Samar Shaarawi, Ph.D., is a Senior Resercher at the Fruit Post-harvest Handling Department of the Agricultural Research Center of Giza, Egypt. Her scientific activity deals with the post- harvest quality, pathology and biotehnology of fruit species.
Dr Sanja Aleksić-Kovačević is Head of Pathology Department, at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade,full professor at Department of pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade,since 2005.She obtained her PhD in Veterinary pathology, at University of Belgrade in 1993, after one year PhD doctoral fellowship funded by DAAD at Veterinary Pathology Department, University of Giessen, Germany. Her scientific activities are related to tumor pathology and infectious diseases in field of veterinary pathology.
Prof. Nicolae Corcionivoschi is a Principal Scientific Officer, Head of Food Microbiology Department at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute in Belfast and Head of the United Kingdom Reference Laboratory for Milk and Milk Products. Having originally studied at Banat University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, King Michael I of Romania, Nicolae went on to study for his PhD in Microbiology at the University of Edinburgh, and continued his research career at University College Dublin and the National Children Research Centre, in Ireland.
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Weiler is a senior scientist at the Institute of Animal Scinence at Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany, with main expertise in pig endocrinology and meat science. She got the venia legendi for animal husbandry and physiology in 1996 from the faculty of agriculture at Hohenheim University and became a professor at the department of animal science at that university in 2015.
Michel Bonneau, Ph.D. is a consultant for IFIP, The French Pork and Pig Institute and for EAAP, the European Federation of Animal Science. His current research activities deal with pork meat quality, particularly regarding in entire male and immune-castrated pigs used as alternatives to surgical castration of piglets. Until 2011 he was a senior scientist with INRA, the French National Institute for Agricultural research where he conducted research on pork quality and the sustainability of pig production.
Attila Zsolnai (PhD) is working at the National Agricultural Research Centre – Research Institute for Animal Breeding, Nutrition and Food Science in Hungary. His scientific activities are including but not limited to molecular genetic characterization of wild and domesticated animals such as wildboar, pig, sheep, cattle, etc… He is also involved in feeding experiments where microbiota change in the gut is under scrutiny and in Genome Wide Association studies.
I am an assistant profesor, with main expertise in Food hygiene, at the Animal Production and Food Science Department of the University of Zaragoza (Spain). I am also researcher of the AgriFood Institute of Aragon (IA2) and member of the Consolidated Research Group A01- Analysis and Evaluation of Food Safety (Gobierno de Aragón, Spain).
Dr. Francisco Fuentes is currently working as Researcher and Professor at Faculty of Agronomy and Forestry, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. His prior working experience includes Researcher at Department of Pharmaceutics, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University, USA; International Quinoa Expert, Administration of Foreign Expert of Jilin Province, P. R. China; and FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) consultant in Chile.