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Programme ICFM 2016

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SUNDAY, 12. JUNE, 2016

16.00 Registration

18.30 Get together at “Klause” bar (drinks and finger food)


MONDAY, 13. JUNE, 2016

08.00-09.00 Registration continued

09.00-09.15 Opening of the workshop and welcome addresses

Session 1: Taxonomy and new naming of food and beverage fungi (Chair: Naresh Magan)

09.15-09.40 Feng Yan Bai: The origin, domestication and taxonomy of lager beer yeast

09.40-10.05 Ulf Thrane: The rapid development in Fusarium taxonomy – a challenge for food mycology

10.05-10.30 Jens C. Frisvad: Penicillium, Aspergillus and Talaromyces: Identification and mycotoxins

10.30-10.55 Giancarlo Perrone: Two independent multilocus phylogenetic analyses support the monophyly of the genus Aspergillus

10.55-11.20 Coffee break

11.20-11.45 John I. Pitt: The importance of maintaining the generic name Eurotium for a major genus of spoilage fungi


Session 2: Food and beverage mycology, including mycotoxin contamination of food (Chair: Jens C. Frisvad)

11.50-12.15 Su-lin Leong: Proposed strategy for routine screening of pathogenic fungi in foods

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Kardinal-Döpfner-Haus

13.30-13.55 Barbara Biermaier: Dried culinary herbs – Contamination with toxigenic Stachybotrys chartarum

13.55-14.20 Engang S. Rahayu: The occurrence of toxigenic fungi in Indonesian dried food products

14.20-14.45 Sofia Chulze: Fusarium species and moniliformin occurrence in sorghum grains used as ingredient for animal feed in Argentina

14.45-15.10 Ludwig Pfenning: Production of fumonisins and moniliformin by Fusarium species associated with sorghum in Brazil

15.10-15.40 Coffee break

15.40-16.05 Maria L. Ramirez: Search for Fusarium species responsible for type A trichothecene contamination on natural grasses from a wetland ecosystem in Argentina

16.05-16.30 Marta Taniwaki: Fungi and aflatoxins in Brazilian rice: occurrence and significance in human health

16.30-16.55 Emmanuel Coton: Mycotoxin production by Penicillium roqueforti and genetic basis for strain-dependent mycophenolic acid production variability

17.00-18.10 Poster session (meet presenters at their poster)

18.15 Dinner at Kardinal-Döpfner-Haus


TUESDAY, 14. JUNE, 2016

Session 3 Control of food- and airborne fungi, mycotoxin producers and heat resistant molds (Chair: Jan Dijksterhuis)

08.30-08.55 Emilia Rico: Heat-resistant mold ascospores elimination in the beverage and food processing environment: Is it possible?

08.55-09:20 Elettra Berni: Heat Resistant Moulds: occurrence in raw materials, thermal death kinetics and effectiveness of some industrial strategies to avoid spoilage of pasteurized foods

09.20-09.45 Filipa Silva: Use of Byssochlamys nivea mould spores as target of pasteurization for high pressure processed fruit products

09.45-10.10 Simba Samapundo: Combined effect of pH and heat treatment intensity on the survival and outgrowth of ascospores of Byssochlamys nivea

10.15-10.35 Coffee break

10.35-11.00 Vasilis P. Valdramidis: Assessing the anti-fungal efficiency of filters coated with ZnO nanoparticles

11.00-11.25 Rhoda El Khoury: Use of a large-scale qPCR approach to understand the anti-aflatoxigenic effect of Eugenol

11.25-11.50 Maria J. Andrade: Influence of cured meat product constituents on Penicillium verrucosum growth and ochratoxin A production

11.50-12.15 Alicia Rodríguez-Jimenez: Impact of Debaryomyces hansenii on ochratoxin A production by Penicillium verrucosum on dry-cured sausage-based media

12.30-13.30 Lunch break at Kardinal-Döpfner-Haus

13.30-13.55 Naresh Magan: Efficacy of a fungal and bacterial antagonist for controlling growth, FUM1 gene expression and fumonisin B1 by Fusarium verticillioides, on maize cobs of different ripening stages

13.55-14.20 Alicia Rodríguez Sixtos Higuera: Environmental factors and ratios of pathogen:antagonist affects control of aflatoxin B1 production by A. flavus in vitro and on maize

14.20-14.45 Arnau Vidal: Enzyme bread improvers affect the stability of deoxynivalenol and deoxynivalenol-3-glucoside during bread making

14.45-15.10 Per Nielsen: Controlling fungal contamination and spoilage by optimizing hygienic design and air quality in the production environment


Session 4: Fungi and the environment, including industrial settings (Chair: Rob Samson)

15.15-15.35 Ángel Medina: Aspergillus flavus and climate change: effects of environmental changes on growth, gene expression, and aflatoxin production in vitro and in maize

15.40-16.00 Coffee break

16.00-16.20 Maria Teresa González-Jaén: Growth and toxin biosynthesis profiles of F. verticillioides, F. proliferatum and F. equiseti cultured on cereal based media at environmental conditions predicted for climate change scenarios in Spain

16.20-16.40 Davide Sardella: Evaluating the interactions within mixed biofilms of Erwinia spp. and fungal isolates

16.40-17.00 Brigitte Andersen: Comparison of the fungal biodiversity outdoors and indoors using cultural and molecular methods

17.00-17.20 Fabio Mascher: Airborne fungal communities in wheat grain dusts

17.30-19.00 ICFM committee meeting (closed meeting)

19.30 Downtown Freising foot walk

20.00 Dinner at “Weißbräu Huber”, traditional Bavarian restaurant, downtown Freising




 Session 4 continued

08.30-08.55 Jan Dijksterhuis: Fungal growth and humidity dynamics


Session 5: New methods for isolation, detection and identification of fungi and mycotoxins (Chair: Ludwig Niessen)

09.00-09.25 Jos Houbraken: Identification of foodborne yeasts and filamentous fungi using MALDI TOF MS

09.25-09.50 Sebastian Ulrich: MALDI-TOF MS as a tool for identification of Stachybotrys spp

09.50-10.15 Rolf Geisen: De-regulating citrinin biosynthesis of Penicillium expansum by heterologous expression of the ctnR gene of Penicillium citrinum

10.15-10.40 Gemma Castella: Effect of culture media, incubation time and temperature on poliketyde synthase gene expression and ochratoxin A biosynthesis in Aspergillus niger

10.40-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-11.25 Laura Puig: Comparative genomic and phylogenomic studies of 24 Aspergillus species with fast identification of ochratoxin A biosynthesis-related enzymes

11.25-11.50 Ayşe H. Baysal: Application of Fourier Transformed Mid Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy as a technique for the identification of Aspergillus and Penicillium species

12.00-12.30 Final discussions, closing of the workshop

12.30 Lunch at Kardinal-Döpfner-Haus, Checkout


Poster presentations

1. Albina Bakeeva et al.: Biocontrol activity of Wickerhamomyces anomalus against mould growth applied in Cameroon

2. M. Rosa Bragulat and F. Javier Cabanes: Presence of ochratoxin αin cultures of Aspergillus carbonarius

3. F. Javier Cabanes et al.: Some clues in the ochratoxin A biosynthetic pathway: genome resequencing of nonochratoxigenic strains of Aspergillus carbonarius

4. Guillaume Gillot et al.: Penicillium roqueforti genetic and functional diversity

5. Celine Le Lay et al.: Screening of bioprotective bacterial cultures against bakery product spoilage molds and identification of their antifungal compounds

6. Hugo Streekstra et al.: Fungal strains and the development of tolerance against natamycin

7. Isaura Caceresa et al.: Elucidation of the molecular mechanism of action induced by the natural compound Piperine on Aflatoxin B1 production

8. Maria Helena Fungaro: Aspergillus labruscus: a new species of section Nigri isolated from grapes grown in Brazil

9. Kumaran Sivagnanam et al.: MALDI-TOF-MS identification and characterization of Alternaria species associated with cereal grains

10. Miloslava Kavkova et al.: Antifungal effect of whey ferment with propionate against bread moulds

11. Alessandra Marcon Gasperini et al.: Fungal biodiversity of Brazilian GM and non-GM maize

12. Charlotte Martin et al.: Comparison of infection modes of Fusarium in wheat, barley and oat kernels

13. Azlina Mohd Danial et al.: Screening of lactic acid bacteria (LABs) and a Streptomyces strain (AS1) for efficacy against food spoilage fungi

14. Lucia da Cruz Cabral et al.: A polyphasic characterization of small-spored Alternaria from Argentina

15. Massimo Ferrara et al.: New insight on safety and quality of salami production related to Penicillium species

16. Eugenia Cendoya et al. Fumonisin biosynthesis and FUM gene expression by Fusarium proliferatum strains in a wheat-based media under different abiotic conditions

17. Eugenia Cendoya et al.: Impact of environmental factors and fungicides on growth of two Fusarium proliferatum strains isolated from Argentinian wheat grains

18. Andrew L. Robinson et al.: Occurrence of ochratoxin A-producing fungi in green coffee from different origins

19. Nicoletta Scaramuzza et al.: House mycobiota in a Culatello manufacturing plant: Characterization and use of biocompetitors to contrast “red moulding”

20. Beyrle, A. et al.: A disease-complex involving the mycotoxigenic F. oxysporum species is associated with the horseradish-wilt in Armoracia rusticana

21. Abigail Snyder et al.: Cytotoxicity of the novel antifungal protein, thurimycin, against mammalian cell culture

22. Elisabeth Vogt et al.: Influence of Penicillium oxalicum proteins on gushing of sparkling wine

23. Évelin Wigmann et al.: Effect of deep-frying and baking steps on the inactivation of Penicillium spp. Conidia in frozen chicken nuggets processing

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