SPECENZYM workshop 2

Last updated on 19-11-2020 by Lieke Vervoort

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 14:00 to 16:30

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We are pleased to invite you to the SPECENZYM WORKSHOP that will take place on Thursday 3 December 2020. This online event is related to the SPECENZYM project, funded by the Belgian Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment (RT 17/5) and the Sciensano TAG-service. The aim of the SPECENZYM project is to perform a study of the purity of food enzymes in view of the development of general purity criteria for food enzymes. 

This workshop, from 14:00 to 16:30, addresses the challenges to detect unauthorised genetically modified microorganisms (GMM) in enzymes preparation commercialised on the food chain. 

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Register by confirming by e-mail Registration is possible until the 25th of November 2020. 


Workshop 2

14:00-14:10 Welcome and introduction (Nancy Roosens, Sciensano) 
14:10-14:40 GMM for the production of food enzyme preparations (Marie Deckers, Sciensano) 
14:40-15:10 Analytical strategy developed to screen and detect GMM (Marie-Alice Fraiture, Sciensano)
15:10-15:40 Characterisation of GMM by NGS and DNA walking (Marie-Alice Fraiture, Sciensano)
15:40-16:10 Validation of GMM methods (Nina Papazova, Sciensano) 
16:10-16:30 Conclusions and comments (Nancy Roosens, Sciensano)

This event contributes to Sciensano's activities in the field of: 


Free, but registration is obliged


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