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ISM Workshop-Training Course 2014 “Detection techniques for mycotoxins in the food/feed chain”

  07 March 2014
October 6-10, 2014

Institute of Sciences of Food Production, Bari, Italy

The Institute of Sciences of Food Production - National Research Council of Italy (ISPA-CNR) , under the aegis of the International Society for Mycotoxicology (ISM) , is hosting a one-week Workshop-Training Course from October 6-10, 2014 .
The course will give information about major problems associated with mycotoxin analysis and contamination along the food/feed chains.
Lectures and laboratory training will be provided on traditional methods routinely used and new immunological tools for rapid, robust and user-friendly analysis of mycotoxins in the food/feed chain.
Practical training in the laboratory will cover most of the course and trainees will be assisted individually in the laboratory by ISPA-CNR staff expert in instrumental and immunochemical analysis of mycotoxins.

The course covers:
Mycotoxins/toxigenic fungi: occurrence, risks and regulation
Prevention strategies for mycotoxins in the food/feed chain
Biomarkers of exposure to mycotoxins and relevant analytical methods
Overviews of major methods for mycotoxin detection
Validation of methods for mycotoxin analysis
Sample preparation and homogenization
Chemical analysis of major mycotoxins by HPLC/UHPLC
Multi-mycotoxin analysis by LC-MS/MS
Rapid techniques for mycotoxin detection (fast-ELISA, LFD, fluorometric tests)


How to register
ON-LINE: www.

Course information

Course dates: 06 – 10 October, 2014
Price: € 1,500 (delegates from ICPC Countries will benefit from a 20% discount)
Number of places available: 20
Registration deadline: September 20, 2014
Poster presentation: Participants are invited to present posters relevant to their activities or institution they come from. A short oral presentation of posters (5 minutes each) is foreseen on Thursday, 9.

For more information

Workshop-Training course:
Dr. Michelangelo Pascale Tel: +39 080 5929362, e-mail: [email protected]
Registration, Visa, Accommodation:
Dr. Mariella Quarto - Tel: +39 080 5929365, e-mail: [email protected]


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