Evira Science Day 30.9.2009


<p>You are welcome to listen to interesting presentations on food safety and animal diseases and to study our extensive poster exhibition covering all of Evira’s scientific research.</p>

Science Day is open to all, no advance registration being necessary.

Science Day is arranged from 10 am to 1 pm at Evira House, Mustialankatu 3, Viikki, Helsinki

Food Safety
Chairperson, Senior Researcher, D.Sc. (Tech.) Tiina Putkonen, Chemistry and Toxicology Research Unit

10:00-10:15 am Nanoscience and Nanotechnology – Do I use such products?
Senior Researcher Liv Kukkonen, Chemistry and Toxicology Research Unit, Helsinki

10:15-10:30 am GMO and toxicology
Unit Director Kimmo Peltonen, Chemistry and Toxicology Research Unit, Helsinki

10:30-10:45 am Impact of intestinal cells on the hazardousness of mould toxins
Researcher Martina Jonsson, Chemistry and Toxicology Research Unit, Helsinki

10:45-11:00 am Assessment of food hygienic activities in industrial kitchens
Senior Researcher Pirkko Tuominen, Risk Assessment Unit, Helsinki

11:00-12:00 am Lunch

Animal Diseases
Chairperson, Veterinarian, DMV Karoliina Alm-Packalén, Veterinary Virology Research Unit

12:00-12:15 pm Blue tongue monitoring in Finland
Senior Researcher Ulla Rikula, Veterinary Virology Research Unit, Helsinki

12.15-12.30 pm Influenza as swine disease
Researcher, Tiina Nokireki, Veterinary Virology Research Unit, Helsinki

12.30-12.45 pm Erroneous salmonella finds present challenges for laboratories
Researcher Henry Kuronen, Veterinary Virology Research Unit, Kuopio

12.45-13.00 pm Unique characteristics of our national trichinella situation
Researcher Marja Isomursu, Fish and Wildlife Health Research Unit, Oulu

Lectures are in Finnish

Additional information:
Research Director Liisa Sihvonen, tel. 02077 24363, liisa.sihvonen at-merkki-kapea.gifevira.fi


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