Preconference Workshop on

5th World Congress on Biotechnology

May 27, 2014 Scientific Park of Valencia University, Spain
Theme: DNA Testing in Food Safety
9:00 Welcome and coffee
9:30 Pathogen testing in a food laboratory using real-time PCR.
Gonçalo Carvalho. Food Safety Field Application Specialist.
Thermo Fisher (Life Technologies brand).
10:15 Genetic analysis in food and feed. Methods and applications.
Dr. Ana Martínez-Hortigüela. Business Development. Imegen, Spain.
11:00 Compositing samples using the Pathatrix® Auto System and the use of rapid methods for pathogen testing in the chocolate industry.
François Bourdichon. Corporate Food Safety, Microbiology and Hygiene Manager. Barry Callebaut, Belgium.
11:45 Coffee break
12:15 Risk management and food safety. The importance of sampling.
Dr. Jose Juan Rodriguez Jerez. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain.
13:00 From a harmonized detection of processed animal proteins in feed in the EU to the support of the Commission in the horse meat scandal.
Dr. ir Olivier Fumière. EURL-AP European Union Reference.
Laboratory for animal proteins in feedingstuffs, Gembloux, Belgium.
13:45 Lunch
15:00 Imegen Lab tour & demo


Parc Científic de la Universitat de València
C/ Catedrático Agustín Escardino, 9
46980 Paterna (Valencia) España
Pre-Conference Venue
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