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FCT-2016 Featured Speakers
Dennis Heldman, The Ohio State University, USA
Title: Optimizing the design of preservation processes
Mendel Friedman, USDA, USA
Title: Antibiotic Activities of Food-compatible Compounds and Plant Extracts against Nonrersistant and Antibiotic-resistant Foodborne Pathogens
Elizabeth H. Jeffery, University of Illinois, USA
Title: A new era for prebiotics: improving activation of bioactive food components by the microbiome
Margaret Barth, California Baptist University, USA
Mark Failla, , The Ohio State University, USA
Title: In vitro models for cost-effective screening of the bioaccessibility and bioavailability of health promoting compounds from foods and ingredients
Sam K. C. Chang, Mississippi State University, USA
Title: Changes of Soybean Biochemical Components and Food Quality as Affected by Post-Harvest Storage Conditions
Martin Buehler, , Decagon Devices, Inc., USA
Title: Glass-Transition Boundary Curve for Shelf-Life Prediction
Nathan S. Bryan, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Title: The Unknown Nutrient: Discovery of the Health Benefits of Dietary Nitrate
Wenjie Liu, North Carolina State University, USA
General Mills, USA
Title: Emerging Food Technologies: Thermal and Non-Thermal
Josip Simunovic, North Carolina State University, USA
Isil Gazioglu, U. S. Food and Drug Administration, USA
Title: The biological activities and phenolic profiles of Salvia steminea and Salvia krononburgei from Anatolia
Abha Chauhan, NYS Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities, USA
Title: Beneficial effects of a diet with walnuts in Alzheimer’s disease
John Khouryieh, Western Kentucky University, USA
Title: Involvement of the interfacial layer and protein partition on oxidation of oil-in-water emulsions
JJ Jones, The Center for Food Integrity, USA
Title: A Clear View on Transparency: And How it Builds Consumer Trust
Sarkisyan Varuzhan, Federal Research Centre of Nutrition and Biotechnology, Russia
Title: Plasmalogens. Neglected nutrients with crucial biological role
Romdhane Karoui, Artois University, France
Title: Determination of the authenticity of food products by infrared and fluorescence spectroscopies coupled with chemometric tools
Concettina La Motta, University of Pisa, Italy
Title: Functional efficacy of food components and non-nutrient bioactives
Teresa Cecchi, I.T.T. Montani, Italy
Title: The molecular fingerprint of the aroma of typical Italian foods
Naofumi Morita, Toyo College of Food Technology, Japan
Title: Improving nutritional and functional properties of pseudo-cereals by germination
Yoshiyuki Watanabe, Kindai University, Japan
Title: Enzymatic Synthesis of Amphiphilic Acyl Ascorbate and Its Suppressive Effect on Lipid Oxidation
Sotirios Kiokias, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Title: Activity of natural carotenoid preparations against the thermal autoxidation of oil-in-water emulsions
Eunjung Roh, National Institute of Agricultural Science, Republic of Korea
Title: Biocontrol of Staphylococcus aureus and Pectobacterium carotovorum on Fresh-cut Produce by Treatment with Bacteriocins and Bacteriophages
Kun Wang, University of Manitoba, Canada
Title: Unveiling the nature of binding between selected flavours to Canola and Pea proteins and effect of chemical modification of proteins on flavour delivery
Lulzim Zeneli, University of Gjakova Fehmi Agani, Republic of Kosovo
Title: Food as a source of exposure to nonessential elements and their effects on human health
Azmil Haizam Ahmad Tarmizi, Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia
Title: Feasibility of post-frying vacuum application in improving the performance of frying oil and product quality
Farahnaz Fathordoobady, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Isabel M.P.L.V.O. Ferreira, University of Porto, Portugal
Title: Reduction of cancer risk related to the consumption of red meat
Luisa Custodio, University of Algarve, Portugal
Title: The Xtreme Bio project: unravelling the biotechnological potential of halophyte plants from southern Portugal
Olga Viegas, University of Porto, Portugal
Title: Effect of red wine pomace and storage on carcinogens formation in barbecued beef patties
Edgar Pinto, University of Porto, Portugal
Title: Effects of microcystin-LR and cylindrospermopsin on the mineral content of lettuce grown hydroponically
Franco Pedreschi Plasencia, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile
Title: Mitigation of neo-contaminant formation in Chilean bread: Effect of phenolic compounds from tara (Caesalpinia spinosa) extract
Silvia Matiacevich, University of Santiago, Chile
Title: Encapsulation of active compounds for increasing shelf life of fresh products
Luciana Melo Coelho, Federal University of Goias, Brazil
Title: Determination of total arsenic and arsnic (V) in rice samples by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry after cloud point extraction
Leandro S. Oliveira, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Title: Microwave-assisted extraction of pectin from pequi (Caryocar brasilense Camb.) fruit by-product
Adriana Franca, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Title: Detection of Multiple Adulterants in Roasted and Ground Coffee by FTIR employing data fusion
P.S.Vijaya Kumar, Institute of Nanoscience and Technology, India
Title: Nano scale approaches on food preservation
Ali Ferradji, High National school of Agronomy, Algeria
Title: Optimization of osmotic dehydration of bananas slices in sucrose solutions using response surface methodology
Hakima Acheheb, University of Blida, Algeria
Title: Thermal properties of cooked carrot puree: experimental and simulating study of water immersion cooling of canned carrot puree
Felix Narku Engmann, Kumasi Polytechnic, Ghana
Title: The characteristics of alcohol fermentation and aroma compounds in winemaking using different treatment methods on mulberry juice
Guoxin Lai, Meizhouwan Vocational Technology College, China
Title: Application of dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction to analyses of arsenic and antibiotic residues in food matrices
Mun Yhung Jung, Woosuk University, South Korea
Title: A novel highly-sensitive inorganic arsenic speciation in rice by a gas chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry in combination with one step derivatization technique
Zvi Hayouka, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Title: Towards the development of bioactive packaging
Sabiha Achat, University of Bejaia, Algeria
Title: Extraction technologies of bioactive compounds from plant materials
Idiat Bolajokjo Ogunyinka, University of Zululand, South Africa
Title: Hypoglycemic, antioxidant and hypolipidemic effects of protein isolate from Parkia biglobosa in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats
Luciana C. Nogueira, IFRJ, Brazil
Title: Soybean Paste Development enriched with Calcium and fructooligosaccharides (FOS )

FCT-2016 Young Researchers
Nazanin Vafaei, University of Manitoba, Canada
Title: Green Sustainable Supercritical Carbon Dioxide for Biocatalized Synthesis of Diacylglycerols & Monoacylglycerols
Serre Elodie, Laval University, Canada
Title: Deacidification of cranberry juice by electrodialysis : Impact of membrane types and configurations on acid migration and juice physicochemical characteristics
Mridusmita Chaliha, The University of Queensland, Australia
Title: Metabolomic profiling and enzyme assisted extraction of bioactive compounds from Kakadu plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana) – a native plant of Australia
Sara Ghorbani Gorji, University of Queensland, Australia
Title: Tracing the pathway of oxidation using hydrophobic and hydrophilic natural antioxidants in an oil in water emulsion food system
Elvina Parlindungan, RMIT University, Australia
Title: Are glucose and surfactant essential nutrients for the production of biomass and bacteriocin in Lactobacillus plantarum B21?
Eulalia Vargas Tapia, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil
Title: Phenolic compound and antioxidant activity of Peruvian propolis
Jong-Min Park, Chungnam National University, South Korea
Title: Validation of Analysis Method and Monitoring on Organic acids in Liquors
Hyeon-Hwa Lee, Chungnam National University, South Korea
Title: Validation of Analysis Method and Monitoring on Diacetyl in Liquors
Yang Lixin, Peking University, China
Title: Concentration and distribution of short chain chlorinated paraffins(SCCPs) in human milk of Hebei, China
Prachi Singh, IIT Delhi, India
Title: Essential Oil based Nanoformulation for Pest Control in Grain Storage System – A Step towards Food Safety

FCT-2015 Featured Speakers
Zahur Zee Haque, Mississippi State University, USA
Title: Generation of stable nano-vasicular systems designed for hyper-antioxidative macromolecular cargo
Hend Letaief, California State University, Fresno, USA
Title: Understanding phenolic extraction through the physical properties of wine grapes from California
Poulson Joseph, Kalsec, Inc., USA
Title: Lipid oxidation in Foods: Natural Solutions
Jennifer Catalano,, United States International Trade Commission, USA
Title: Utility of Microarray Technology as a Detection System for Potential Contaminants
Reza Tahergorabi, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, USA
Title: Application of Isoelectric Solubilization/ Precipitation in Recovery of Proteins from Seafood Processing By-products
Baraem Ismail, University of Minnesota, USA
Title: Considerations in Protein Ingredient Use: The Impact of Modification, Molecular Structure and Interactions
Wenjie Liu, North Carolina State University, USA
General Mills, USA
Title: Binding Fat/water in Hot Dogs: Capillarity or Emulsion?
Elisa McGee, University of Toronto, Canada
Title: Model System Points to Strategies for the Fortification of Tea with Iron
Jozef Kula, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Title: Salvia officinalis extracts – a rich source of vitamin E
Karolina Siucinska, Research Institute of Horticulture, Poland
Title: Preservation of Highbush Blueberry Fruit (Vaccinum corymbosum L) using Novel Ultrasound Assisted Drying Techniques
Carla Severini, University of Foggia, Italy
Title: Changes in chemical attributes and aromatic profile of espresso coffee as affected by variables under the control of the barista
Antonio Derossi, University of Foggia, Italy
Title: Developing innovative healthy food:vacuum impregnation of apple slices with aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis Mill.) gels
Massimo Cecaro, General Secretary, Italian Medical Press, Italy
Title: Massi-Care: a new model to prevent foodborne illness and to improve healthy food culture
Ana Maria Rincon, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy
Title: Safety evaluation of substances proposed for use as food additives or nutrient sources in the European Union (EU)
Naofumi Morita, Toyo College of Food Technology, Japan
Title: Germination and graded polishing of cereal and pseudoceral improve nutritional and functional properties
Reena Grittle Pinhero, University of Guelph, Canada
Title: Effect of processing on the bioactive constituents, antioxidant potential and estimated glycemic index of early maturing potato varieties
Iliyan Staykov, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Canada
Michaela Schmitz, Bonn Rhein Sieg University of Applied Science, Germany
Title: Effect of variety, treatment and storage conditions on the allergenic potential of fresh fruit
Daniela Fußbroich, Fulda University of Applied Science , Germany
Title: Impact of Soyasaponin I on TLR2 and TLR4 induced inflammation in the MUTZ-3-cell model
Sorelle Nsogning Dongmo, Technical University Of Munich, Germany
Title: Impact of starter culture on the aroma profile and sensory attributes of barley malt beverages produced by lactic acid fermentation
Magda Johanna Vandeloo, European Cancer Prevention Organisation (ECP), Belgium
Title: Nutrition Early in Life and Breast Cancer
Mery Tambaria Damanik Ambarita, Ghent University, Belgium
Title: The influence of some minerals from terasi on the sensory attributes of sambal terasi, the traditional chili sauce from Indonesia
Thomas Bohn, GenØk – Center for Biosafety, Norway
Title: Contamination of soy for food and feed by intended use of herbicides: the case of Roundup Ready GM soy
Jørgen Lerfall, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Norway
Title: Directly filleted Atlantic salmon - Effect of rinsing regime on colour and stability of carotenoids in fillet surface
Sunniva Hoel, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Norway
Title: Effect of storage temperature on bacterial growth rates and community structure in fresh retail sushi
Bosnea Loulouda, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Title: Complex coacervation as a novel encapsulation method for probiotics
Jalloul Bouajila, University of Paul Sabatier, France
Title: Comparison of different methods for extraction from medicinal plants: Yield, chemical composition and biological activities
Remi Schneider, French Institute of Vine and Wine (IFV), France
Title: Varietal thiols in wine : a review on their aromatic contribution and their liberation mechanism from the precursors present in grapes and musts
Anthony Fardet, INRA Clermont-Ferrand Research Center, France
Title: The impact of processing on food health potential is the big issue: the example of the plant-based food lipotropic potential
Claude Genot, INRA UR1268 Biopolymères Interactions Assemblages, France
Title: Involvement of the interfacial layer and protein partition on oxidation of oil-in-water emulsions
Romdhane Karoui, Artois University, France
Title: Use of rapid analytical methods for determination of the quality of food products
Permal Deo, University of South Australia, Australia
Title: Australian native food extracts inhibits endogenous and exogenous advanced glycation end products
Dilip Ghosh, Soho Flordis International (SFI), Australia
Title: The future of dietary supplements and personalized nutrition
Shirani Gamlath, Deakin University, Australia
Title: Innovations in underutilized cereals and legume products to support current trends in the functional food industry
Iulia Andreea Pinzaru, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timişoara, Romania
Title: Rutin bioconjugates/cyclodextrin supramolecular system with improved antioxidant activity and enhanced bioavailability
Regina Célia Santos Mendonça, Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil
Title: Bacteriophages use for biocontrol of Listeria monocytogenes in soft cheese
Gilvanete Maria Ferreira, Federal Institute of Amapa, campus Macapa (IFAP), Brazil
Carlos Humberto Corassin, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Title: The ability of different Saccharomyces cerevisiae- based products to reduce aflatoxin M1 in milk produced by dairy cows
Alcilene Rodrigues Monteiro Fritz, Federal University of Santa Catarina, UFSC, Brazil
Title: Soluble gas stabilization (SGS) process to inhibit microbial grown of non-respiring food
Ana Carolina Lopez de Dicastillo, Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH), Chile
Title: Antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-tyrosinase activities of phenolic extracts from Chilean berries and leaves
Sarwat Sultana, Jamia Hamdard University, India
Title: Role of 18-β Glycyrrhetinic Acid on Cisplatin Induced Hepatotoxicity: Plausible Role of ROS, Inflammation and Apoptosis in Wistar Rats
Na-Hyung Kim, Wonkwang University, Korea
Title: Evaluation of foods on obesity & atopic dermatitis using animal models
Paul Jinchul Jang, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
Title: Quantification of sweet taste by CD and SPR using recombinant sweet taste receptor T1R2-T1R3 and sweet-tasting protein brazzein
Fabio Granados Chinchilla, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Title: Inorganic contaminants and composition analysis of commercial feed grade mineral compounds available in Costa Rica
Zhuomin Zhang, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Title: Development of novel enrichment media and methods of trace food volatiles
Pengfei Chen, Sichuan University, China
Title: Comprehensive extraction of oil and lignocellulose from soy sauce residue.
Ayman Hafiz M. Amer Eissa, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Title: Assessment of the Quality Losses of Fruits and Vegetables during Transportation
Haleama Al Sabbah, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE
Title: Evaluation of Microbial Quality and antibacterial Activity of Common Herbs in the United Arab Emirates
Sabiha Achat, University of Béjaïa, Algeria
Title: Physicochemical parameters and anthocyanins kinetic degradation modelling from blood orange juice as affected by ascorbic acid fortification during pasteurization
Hanee Al-Dmoor, Al-Balqa Applied University & Scientific Food Center, Jordan
Dr. Héctor E. Martínez Flores, Michoacana University of San Nicolas Hidalgo, Mexico
Title: Microencapsulation as an alternative to ensure the viability of Saccharomyces boulardii in gastrointestinal tract
Maricarmen Quirasco Baruch, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Title: Antibacterial activity produced by Enterococcus spp. isolated from an artisanal Mexican dairy product, Cotija cheese
María Amanda Gálvez Mariscal, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Title: Detection of GM soybean pollen in Mexican honey by digital PCR
Stefany Cárdenas-Pérez, National School of Biological Sciences, Mexico
Title: Efficient image analysis method to evaluate ripening process of fruits and correlating with physicochemical and microscopy techniques
Marina Ramos, University of Alicante, Spain
Title: Novel nanocomposite films based on poly (lactic acid) and thymol for active packaging
Arantzazu Valdés, University of Alicante, Spain
Title: Microwave-Assisted Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Almond Skin Byproducts (Prunus amygdalus): A Multivariate Analysis
Alice Nongonierma, University of Limerick, Ireland
Sara KoohiKamali, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Title: Comparison of the Oxidative Stability and Water Miscibility of Conjugated Linoleic Acid Complexed with Lysine and Arginine
Amir M. Mortazavian, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Perkins Muredzi, Harare Institute of Technology, Zimbabwe
Title: An Investigation on the Causes of Escherichia coli and Coliform Contamination of Cheddar Cheese and How to Reduce the Problem (A Case Study at a Cheese Manufacturing Firm in Harare, Zimbabwe)
Thozama Mandindi, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa
Title: Communicating modern improvements to nutritional and food sciences: An evaluation of consumer knowledge and views towards functional foods
Idiat Bolajoko Ogunyinka, University of Zululand, South Africa
Title: Proximate analysis, functional properties and amino acids composition of Citrullus lanantus seed (melon) protein isolate
Claus Muss, St. Elisabeth University Bratislava (EU), Slovakia
Title: Food Safety and Non allergic Food Hypersensitivity
Sebnem Tellioglu Harsa, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Title: Functional Food Ingredients For Gut Health
Abdelkarim Guaadaoui, Mohammed 1st University (UMP), Morocco
Title: Common Food Biocompounactives: Opportunities & Challenges
Gan Chee Yuen, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Title: Extraction and identification of novel antioxidative and anti-diabetic peptides from Basil seed
Mohd Zaid Abdullah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Title: Detection of Micro-crack Defect on Eggshel by means of Candle Lighting and Improved Anistropic Diffusion Filtering
Sittichoke Sinthusamran, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Title: Effect of drying and frying conditions on physical and chemical characteristics of fish maw from swim bladder of seabass (Lates calcarifer)
Christopher Echereobia, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria
Title: Effect of Utra – violet (UV) irradiation on the postharvest control of Cowpea Weevil and the proximate composition of Cowpea seeds
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