Evira Science Day 12.10.2017

9.10.2017 08:40

The open Science Day organised by the Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira offers the opportunity to learn about scientific research into plants, animals human health and well-being as well as food safety. As in past, posters will be displayed to provide information on the latest research in a concise format.

The Science Day is open to all and requires no pre-registration.

The Science Day from 11.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. is held in Evira House at Mustialankatu 3, in Viikki, Helsinki.

The lectures are in Finnish.


Welcoming address
Professor Liisa Sihvonen, Research Director, Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira

Evira's scientific publications in 2016 from 11.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

Science Day seminar:

Animal diseases and plants from 12.00 p.m. to 1.30 p.m.

Chaired by Senior Researcher, DVM (PhD) Tuija Kantala, Virology

Avian influenza - Senior Researcher Niina Tammiranta, Virology

Latest update on microbial drug resistance - Researcher Johanna Muurinen, Risk Assessment

Prevalence of brucella suis bacteria wild boar population in Finland - Senior Researcher Teresa Skrzypczak, Animal Disease Bacteriology and Pathology

Previously unreported skin necrosis in sick salmon in Tornionjoki River - one cause of salmon death - Senior Researcher, DVM (PhD) Perttu Koski, Animal Disease Bacteriology and Pathology

Effect of regional and temporal distribution of plant production on pest risk - Senior Researcher Juha Tuomola, Risk Assessment

Break from 1.30 p.m. to 1.45 p.m.

Food from 1.45 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.

Chaired by Researcher Petra Pasonen, Risk Assessment

INNUENDO project: Whole genome sequencing in monitoring food-transmitted pathogens - Senior Researcher Anniina Jaakkonen, Microbiology

Food research metrology at the heart of research infrastructure: PRO-METROFOOD - Senior Researcher, FD Tiina Ritvanen, Chemistry

What do honey sugars tell about their origin? - Senior Researcher, Ph.D. (Food Sciences) Helena Pastell, Chemistry

Assessment of harmful substances in slurry fertilisation of cereals - Researcher Ville Välttilä, Risk Assessment

Microbial drug resistance on beef farms - Microbiological results from the NAMI project - Senior Researcher Maria Nummela, Microbiology

Read more about the scientific research carried out by Evira

Inquiries concerning the Science Day:
Professor Liisa Sihvonen, Research Director, tel. +358 (0)50 553 9226



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