Science Day by Evira 9 October 2013


<p>Welcome to listen to interesting presentations about the health and welfare of animals as well as food safety. The Science Day also offers an opportunity to visit an extensive exhibition of posters that cover all the fields of scientific research that Evira engages in.</p>

The Science Day is an open event and no pre-registration is required.

The Science Day 9.10.2013 takes place from 09.30 to 13.30 in the Evira House, address 3 Mustialankatu, Viikki, Helsinki.

Words of welcome, Liisa Sihvonen, Research Director

Animal health and welfare at 09.30-11.00
Infection caused by swine influenza virus in Finnish pigs
Senior Researcher Tiina Nokireki, Veterinary Virology Research Unit
Bacteriology of infectious hoof diseases
Researcher Erja Malinen, Veterinary Bacteriology Research Unit
Occurrence of bee diseases in Finland
Researcher Sirpa Heinikainen, Veterinary Bacteriology Research unit
Sheep and goat husbandry as a spreading environment for animal diseases
Senior Researcher Leena Sahlström, Risk Assessment Research Unit

Break 11.00-12.00

Food safety at 12.00-13.30
Exposure evaluation: Exposure of Finnish adults to nitrate and nitrite
Senior Researcher Johanna Suomi, Risk Assessment Research Unit
Do we feast on too much acrylamide
Senior Researcher Marja Lahti, Chemistry and Toxicology Research Unit
Prolonged campylobacter contamination of raw milk
Researcher Anniina Jaakkonen, Food and Feed Microbiology Research Unit
Campylobacter and modelling
Senior Researcher Jukka Ranta, Risk Assessment Research Unit

Read more about Evira's scientific research
Evira> About us> Operation areas> Scientific research

More information about Science Day:
Liisa Sihvonen, Research Director
tel. +358 50 553 9226

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