Travel Award for Dagmara to attend EMDS Meeting

Dagmara Wiatrek has been awarded £400 from the European Macrophage and Dendritic Cell Society (EMDS) to attend their annual meeting in Krakow, Poland in September. Dagmara will present part of her PhD studies at the meeting relating to zinc transporter expression in dendritic cells .

Physiology 2015

Physiology 2015, Cardiff 6-8 July, was a fantastic meeting and we would like to thank the organisers for putting together such an exciting programme.
Dr Samantha Pitt gave a talk entitled “Recombinant human TPC2 and TPC1 are both NAADP-regulated ion channels but display important functional differences”
Ben Reilly-O’Donnell presented his work on how “zinc modulates RyR2 function and may lead to “leaky” channels in heart failure”
Gavin Robertson also presented his work “Exploring a novel role for zinc in modulation of sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium release in skeletal muscle”