Program

The scientific program will start on Sunday, February 8, 2015. 

 

 

OPENING LECTURE

Non-thermal processes in food industry - Dietrich Knorr, Technical University of Berlin

 

A - FUNDAMENTALS

A.1 - Basic concepts on membrane electroporation - Justin Teissie, Institute of Pharmacology and Structural Biology, CNRS, France

A.2 - Basic concepts on PEF and high voltage pulse generation - Wolfgang Frey, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

 

B - TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGY FOR RESEARCH IN PEF TECHNOLOGY

B.1 - Optimization of plant tissue electroporation and estimation of its extend - Nikolaj Lebovka, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev, Ukraine

B.2 - Introduction to molecular dynamics for membrane electroporation - Paola Maresca, ProdAl Scarl, Italy

B.3 - Application of numerical simulation techniques to modeling PEF processes - Christopher McHardy, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

 

C - EFFECTS OF PEF AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES IN FOOD PROCESSING 

C.1 - Microbial inactivation by PEF - Javier Raso, University of Zaragoza, Spain

C.2 - Improving mass transfer through cell membrane of plant tissue by PEF - Giovanna Ferrari, ProdAl Scarl and University of Salerno, Italy

C.3 - Effect of PEF on enzymes and food - Olga Martín Belloso, University of Lleida, Spain

C.4 - Enzyme modifications using High Pressure Homogenization Process - Marcelo Cristianini, University of Campinas, Brazil

 

D - INSIGHTS INTO NON-FOOD PEF APPLICATIONS

D.1 - Biorefinery of microalgae for food and fuel - Giuseppe Olivieri, Wageningen University, Netherlands

D.2 - PEF-based biorefineries - Eugene Vorobiev, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France

D.3 - Medical applications of PEF - Damijan Miklavčič, University of Ljubljana, Slovenija

 

E - PRACTICAL ASPECTS AND APPLICATIONS OF PEF FOR THE FOOD INDUSTRY 

E.1 - PEF in hurdle approaches for microbial inactivation - James Lyng, University College Dublin, Ireland

E.2 - Metal release during PEF - Gianpiero Pataro, University of Salerno, Italy

E.3 - Current Industrial applications of PEF - Stefan Toepfl, German Institute of Food Technologies, Germany

 

CLOSING LECTURE

Kinetics of microbial inactivation by PEF - Micha Peleg, University of Massachusetts, USA

 

 

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