Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that The 5th International Symposium on Metallomics is partnering with the Royal Society of Chemistry journal,Metallomics, to publish a themed issue dedicated to work presented at the conference. As a delegate of the meeting it is with great pleasure that we personally invite you to submit a paper to this themed issue.

Led by Editorial Board Chair Professor Wolfgang Maret (King’s College London), Metallomics publishes original research and topical reviews which provide insight into the role of metals, metalloids and trace elements in the biosciences. More details about the journal, the scope and our author guidelines are available on our website – This themed issue will showcase the excellent topics discussed during the symposium to create a high profile collection of outstanding papers, featuring the best in current metallomics research.

Deadline for Submissions: December 31, 2015

We welcome the submission of communications, full papers and review articles. If you are interested in writing a review article for the issue, please contact the Editorial Office to discuss potential topics (

You can submit your article using our online submission system: Please indicate in the “Comments to the Editor” section of the submission that your article is intended for the 5th International Symposium on Metallomics themed issue, so that it is correctly allocated. Please note that all submissions will be subject to initial assessment and peer-review and will only be accepted if they conform to the normal high standards and scope required for publication.

We would like to have a list of authors who intend to contribute as soon as possible. If you would like to accept our invitation please email the Editorial Office ( to let us know.

We do hope you are able to accept the invitation to contribute this themed issue in Metallomics and we look forward to receiving your response.

With best regards,

Professor Chunying Chen (Guest Editor)

Professor Xinrong Zhang (Guest Editor)

Professor Zhifang Chai   (Guest Editor)

Philippa Ross (Executive Editor – Metallomics)

Please note that publication of the accepted articles will occur without delay to ensure timely dissemination.