IFT Symposium: Nanotechnology-enabled food safety interventions

Dates: June 12, 2011

Symposium Title: Nanotechnology-enabled food safety interventions

Symposium Date: June 12, 10:30am-12:00pm, Room 383

Organizer: Yuan Yao, Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN, U.S.A.

Moderators: Yuan Yao, Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN, U.S.A., and Hongda Chen, USDA/NIFA, Washington, D.C.

Presentation:

  • Development and application of food-grade antimicrobial nanoparticles. Julian McClements, Univ. of Mass., Amherst, MA
  • Carbohydrate nanoparticle-mediated colloidal assemblies to deliver antimicrobial peptide. Yuan Yao, Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN, U.S.A.
  • Self-sanitizing food processing surfaces. Julie Goddard, Univ. of Mass., Amherst, MA
  • Development of nanoengineered surfaces and evaluation of the effect of nanoscale topography on the attachment of pathogenic and biofilm forming bacteria. Carmen Moraru, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

For more information contact: Dr. Amy Lin at lin10@purdue.edu