Biotoxins Conference: Analytical Chemistry Meets Toxicology

Date: Thursday 11 June, 2015

Venue: Malone Lodge Hotel, Belfast

Time: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Speakers include:

  • Professor Christopher Elliott, Queen's University Belfast
  • Dr Toby Athersuch, Imperial College London
  • Dr Linda Bengtström National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
  • Dr Toine Bovee RIKILT – Institute of Food Safety Wageningen UR
  • Dr Arjen Gerssen RIKILT – Institute of Food Safety Wageningen UR

The Conference will be timetabled from 9.30am to 1.30pm approximately, followed by lunch and an optional tour of the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) laboratories.

Programme

09.30 - 10.00 Registration and arrival refreshments
10.00 - 10.10

Welcome address - Professor Christopher Elliott, Queen's University Belfast

Meeting Chair - Dr James McIntosh, Irish Society of Toxicology

10.10 – 10.55

Analytical strategies for metabolic profiling: defining the human "exposome"

Dr Toby Athersuch - Imperial College London

10.55 – 11.25

Chemicals in food packaging materials - Identification and toxicological profiling

Dr Linda Bengtström, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

11.25 – 11.50

Mycotoxins; measuring amounts & effects

Professor Chris Elliott, Queen’s University Belfast

11.50 – 12.05 Morning tea/coffee break and poster viewing
12.05 – 12.45

Cell based bioassays for the detection of marine biotoxins, replacing animal testing

Dr Toine Bovee, RIKILT – Institute of Food Safety Wageningen UR

12.45 – 13.15

Recent developments in LC-MS/MS and their contribution to the field of marine biotoxin analysis

Dr Arjen Gerssen, RIKILT – Institute of Food Safety Wageningen UR

13.15 – 13.30 Discussion Session
13.30 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 15.15 Optional IGFS Laboratory Tour

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Registration 

Please register via the Queen's University Belfast booking system. This requires a simple account set up and is free of charge to members of the safefood Knowledge Networks and the Irish Society of Toxicology, and £50 to non-members who are especially welcome.

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