Symposium Trends in Food Analysis VII

19 september 2013 08:30 – 08:30
Locatie: Ghent University, Faculty Bioscience Engineering, Coupure Links, Gent, Vlaanderen, België
Categorie: Voeding

Trends in Food Analysis VII is a one-day scientific symposium dedicated to recent advances in food analysis.

Scientists will have the opportunity to present their results during oral and poster presentations. Invited speakers will give an overview of the state of the art in analytical food science. Laboratories can present their analytical services on business posters.

Scientific programme:

8:30 Registration and coffee
9:30 Opening
9:3510:1010:25 Session 1: Sampling and sample preparation in food analysis
Keynote speaker:Luigi Mondello, University of Messina, Italy

Platform presentation S1.1
Evaluation of the migration of 15 photo-initiators from cardboard packaging into TENAX® using ultra performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS) -K. Van den Houwe (WIV-ISP)Platform presentation S1.2
A promising grain sampling technique: the sampling of wheat dust and subsequent UPLC-MS/MS analysis - M. Sanders (Department of Bioanalysis, Ghent University)
10:40 Coffee break, poster viewing and technical exhibition



Session 2: Novel screening techniques in food analysis

Platform presentation S2.1
An innovative integrated approach based on DNA walking to identify unauthorized GMOs - A.-M. Fraiture (WIV-ISP; ILVO; Laboratory for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Ghent University)

Platform presentation S2.2
Meat it! Judging authenticity of meat and meat products - K. Messens (Ghent University College; Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Ghent University)

Platform presentation S2.3
Usefulness of indicator allergens to support an allergen management on company level: case study in a dairy pilot plant - L. Delameilleure (Departement of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University)

Session 3: Advances in quantitative food analysis

Platform presentation S3.1

Improved identification of wheat prolamins through alkylation of cysteine residues and peptide-based mass spectrometry - I. Rombouts (Laboratory of Food Chemistry and Biochemistry and Leuven Food Science and Nutrition Research Centre, KU Leuven; German Research Center for Food Chemistry, Leibniz Institute)

Platform presentation S3.2
Clenbuterol 2.0 - M. Blokland (RIKILT)
Platform presentation S3.3
A multi-mycotoxin UHPLC-MS/MS method to detect Fusarium mycotoxins in eggs and poultry meat - E. Van Pamel (ILVO)


Lunch, poster viewing and technical exhibition

Vendor seminar Thermo Scientific 'Applications in food analysis with high resolution mass spectrometry' - Th. Bernsmann (Chemical and Veterinary Analytical Institute, Munster, Germany)

Session 4: Omics in food analysis
Keynote speaker:Adrian Charlton, Food and Environmental Research Agency (Fera), UKPlatform presentation S4.1
Unravelling the regulating role of phytohormones towards carotenoid metabolism in tomato fruit by using the metabolomic screening possibilities of Orbitrap-MS - L. Van Meulebroek (Department of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety and Department of Applied Ecology and Plant Biology, Ghent University)Platform presentation S4.2
Metabolic fingerprinting of salt-reduced gouda cheeses by NMR spectroscopy - K. Fehér (Department of Organic Chemistry, Ghent University)
15:25 Coffee break, poster viewing and technical exhibition
16:15 Plenary lecture on smart phone technology: perspectives in food analysis
Jeff Newman, Cranfield University, UK
16:50 Closing session and poster award

DownloadFirst announcement flyer

Scientific and organising committee:Prof. Lynn Vanhaecke (symposium chair), Dr. Els Daeseleire (treasurer), Hon. prof. Hubert De Brabander, Prof. Sarah De Saeger, Drs. Jurgen Denys, Prof. Bruno De Meulenaer, Dr. Inge Dirinck (call for abstracts, webmaster), Hon. prof. Wilfried Ooghe (coordinator exhibition), Dr. Rudy Senten (symposium secretary) and Ir. Joris Van Loco.

Call for abstracts(only last-minute posters and business posters till September 1st, 2013)

Scientific papers
Topics for scientific oral or poster presentations are chromatographic techniques, chemical and microbiological food safety, omics, biosensors, rapid screening, sample preparation techniques, ...

Business posters
Business posters are related to laboratory activities in food and feed analysis.

Business posters and one-page abstracts for poster or oral presentations should be submitted beforeMay 17th, 2013toDit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken..

DownloadInstructions for abstracts for scientific papers


members KVCV € 100.00 (TVA, symposium book and lunch included)
non-members KVCV € 140.00 (TVA, symposium book and lunch included)
PhD students € 75.00 (TVA, symposium book and lunch included)
10 or more participants of the same organisation 10% reduction (1 invoice), please contact us by e-mail (no online registration)

Download list of accepted poster presentations

Download list of accepted business posters

Download list of last-minute poster presentations


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Following companies are participating to the technical exhibition:

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Prof. Lynn Vanhaecke(symposium chair)(Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.)

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