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Summer School 2019 – Metallomics

Dear colleagues, we are delighted to announce

the Summer School 2019

Metallomics: Food, feed and environmental applications with practical training

June 17 th – 19 th , 2019, UBFC, Belgrade, Serbia

that will be organized by KU Lueven and University of Belgrade-Faculty of Chemistry


If you are a PhD student, a post-doctoral scientist, or a junior researcher, attracted to the world of metallomics, and want to know more about analytical methodologies or emerging applications in the area of metallomics, then our Summer School is just the right place to attend.

Our summer school offers you a large variety of interesting lectures on fundamental research and specific topics presented by established scientists in their respective fields. It will also give you the opportunity to take part in practical sessions focusing on analytical techniques frequently used in metallomics applications.


Food, feed and environmental applications of metallomics summer school will include an overview of theoretical concepts and experimental approaches in metallomics, and will discuss future challenges in the development of artificial metalloenzymes for proteomic applications.

The school program includes the following:
• Essential, non – essential and toxic elements
• Sample treatment, separation, detection approaches (ICP OES and ICP MS)
• Statistical analysis
• Analytical concepts
• Computer-assisted theoretical modeling
• Development of artificial metalloenzymes for proteomic applications


Filip Tack (UG)

Tatjana Parac-Vogt (KULeuven)

Sanja Grguric-Sipka (UBFC)

Maja Gruden-Pavlovic (UBFC)

Jelena Mutic (UBFC)

Milos Milcic (UBFC)

Filip Andric (UBFC)

General Information

Number of attendees without fees is limited to 20 (10 from UBFC and 10 from abroad) and all
applicants must apply via procedure described below. Accommodation and financial support covering the travel are available for 10 junior researchers and PhD students from abroad. Accommodation will be provided for maximum 4 nights and travel costs will cover a maximal amount of 350 EUR per person. The priority will be given to junior researchers/PhD students applying from FoodEnTwin consortium. For non-selected applicants, fee for the summer school is 4000 RSD (35 EUR) without practical training and 12000 (100 EUR) including practical training. For all approved applicants, and applicants paying the fee, consumables, printed material, lunches and coffees during summer school will be provided.

Application procedure:

1) Fill in and sign application form (can be downloaded here)

2) Provide the following documents:
– CV and bibliography
– Motivation letter (max 1500 characters)
– Evidence of employment as a junior researcher or PhD student (provided by institution’s
administration /office)

3) Send all documents together in one email to:

Only complete applications will be considered for financial support.
Applications should be sent from January 1 st to April 30 th 2019.

The applicants will be informed by e-mail about outcome of their application before May15 th

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