Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the International Society for Trace Element Research in Humans (ISTERH), the Nordic Trace Elements Society (NTES) and the Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (HDBMB) we are pleased to invite you to attend ISTERH 2015, a joint conference with NTES, which will take place in Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 18 to 22, 2015.

The conference continues the series of ISTERH and joint NTES meetings, this year „Recent Advances in Trace Element Research in Health and Disease“ has been highlighted as the theme of ISTERH 2015 conference. The conference scientific program will include plenary lectures, symposia, oral presentations and poster sessions. Social events accompanying the scientific program will provide ample opportunities for interaction with colleagues from around the world. Contributions are welcomed on all aspects of trace element research relevant to human and animal health and disease. Topics include: biochemistry, molecular biology, epidemiology, toxicity, nutrition, diet, environmental monitoring as well speciation and modelling, to name a few.

Dubrovnik, the host city of ISTERH 2015 is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the Mediterranean. A town of an exceptionally rich historical and cultural heritage and preserved monumental architecture, Dubrovnik was among the first sites to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. The conference will take place in the newly built Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel, the 5 star hotel located in Srebreno bay, between the historic Dubrovnik Old Town and Dubrovnik airport.

We are looking forward to seeing you at ISTERH 2015 in Dubrovnik!

Michael Aschner, President of ISTERH
Jan Aaseth, President of NTES
Zrinka Kovarik, President of HDBMB