Evira Science Day 15.9.2010

13.9.2010

<p>Welcome to Evira’s annual Science Day. The programme includes interesting presentations on safety and animal diseases, and also an extensive poster exhibition presenting the entire range of Evira’s scientific research.</p>


Science Day will be held from 10 am to 1 pm in Evira House, Mustialankatu 3, Viikki, Helsinki

The event is open to all – no advance registration is necessary.

Programme:
Address of welcome Research Director Liisa Sihvonen

Food safety
Chair person Researcher Kirsi-Maarit Siekkinen, Risk Assessment Research Unit, Helsinki

10.00-10.15
B. cereus as a cause of food poisoning – Researcher Tuula Pirhonen, Research Department, Helsinki

10.15-10.30
EHEC risk assessment – Tech. Student Anna Leimi, Risk Assessment Research Unit, Helsinki

10.30-10.45
Trans fatty acids in foodstuffs – Chemist Tiina Ritvanen, Chemistry and Toxicology Research Unit, Helsinki

10.45-11.00
Inorganic and organic arsenic in foodstuffs – B.Sc. (Food Sciences) Eeva-Maria Rintala, Chemistry and Toxicology Research Unit, Helsinki

11.00-12.00 Lunch

Animal health and wellbeing
Chair person Senior Researcher Kirsti Pelkola, Veterinary Bacteriology Research Unit, Helsinki

12.00-12.15
Arctic parasites – Professor Antti Oksanen, Fish and Wildlife Health Research Unit , Oulu

12.15-12.30
Equine herpes and equine virus anteritis – Senior Researcher Karoliina Alm-Packalén, Veterinary Virology Research Unit , Helsinki

12.30-12.45
Bovine pasteurellosis – Senior Researcher Tarja Pohjanvirta, Veterinary Bacteriology Research Unit, Kuopio

12.45-113.00
Q fever as a zoonoosis – Senior Researcher Tiina Autio, Veterinary Bacteriology Research Unit, Kuopio

For further information on the Science Day, please contact:
Research Director Liisa Sihvonen,
tel. +358 (0)50 553 9226, liisa.sihvonen at-merkki-kapea.gifevira.fi

 

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