Second Round Abstract Submission Extended : July 21, 2017     |     Early Bird Registration Extended : July 31, 2017


FCT-2017 Renowned Speakers
Mendel Friedman, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), USA
Title: Antiobesity and other health-promoting properties of apple and potato peels in relation to composition
Richard E Goodman, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Title: Scientifically sound evaluation of potential risks of food allergy and celiac disease of GMOs and Novel foods
Mun Yhung Jung, Woosuk University, South Korea
Title: Direct derivatization combined with GC-MS/MS for the analaysis of 2- and 4-methylimidazole in cola and beer
Romdhane Karoui, Artois University, France
Title: TBA
Catherine Bennetau-Pelissero, University of Bordeaux, France
Title: Isoflavones in modern soy-food: how to take the best part of them
E. Elias Hakalehto, Finnoflag Oy, Finland
Title: Microbial proactive processing of food during digestion supports health functions and balanced microbiome
Martin Buehler, METER Group, Inc. USA
Title: Detecting the lactose content of skim milk powder using Dielectric Spectroscopy
Ronald Fritz, PepsiCo, Inc., USA
Title: A case study of whole kernel contamination of grain: How its occurrence in gluten-free labelled oats complicates gluten assessment affecting marketplace compliance
Kerry M. Loomes, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Title: Manuka honey: the hunt for unique chemical markers to determine authenticity
Pei Chen, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), USA
Title: FlavonQ: An "Expert System" automated data processing tool for profiling flavonoids using Ultra High-performance Liquid Chromatography Diode Array Detection High-Resolution Accurate-Mass Mass Spectrometry (UHPLC HRAM-MS)
Raymond P. Brinas, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), USA
Title: TBA
Mark Failla, The Ohio State University, USA
Title: TBA
Timea Polgar, Envision Biotechnology, USA
Title: An integrated database enabled with scientific intelligence
Hans Marvin, RIKILT Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Title: Development of predictive models for food safety
Catriona Lakemond, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Title: Insects as a new protein food source
Melissa Fitzgerald, University of Queensland, Australia
Title: Harnessing new sciences to improve the consumer experience of eating food
Samuel Melaku Abegaz, Columbus State University, USA
Title: Antioxidant and in vitro apoptosis of Human hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines (HepG2) of Ethiopian monofloral honeys
Farid Menaa, Fluorotronics USA
Title: Polyphenols: Impact on the microbiotome and on prevention of chronic diseases
Debabrata Biswas, University of Maryland, USA
Title: Alternative for antibiotic uses in farm animal production to mitigate the antibiotic resistance and make sustainable farming
Virginia Artegoitia, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, USA
Title: Metabolomics: a new comprehensive approach to food science and animal nutrition research
Guoying Chen, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, USA
Title: Determination of inorganic arsenic in rice by hydride generation, cryogenic trapping, and atomic fluorescence spectrometry
Mojca Skerget, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Title: Subcritical Water - An alternative green media for biomass processing: Influence of process conditions on hydro thermal reactions of biomass constituents
Franco Pedreschi, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile
Title: Acrylamide mitigation in Chilean bread “hallulla” by using asparaginase treatments: Effect on its sensorial attributes
Jose Domingos Fontana, Federal University of Technology – Parana, Brazil
Title: Insights on bacterial nano cellulose for novel food and non-food applications
Raquel Bridi, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile
Title: Chilean honey: botanical origin related to their antioxidant and antibacterial activities
Abani Pradhan, University of Maryland, USA
Title: Innovative modeling approaches for the quality and microbial safety of leafy greens
Svetoslav Todorov, Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil
Title: Bacteriocinogenic LAB. Critical points in application as tools for food safety
Katia Flavia Fernandes, Federal University of Goias, Brazil
Title: Hardened beans - One man's trash, another man's treasure
Danke Xu, Nanjing University, China
Title: Visual microarray for multiplexed antibiotic residue detection
Xiaoying Zhang, Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University , China
Title: Detection of antibiotic residues in animal-derived food based on immunoassays
Zelimir Kurtanjek, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Title: Big Data analytics in food technology
Wenjie Liu, General Mills, USA
Title: TBA
Orin Hemminger, Abbott Nutrition, USA
Title: TBA
Isil Gazioglu, U. S. Food and Drug Administration, USA
Title: TBA
Jasreen Sekhon, Drexel University, USA
Title: Effect of cold plasma treatment on cuticle and microbial load in kale (Brassica oleracea var. sabellica)
Savithiry Natarajan, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), USA
Title: Proteomic analysis of anti-nutritional factors (ANF's) in soybean seeds as affected by environmental and genetic factors
Shirley Micallef, University of Maryland, USA
Title: Exometabolomics of tomato fruit and identification of fatty acids that impair Salmonella growth
Elham Lashkari, Rutgers University, USA
Title: TBA
Shigeru Katayama, Shinshu University, Japan
Title: Long-term dietary intake of kale extract attenuates cognitive impairment in senescence-accelerated mouse prone 8
Ozan Gurbuz, Uludag University, Turkey
Title: Phenolics, antioxidant capacity and bioaccessibility of chicory varieties (Cichorium spp.) grown in Turkey
Metin Guldas, Uludag University, Turkey
Title: Spirulina platensis as food supplement and its health benefits
Yasemin Sahan, Uludag University, Turkey
Title: The monitoring, via an in vitro digestion system, of the bioactive content of vegetable juice fermented with Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces boulardii
Nurcan Degirmencioglu, Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University, Turkey
Title: In-vitro digestion of the bioactive compounds of fermented vegetable juice
Ismail Bulent Gurbuz, Uludag University, Turkey
Title: Rural management; Wild edible mushrooms as a healthy alternative to meat
Selin Sahin, Istanbul University, Turkey
Title: Olive tree (Olea europaea) leaf : A potential source of antioxidants
Zvi Hayouka, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Title: Designing novel technologies to improve food safety and shelf life
Harry S. Paris, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Title: Enhancing the carotenoid content of Spaghetti squash ten-fold and more
Ido Braslavsky, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Title: Controlling ice recrystallization with ice-binding proteins
Maria J. Jordan, IMIDA (Murcia Institute of Agri-Food Research and Development), Spain
Title: Grazing on Mediterrean Shrubland and Salvia lavandulifolia Vahl. byproducts: a good combination for improving lamb welfare and meat quality
Sebastiano Porretta, SSICA, Experimental Station for the Food Preserving Industry, Italy
Title: Early phases in consumer-driven food product development
Agnieszka Saeid, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Title: Biosorption of microelements as a method to obtain biofortified food
Nilesh Prakash Nirmal, The University of Queensland, Australia
Title: Australian indigenous herbal infusions: Bioactive compounds and functional characteristics
Carlos H. Corassin, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Title: TBA
Daniela Daniel, IQ-USP / Agilent Technologies, inc; Brazil
Title: Detection of coffee adulteration using the monosaccharides profile by capillary electrophoresis-tandem mass spectrometry
Rodrigo Scherer, Vila Velha University, Brazil
Title: TBA
Luiza L. A. Purcena, Federal Institute Goiano - Campus Advanced Catalan, Brazil
Title: The effects of conventional and organic agriculture on soil enzymes
Caroline Liboreiro Paiva, Federal University of Minas Geraisb Brazil
Title: Mineral content of sorghum genotypes and the influence of water stress
Mario E. Rodriguez Garcia, CFATA-UNAM, Mexico
Title: Analysis of apparent viscosity in starches: morphological and structural characterization
Idoya FernAndez-Pan, Public University of Navarra, Spain
Title: Advances on antimicrobial edible films and coatings development
A. Javier Borderias, Institute of Science and Technology of Food and Nutrition (ICTAN), Spain
Title: TBA
Marin-Guirao, University of Almeria, Spain
Title: Effect of Trichoderma on horticultural seedlings' growth promotion depending on inoculum and substrate type
Deborah Pacetti, Marche Polytechnic University, Italy
Title: TBA
Vijaya Kumar, Institute of Nano Science and Technology, India
Title: Nano shield formed around the wheat with the modified zein protein complex to protect against pathogenic infection
Vivek Rohidas Vartak, Mecelec Industrial Services, India
Title: Technology on DNA labelling for food safety
Mildred Nawiri, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Title: Sunflower and palm oils retain beta carotene extracted from indigenous vegetables

FCT-2017 Young Researchers
Mohamed Ziyaina, Washington State University, USA
Title: Correlation of volatile compound concentrations with microbial counts in whole pasteurized milk under various storage conditions
Rachel Capouya, The Ohio State University, USA
Title: Microbial community analysis of green coffee beans across growing regions and qualities
Danxia Shi, Montclair State University, USA
Title: Lipophilic green tea polyphenol (P-EGCG, and EGCG-S) as potential food preservatives
Oluwakemi Odueke, Royal Agricultural University, UK
Title: Enhancing the shelf-life of fluid milk using gamma irradiation and pasteurization
Tibebeselassie Seyoum Keflie, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Title: Effects of sun treatment on the quantities of vitamin D and minerals in oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) cultivated in Ethiopia
Adel Rezaeimotlagh, University of New South Wales, Australia
Title: Modelling the inactivation of Escherichia coli by radio frequency electric fields in cranberry juice: Impact of energy input and temperature
Elif Yildiz, Uludag University, Turkey
Title: Functional properties of crackers supplemented with turmeric (Curcuma Longa L) and mahaleb (Prunus Mahaleb L) powders
Nhu-Y-Nguyen Ho, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan
Title: A grey forecasting model of rainfall in Vietnam

FCT-2017 Poster Presentations
Huihua Huang, South China University of Technology, China
Title: Pineapple peel carboxymethyl cellulose/polyvinyl alcohol/mesoporous silica SBA-15 hydrogel composites for papain immobilization
Hongjie Dai, South China University of Technology, China
Title: Isolation of nanocellulose from pineapple peel and its application in gellan gum based film
Lim Swee Ling, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Title: Morinda citrifolia edible leaf extract enhanced immune response against lung cancer
Ibrahim Saleh, National Research Centre (NRC), Egypt
Title: Microwave-assisted extraction as an alternative green technology for extraction of chlorogenic acid from Cynara scolymus leaves
Reshma Singh, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Title: Identification and Quantification of Flavor Compounds in Cooked Beef by Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction and GC-MS
Clara Raquel Espinoza Silva, National University of the Center of Peru, Peru
Title: Evaluation of the viability of lactobacilli encapsulated in maltodextrin as a probiotic in Aguaymanto juice
Miguel Angel Quispe Solano, National University of the Center of Peru, Peru
Title: Kinetics of color degradation during storage of hard candies with addition of coloring of mastuerzo flower (Tropaeolum majus L.)
Shigeru Katayama, Shinshu University, Japan
Title: Long-term dietary intake of kale cultivar with high content of glucoraphanin suppresses skin aging in senescence-accelerated mouse prone 1
Kong Shun Ah-Hen, Austral University of Chile, Chile
Title: Effect of freeze-drying on encapsulated maqui extract
Maria Paula Martin, National University of Cordoba, Argentina
Title: Oxidative and sensory changes of raw peanuts during long term storage under different temperature and packaging materials
Antonella Luciana Grosso, National University of Cordoba, Argentina
Title: Preservation of walnut oil using walnuts’ polyphenols as antioxidants
Nicole Ciuppa, Montclair State University, USA
Title: The antioxidant potential of cacao beans across different geographies
Saki Ichikawa, Shinshu University, Japan
Title: TBA
Henry M. Corpuz, Shinshu University, Japan
Title: Protective effects of amazake peptides against H2O2-induced oxidative stress in SK-N-SH cells
Kanako Matsumoto, Shinshu University, Japan
Title: Enzymatic synthesis of novel rutinoside using rutinase and its functional properties
Nur Cebi, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Title: Detection of l-Cysteine in wheat flour by Raman microspectroscopy combined chemometrics of HCA and PCA
Soon-Young Paik, The Catholic University of Korea, South Korea
Title: Whole-Genome Sequencing Analysis of Human Bocavirus Detected in South Korea
Claudia Mariana Asensio, National University of Cordoba, Argentina
Title: Oregano essential oil nanoemulsion as quality preserver of hake burgers
Nancy Paola Grajeda Nieto, Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Mexico
Title: Obtaining and characterization of acetylated rice starch films and Nopal (Opuntia ficus-indica) mucilage.
Cristina Alejandra Munoz Shuguli, University of Santiago de Chile, Chile
Title: Development and characterization of low-density polyethylene nanocomposites