The ICFMH attended the annual meeting of the IUMS BAM division (July 2017). Prof Andreja Rajkovic and Prof. Vasilis Valdramidis represented the ICMFH Executive Board.
The ICMFH also coorganised a joint session of ICFMH and ICFM during 15th International Congress of Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology (IUMS2017) on foodborne pathogens and mycotoxins, chaired by Prof Robert Samson of CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Netherlands and Prof Andreja Rajkovic of Ghent University, Belgium.
A program with 4 speakers and to-the-point topics given in 20 minutes talks:
Impact of Microbial Depsipeptide Cereulide on Mitochondrial Disruptions in Caco2, HepRG And HpG2 Cells as a Measurement of Host-Pathogen Interactions. Speaker: Prof Andreja Rajkovic, Ghent University, Belgium
Aflatoxin Production by Aspergillus Section Flavi Speaker: Dr Jos Houbraken, Netherlands
What are the Real Producers of Carcinogenic Mycotoxins? Speaker: Prof Jens Frisvad, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Application of Quantitative Tools in Food Microbiology/Mycology: A Data Driven Approach. Speaker: Prof Vasilis Valdramidis, University of Malta, Malta (20 Minutes)
Image: ICFMH Executive Board members Prof Andreja Rajkovic and Prof. Vasilis Valdramidis representing the ICMFH at the BAM meeting and contributing to the ICFM/ICFMH join session on food borne pathogens and mycotoxins in the 15th International Congress of Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology.