ICAFS Speakers International Conference on Agricultural & Food Sciences

2021 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science (5th ICAFS 2021)

5th ICAFS 2021, October 28-30, 2021 Webinar Online


Speakers (ICAFS & ICBB)

We invite you to submit your presentation at ICAFS2021! 
All oral presentations are to be delivered in English, and will be a duration of 25-40 minutes. We will select qualified oral presentations from submitted abstracts after review. More qualified speakers will be announced soon after confirmation. To deliver a presentation at ICAFS2021, please submit your abstract Online Here or fill in form and send by email at [email protected] / [email protected], indicationg "Oral Presentation preference".

Prof. Rachel Amir
Professor and Group head in Migal, Research Group Leader at Plant Metabolism Laboratory, Migal-Galilee Research Institute.
Introduction: Her research deals with plant biotechnology, with an emphasis on plant metabolism. Her research group focus on two main subjects: A. The metabolism of methionine in plants; B. Elucidation the bioactive compounds in pomegranate fruits and the factors that regulate their content. She is the (co-)author of more than 100 research papers. Current H-index: 31.
Research Interests: the methionine metabolism in plants; the effect of metabolites of aspartate family on the methionine level; the interaction between cysteine and glutathione and methionine metabolism; the metabolic networks in pomegranate fruits; the nature of the bioactive compounds in pomegranate fruits; the metabolism of Broomrape
Presentation Title: Evidence of metabolic competition between methionine and glutathione biosynthetic pathways
Dr. Amélia Martins Delgado
Researcher at Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal. Entrepreneur; European Climate Pact Ambassador
Introduction: Her research deals with sustainable food systems, with an emphasis on food processing. She has been developing research aiming at disclosing the role of bioactive compounds in foods at sensorial and nutritional levels, and the linkage to balanced healthy and sustainable diets, namely the Mediterranean Diet. She has co-authored papers (including a recent top cited paper: percentile 94 in Food Sci & Technol), as well as several books and book chapters (all cited in WoS). She has been performing editorial duties, manuscript and grant reviews, participating in organizing and scientific committees of events, as well as delivering talks and moderating a closed expert’s group related to food system’s transformation. Current H-index: 13.
Research Interests: focused in sustainable innovation in food processing, namely in compliance with the millenary wisdom enclosed in the Mediterranean Diet; at the molecular level she is interested in understanding the interactions between food composition (from nutrients to contaminants), sensorial features, health, and the environment.  
Presentation Title: Can bakery products be tasty healthy and sustainable? Clues for SMEs

Dr. Jawwad A. Qureshi
University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Department of Entomology and Nematology, Southwest Florida Research and Education Center
Introduction: Dr. Qureshi was awarded Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology grant for Africa, to conduct research and train a research fellow and participate in the Borlaug International Symposium and World Food Prize ceremony. International, regional and state awards/honors = 14 – including: International Achievement Award for Excellence in IPM (2020), Southern Region IPM Center Friends of IPM – Bright Idea Award (2020) and Entomologist of The Year Award (2012, 2019). Current H-index: 25.
Research Interests: aimed at investigating and developing tools and tactics for implementing knowledge based Integrated Pest and Disease Management programs useful for conservation of natural resources, improved environmental quality and sustainable crop production systems
Presentation Title: Managing global pest threats to citrus production

Dr. James T. (Jt) Vogt
Project Leader / Supervisory Biological Scientist, Southern Research Station, U.S. Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture.
Research Interests: in invasive plant species – their distribution, control, and effects on ecosystems; and exploring the application of FIA data to answer questions around insect pests, plant pathogens, and invasive species.
Presentation Title: Pest status of the invasive Callery pear tree (Pyrus calleryana Decne.) in the Unites States, and herbicide options for management and control
Dr. Mohmad Farooq Shaikh
Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia
Introduction: He is a recipient of Monash's PVC Award for Excellence in Research (2020 and 2018) and Best Publication Award by Malaysian Society of Neuroscience (MSN) in 2017. He is also recipient of Malaysian Society of Pharmacology & Physiology (MSPP) 2019 Best Young Researcher and 2019 Best Young Teacher (Pharmacology) Awards. He is involved in PhD supervision and publishing papers in high impact journals. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, including book chapters in quality journals. Current H-index: 20.
Research Interests: Epilepsy, Post-Traumatic Epilepsy, Gut-Brain-Axis in Epilepsy associated comorbidities, Animal Models, Anticonvulsant Screening, Alzheimer’s disease, Learning & Memory
Presentation Title: Zebrafish As An Alternative Animal Model for Anticonvulsant Drug Discovery

Prof. Fabiola Vilaseca
Chemical Engineering Department, University of Girona, Spain.
Group leader of Advanced Biomaterials and Nanotechnology at UdG.
Introduction: Her research mainly on cellulose fibers and on cellulose-based composite materials, but also on pulping and on polymer processing and characterization. She has published over 83 JCR articles (70 in Q1), with 1600 non-self-citations, participated in about 186 Conferences, written 25 book chapters. Current H-index: 38.
Research Interests: composite materials from renewable resources, together with the preparation and use of cellulose nanofibres for industrial applications. 
Presentation Title: Application of biotechnology for the production of bacterial cellulose.

Dr. Luca Giupponi
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
Research Interest: Environmental and Applied Botany
Presentation Title: Plant agro-biodiversity is a resource for the sustainable development of mountain areas: the case of Italy

Dr. Champa Wijekoon
Research Scientist, Plant Bioactives, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada / Government of Canada
Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine
Research Interest: identifying potential novel crops as functional foods by analysing their bioactive compounds, establishing the molecular identification mechanisms for fungal endophytes of commercial grapes, etc.
Presentation Title: Bioactive molecules and fungal endophytes in table grape berries

Dr. Bülent Bülbül
Veterinary Faculty, Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
Research Interest: Veterinary science, ‪Animal Reproduction, etc.
Presentation Title: Some reproductive traits in Central Anatolian Merino sheep under breeder conditions

Dr. Md Sayeedul Islam
Chemistry Biology Combined Major Program, International College, Osaka University, Japan
Research Interests: Plant Physiology, Molecular Biology, Photobiology, Microbiology, Immunology
Presentation Title: Roles of Myosin XI-i in Mitochondrial Movement in Arabidopsis thaliana Leaf Mesophyll Cells 

More speakers will be released soon.

Accepted Abstracts

Updated by Oct. 12, 2021

Amaranthus cruentus L. as a food alternative in laying hens to reduce cholesterol in eggs.
Ammonia volatilization following application of urea and rice husk compost
An Empirical Study of the Relationship between Agricultural Logistics and Farmers' Income Growth
Analysis of Flavor Substances in Potato Instant Vermicelli Seasoning
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitory and anti-diabetic properties of oat proteins hydrolysates
ANOM Approach for Statistical Evaluation of ‘Kalecik Karası’ Clones in terms of Organic Acids
Assessment of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) Mutant Lines for Drought Tolerance
Assimilation of LAI Derived from UAV Multispectral Data into the SAFY Model to Estimate Maize Yield
Atmospheric opacity has a nonlinear effect on global crop yields
Bioactive molecules and fungal endophytes in table grape berries
Blanching effect on physicochemical and functional properties of flours processed from peeled and unpeeled white‐fleshed sweet potato Algerian cultivar
Bromatological composition of palm kernel meal according to its origin and production periods potential use of palm kernel meal in animal feed
Can bakery products be tasty healthy and sustainable? Clues for SMEs
Change  of vine leaves(Vitis vinifera L.) phytoalexin stilbenoids under Downy mildew infection
Description of included systematic reviews on isolated compounds on the anti-trichomonas activities of medicinal plants
Distribution characteristics of soil microorganisms with lack of groundwater resources in arid area
Effect evaluation of Protected Areas System Construction Based on comprehensive index evaluation method
Effect of Mesobiliverdin IXα-enriched microalgae on intestinal morphology, inflammatory cytokines and antioxidant enzymes activity of weaning piglets
Effects of calcium ions on physicochemical properties and stability of preserved eggs
Effects of music on longevity and reproduction of tea caterpillar
Encapsulation of Anti-cancer Drug (Tamoxifen Citrate) conjugated with Magnetite Nanoparticle for Targeted Drug Delivery
Estimating fractional vegetation cover of maize under water stress from UAV multispectral imagery using machine learning algorithms
Evidence of metabolic competition between methionine and glutathione biosynthetic pathways
Extraction of Crude Fat and Analysis of Fatty Acid Composition in Three Kinds Of Coarse Grains
Full-length cDNA clone of EIN3-4 gene in melon
Functional ingredient Collagen and Joint Health
Fungal species as rock phosphate solubilizing agents to use as biofertilizers
Gut bacterial communities in the commercially valuable polychaete worms (Annelida Polychaeta) from the east coast of India with implications to aquaculture
HA functions in cancer progression-Potential therapeutic targets (A review)
Impact of Animal Manures on Pummelo Leaf Nutrient Status and Fruit Quality
Impact of land use change on ecosystem service value in Northeast sandy land from 1990 to 2020
Improving nutritional quality of food products through fermentation and formulation
Inheritance of novel resistant gene to strip rust CRY32 in Aegilops squarrosa L
Investigation on the role of phenolic compounds in Zymoseptoria tritici -wheat interaction
Isolation, screening and identification of cadmium resistant microorganisms in tailings dam of Baotou Steel
Managing global pest threats to citrus production
Microplastics and mesoplastics in commercial fish from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Molecular Mechanism of Pain-alleviating Effect of Corydalis rhizoma Based on Network Pharmacology and Date Mining
Nicotine release at the tobacco rhizosphere and their adsorption capacities in different soil textures
Optimal design of the surface of the high-speed reversible plow
Pest status of the invasive Callery pear tree (Pyrus calleryana Decne.) in the Unites States, and herbicide options for management and control
Plant agro-biodiversity is a resource for the sustainable development of mountain areas: the case of Italy
Polyphenols of common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) as possible compounds for mycotoxin resistance
Preliminary study of citrus extract supplement in cecum microbiota fluctuation in laying hens
Quantifying homologs by external standard normalization
Rating and Modeling Oilseeds Extractability in Mechanical Press
Recognizing Zucchinis Intercropped with Sunflowers in UAV Visible Images Using an Improved Method Based on OCRNet
Research on experimental Ability of Biology Normal pedagogical student—Baotou Teacher’s College as an Example
Research on the anti-inflammatory mechanism of Paeoniae Radix Alba based on network pharmacology and molecular docking technology
Scanning electron microscopic observation on the feet of male adults of green leafhopper
Screening and identification of lead-resistant microorganisms in Baotou tailings dam
Some reproductive traits in Central Anatolian Merino sheep under breeder conditions
Study of the effect of fungicides in field conditions from vegetable crops against tomato disease
Study on detection methods of prohibited substances in cosmetics
Study on the harvest point and nutritional quality of the second stubble seedlings of pine willow sprouts
The behavior rate of agricultural land-transfer and associated factors among the farmers in China: a meta-analysis
The Ecosystem Service Dynamics of Sandy Land in Northeast China During the Past 30 Years
Whole genome analysis of TCP gene family in Indica Rice
A Polysaccharide ECS66A From Streptomyces mauvecolor Inducing Plant Defense Response Against Black Shank of Tobacco
Quality traits of saffron produced in Italy from 2015 to 2020

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