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On June 11-12, 2018, Dr. Gary Banuelos, President of ISSR, Dr Xuebin Yin,  Secretary General of ISSR, and Professor Dongli Liang, Chair of 6th International Conference on Environemnt and Human Health, held a table meeting in Suzhou to discuss the organization of 6th International Conference on Selenium in Environment and Human Health(SEHH), which will be held on October 27-30, 2019 in Yangling/Xian, China.

The 6th International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health (ICSEHH) will be held during October 27-30, 2019 in Yangling / Xi’an, China. The general theme of the 6th ICSEHH is “selenium’s multi-faceted and interactive impact on the environment and biological systems”. The conference will focus on the role of selenium on the environment, animal and human health, biochemical, nutritional and molecular processes.

From 20-26 March, 2018, the president of ISSR, Dr. Gary Bañuelos, and the deputy secretary-general of ISSR, Dr. Linxi Yuan, visited Chinese traditional medicine germplasm resources garden, Se mine area in Yutangba Village, chicken farm with Se-rich eggs, and giant salamander farm in Enshi.

 

 

The conference venue of 4th International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health that will be held on 18-21 October 2015 has been changed from Cuiabá to São Paulo, Brazil.

 

ISSR Newsletter Issue 1 was published on July 20, and the highlights in the issue will include:

(1) 3rd International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health that was held on 10‐14 November 2013 in Hefei, China.

(2) 4th International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health will be held on 18‐21 October 2015 in Cuiaba, Brazil.

(3) Research Highlights: A Recent Survey on Selenium in Brazilian Soils and Crops.

(4) International Society for Selenium Research: Bylaws, Council Members, Elected Officers, Membership & Due.

(5) Recent Publications by Members (December 2013 – June, 2014).

The 3rd International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health was held on 10-14 November 2013 in Hefei, China.

This conference attracted over 100 participants from 19 countries, with about half of them from China. A total of 90 extended abstracts were accepted after peer review, and the conference proceedings entitled “Selenium in the Environment and Human Health” were published by CRC Press. Oral and poster presentations at the conference covered many important fields of selenium research, including biochemical functions of selenium, nutrient requirements, selenium-related health disorders, chemoprevention, biofortification, environmental toxicity, and selenium remediation technologies. During the conference, the International Society for Selenium Research also had its first all member meeting. A special presentation was also given at the conference by the local organizer for the 4th International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health which will be held in 2015 in Cuiaba, Brazil.

3rd International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to June 30, 2013.

 

Dr. Elias Arnér at Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) will give a keynote speech entitled "The Selenoprotein Thioredoxin Reductase as a Key Regulator of Cellular Signaling Pathways" and Dr. James Marshall at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (USA) will give a keynote speech on "Selenium-based Chemoprevention: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Selenomethionine and Methyl Selenocysteine" at the 3rd International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health that will be held on 10-14 November 2013 in Hefei, China.

International Society for Selenium Research has been established in fall 2012. Gary Banuelos serves as President, Joel Caton and Lutz Schomburg as Vice Presidents, Xuebin Yin as Secretary, Z.-Q. Lin as Treasurer, Martin Broadley, Allan Chilimba, Karaj S. Dhillon, Gijs Du Laing, Graham Lyons, and Milton Ferreira de Moraes as Council Members.

 

The 3rd International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health will be held on 10-14 November 2013 in Hefei, China.