagnostics, Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, and Biometals, for making these awards possible.

George Firth
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN METALLOMICS IMAGING, SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING & IMAGING SCIENCES, KING’S COLLEGE LONDON

Best Oral Presentation

Presentation title: SLC30A10 Deficiency: Manganese Dyshomeostasis Visualised In Mice
Award sponsor: Metallomics
Fernando Antônio Gomes Brito
PHD STUDENT, ETH ZÜRICH

Oral Presentation
2nd place

Presentation title: Cadmium (Cd) And Zinc (Zn) Isotope Fractionation In A Plant Metallothionein
Award sponsor: RSC Sensors & Diagnostics
Xueying Wei
Year-3 PhD student, University of Hong Kong.

Oral Presentation
3rd Place

Presentation title: Multiple Inhibition Mode Of SARS-CoV-2 Helicase By Bismuth(III)
Award sponsor: Biometals
Leonardo Querci
PhD in Chemical Sciences, University of Florence

Judges Choice Flash Poster

Poster title: BIOCHEMICAL AND CELLULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE CISD3 PROTEIN: MOLECULAR BASES OF CLUSTER RELEASE AND DESTABILIZING EFFECTS OF NITRIC OXIDE
Award sponsor: RSC Chemical Biology
Rhiannon Boseley
Post Doctoral Research Associate at Diamond Light Source

Audience's Choice Flash Poster

Poster title: APPLICATIONS OF SYNCHROTRON IMAGING TECHNIQUES: FROM FORENSIC SCIENCE TO NEUROSCIENCE
Award sponsor: Biometals
Natalie Byrd
Post Doctoral Research Associate, University of Manchester.

Best Poster

Poster title: OPTIMISATION OF CU(II) BIOREDUCTION AND BIORECOVERY BY SHEWANELLA NEIDENSIS
Sponsor: Journal of trace elements in Medicine and Biology
Jingru Li
PHD STUDENT, UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Runner-Up Poster

Presentation title: BISMUTH COMPOUNDS EFFECTIVELY ERADICATE BURKHOLDERIA CEPACIA AND CONFER ANTI-BIOFILM ACTIVITY TO COMBINATION THERAPY
Award sponsor: RSC Dalton Transactions