ICAFS Speakers International Conference on Agricultural & Food Sciences

2022 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science (6th ICAFS 2022)

September 28-30, 2022  Full Webinar (Virtual online), İzmir Turkey 



We invite you to submit your presentation at ICAFS2022! 
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 ICAFS2022, please submit your abstract Online Here or fill in form and send by email at [email protected] / [email protected], indicationg "Oral Presentation preference".

Prof. Vassya Bankova 
Full professor, Institute of Organic Chemistry with Centre of Phytochemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Brief Introduction: Professor Bankova has been exploring the chemical properties of propolis for over 30 years contributing to over 200 papers, she has an h-index of over 60. She received the Elsevier Award for excellence in global research, in research topics in which Bulgaria has a significant and growing global impact for her studies on propolis, in 2018.
Research Interests: devoted to the bee product propolis (bee glue): its chemistry, plant origin, biological activity, health-promoting potential, analysis, standardization.
Presentation Title: A green way to obtain bioactive extracts from natural sources: the NADES

Prof. Ilkay Erdogan Orhan
Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, Turkey
Brief Introduction: Dr. Orhan received several awards such as Young Woman Scientist Award in Asia continent by OWSD & Elsevier, Science Award in Biology by COMSTECH, Young Woman Scientist Award (in Life Sciences) by L’Oreal & Turkish Academy of Sciences, and Honor Award by Gazi University, Innovation Award for Women in Turkey, Science Award by Turkish Association of Pharmacists, Golden Mortar Science Award in Pharmacy, Silver Medal for Patent in International Invention Fair by Turkish Ministry of Science and Technology as well as Best Academic Invention Medal by IFIA. Her h index is 46 (Web of Science) and 51 (SCOPUS) with over 9000 citations.
Research Interests: Pharmacognosy, phytotherapy, herbal medicines, herbal cosmetics, natural product chemistry 
Presentation Title: Developing New Herbal Cosmetic Formulations in Our Laboratory –From Lab to the Patent
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Grosso
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Brief Introduction: He has been recognized as Highly Cited Researcher from Clarivate-Web of Science and he is the President of the Food and Nutrition Section of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA). He has an H-index over 60.
Research Interests: impact of dietary and lifestyle habits on common non-communicable diseases, evaluat the effects of dietary pattern and specific antioxidant-rich foods as well as individual antioxidants on non-communicable diseases.
Presentation Title: Role of ultra-processed foods in mental health.
Prof. Bing Wang
Professor in Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology, Charles Sturt University, Australia.
Brief Introduction: She has made major contributions to the field of Nutritional Neurobiology and Glycobiology, and thus has emerged as an internationally recognized leader on the nutritional significance of human milk sialylglycoconjugates and brain cognitive development, has an H-index of over 20.
Research Interests: key area of molecular biochemistry & molecular biology with an emphasis on nutritional Glycobiology/Sialobiology and brain function, particular interests of neurodevelopment, cognitive function, eye and vision function, gut-brain axis for brain cognitive function using piglet as an animal model.
Presentation Title: The pros and cons of sialic acid glycans in red meat of different animal species on human health.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cataldo Pulvento 
Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Research Interests: Soil water plant relations using direct and indirect morpho-metric; roductive and physiological surveys under field conditions and application of crop models; Productive, eco-physiological and qualitative response of crops to abiotic stresses (drought and salinity); Protein crops and Andean crops (quinoa and amaranth); Irrigation management and study of best agronomic practices on herbaceous crops.
Presentation Title: Alternative crops production: an opportunity vs climate change in Mediterranean area.
Dr. Saddam Hussain
Web of Science 2021 Highly Cited Researcher. He has been recognized with several international distinctions/awards in recent years. He published over 100 refereed journal papers, many of which have sought to understand the morphological, physiological, biochemical and molecular basis of crop responses (rice in particular) to individual and concurrent abiotic stresses and mechanisms imparting tolerance for such stresses. He has an h-index over 50.
Research Interests: Phytochelatins; Plant Environmental Stress Physiology; Plant-Soil Interactions; Abiotic Stress Tolerance
Presentation Title: Use of Biodegradable Superabsorbent Polymers for Enhancing Agricultural Productivity in Marginal and Stress-prone Areas: Overview and Prospects.
Prof. Dr. Pierina Visciano 
Associate professor, Faculty of Bioscience and Technology for Food, Agriculture and Environment, University of Teramo, Italy
Brief Introduction: Author of many scientific publications edited in national and international journals, proceedings of national and international congresses, and book chapters. H-index: 15.
Research Interests: food law; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; fish and fishery products; chemical hazards such as biogenic amines, veterinary drugs, and environmental contaminants (i.e., mycotoxins, heavy metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and marine biotoxins)
Presentation Title: Aflatoxin M1 formation in milk and dairy products due to carry-over.

Dr. Luca Giupponi
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
Research Interest: Botanical contributions to improve restoration and soil bioengineering work; Agronomic, morphometric and phytochemical characterization of plant agrobiodiversity; Ecology of rare/endemic plants of the Alps; Floristic, ecological and phytosociological analyses of plant communities. 
Presentation Title: Saffron produced in Italy: quality traits, geographical area effect and good practices.

Dr. Nathdanai Harnkarnsujarit
Department of Packaging and Materials Technology, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Brief Introduction: He is committed to studying Food Packaging, Active packaging for shelf-life extension, Edible films and capsules, Bioplastic for food packaging, Freezing technology of foods, etc. Current H-index 26 (Google scholar).
Research Interests: Food packaging, Edible film, Biodegradable Packaging, Polysaccharide, Starch
Presentation Title: Food packaging innovation for sustainable development in food industry.
Dr. Justyna Godoś
Assistant Professor, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies “G.F. Ingrassia”, University of Catania, Italy
Brief Introduction: She published nearly 100 scientific articles with H-index over 35, mostly known for her research into the health benefits of polyphenols-containing foods and beverages.
Research Interests: Human Nutrition, polyphenols; flavonoids; coffee; Mediterranean diet; inflammation; mental health; sleep; cardiovascular diseases; nutritional epidemiology
Presentation Title: Dietary polyphenols and mental health
Dr. Pankaj B Pathare
Assistant Professor, College of Agricultural & Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman.
Brief Introduction: Before joining at SQU, he worked as researcher at Newcastle University, UK and Stellenbosch University, South Africa. His papers have been cited over 2000.
Research Interests: food engineering & postharvest technology, agglomeration/granulation, Food drying & cooling, Packaging; Renewable energy in food processing and Energy efficient processes in food & beverage industry
Presentation Title: Quantification and analysis of mechanical damage in fresh produce

Dr. Marian BUTU
Senior Researcher at National Institute of Research and Development for Biological Sciences, Bucharest, ROMANIA
Brief Introduction: he received several awards such as the Award "Sergiu HARTIA" of Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences "Gheorghe Ionescu-Sisesti", the Award "Traian Savulescu" of Romanian Academy Prize, the Award Most Activ EPS REVIEWER 21st International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM. He was project director for 12 projects (3 international) and research team member in over 20 projects (9 international). He published over 10 books/ book chapters, more than 125 scientific papers (49 indexed in WoS, h-index 15) and is author of over 145 communications. 
Research Interests: microbial and vegetal biotechnology for producing of biomaterials and bioproducts with applications in high-tech, agro-food, footwear and medical industries, biotechnology and bioinformatics.
Presentation Title: Edible Films and Coatings to Extend the Shelf Life of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

More speakers will be announced soon.
Last update: July 31, 2022

Speakers from joint conference ICBB 2022

Prof. Esaki M Shankar
Department of Life Sciences, Central University of Tamil Nadu, India
Brief Introduction: Shankar is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, and is serving as the editor of several leading biomedical journals such as Frontiers in Immunology, Frontiers in Microbiology, PLoS One, etc. He published more than 140 papers in peer-reviewed international journals with approximately 4000 citations. Current H-index: 36.
Research Interests: COVID-19, Hepatitis B virus infection, T-cell exhaustion, HIV disease.
Presentation Title:  T-cell impairment in chronic viral infections

Prof. Igor V. Pantić
Professor at the Department of Medical Physiology, Faculty of Medicine (UBFM), University of Belgrade.
Brief Introduction: Experienced researcher ranked among top 2% of the most influential world scientists by Stanford University in 2021. He has an H-index 24, total citation over 2800.
Research Interests: molecular medicine, computational biology and neurosciences

Prof. Chiranjib Chakraborty
School of Life Science and Biotechnology, Adamas University, Kolkata, India
Brief Introduction: He was a former Professor, Galgotias University, and a former Associate Professor, VIT University. He has 25 years of research experience, including four years of industrial R& D experience and 18 years of teaching experience.  He published more than 182 SCI and Scopus index papers, 5 books, and 2 edited books, has an h-index over 40 and citations over 5700.
Research Interests: Medical Bioinformatics/Immunoinformatics, COVID-19, ncRNA, Drug targets, Genomics and proteomics in medicine, Diabetes, Therapeutics

Recent Accepted Abstracts (Continuous updating)

Chien-Po Liao:  A Hybrid Research of Perceived Risk of Egg Purchasing and Consumer Perceptions of Egg Quality
Dan Xu:  Rational Design, Synthesis, and Biological Activity of Novel Pyrazol-5-yl-benzamide Derivatives as Potential Succinate Dehydrogenase Inhibitors
Daniel Asiamah Aboagye:  Co-Application of Biochar Compost and Inorganic Nitrogen Fertilizer Affects the Growth and Nitrogen Uptake by Lowland Rice in Northern Ghana
Erona Wafaretta:  Morphological Characteristics of Liberica Coffee Fruits and Beans in Coffee Gardens in Poncokusumo District, Malang Regency, East Java
Evelin Calderón Caro:  Early prediction of frost events in high altitude crops in Colombia through machine learning
Keiwoma Mark Yila:  Cassava Groundnut Intercropping: A Sustainable Land Management Practice for Increasing Crop Productivity and Soil Organic Carbon Stock on Smallholder Farms 
Khadija El Hazzam:  Box–Behnken Design: Wet Process Optimization for Saponins Removal from Chenopodium quinoa Seeds and the Study of Its Effect on Nutritional Properties
Mihaela Dumitru:  Evaluation of lactic acid bacteria isolated from piglets tract and encapsulation of probiotic cells
Nabilah Abdul Hadi:  Physicochemical and functional properties of short-chain fatty acid starch modified with different acyl groups and levels of modification
Saranyapath Pairintra:  Morphological, Physiological, and Biochemical Processes of Khao Dawk Mali 105 and Pathum Thani 1 Rice under Drought Stress
Waqas ud Din Khan:  Minerals doped biochar: A potential source to reduce the effects of abiotic stresses in agriculture
Xiaohui Hao:  Effects of microencapsulated sodium lactate on the extension of the shelf-life of Kimchi
Yu-Kuei Chen:  Effects of addition of expanded germ rice on physical properties of toast
Abdullah Muratoglu: Spatial variations in agricultural and livestock water footprint for sustainability of water resources
Anca Gheorghe: Carcass and Meat Quality Traits Comparison of Different Chickens Breeders' Genotypes
Anirudh Kumar: Lantana camara –A weed of agriculture and nutraceutical values
Antonietta Maoloni: Development of new dried spices from sea fennel (Crithmum maritimum L.) 
Bing Wang: The pros and cons of sialic acid glycans in red meat of different animal species on human health
Dong Zhang: Analysis of photosynthetic characteristics and structure of Glycyrrhiza uralensis seedlings under drought stress
Evelin Calderón Caro: Early prediction of frost events in high altitude crops in Colombia through machine learning
Evrim Gunes Altuntas: Production of pediocin in pediococci and the presence of plasmid pSMB74
Evrim Gunes Altuntas: Diacetyl production in pediococci
Fengyu Sun: Preparation and pharmacokinetics of hydroxysafflor yellow A niosomes
Guoqiang Zhu: Effect of quorum induced AHL signal on the biological characteristics of porcine F4ac+ enterotoxin producing E. coli
Hao Li: The signal transduction in phytomelatonin-induced plant resistance to abiotic and biotic stresses
Hecang Zang: Estimation of density and plant height of winter wheat breeding materials based on UAV digital image
Hu Liu: Improvement of acidic soil by using coal water slurry gasification residue as material and its influence on soil physical properties
Ilkay Erdogan Orhan: Developing New Herbal Cosmetic Formulations in Our Laboratory –From Lab to the Patent
Jing Liu: Machine Learning in Intelligent Agriculture 
Jinwen Liu: Interactions between aboveground and underground herbivores and their effects on plant development
Justyna Godoś: Dietary polyphenols and mental health
Krishan Kumar: Status and prospect of GM crops
Lan Ding: Construction of Nitrogen-doped Ti3C2 MXene quantum dots/1D CdS Nanorod Heterostructure Photocatalyst of Highly Efficient Hydrogen Evolution
Lei Zhang: Evaluation and application of physical quality of cigarettes based on the combination of weight and efficacy coefficient
Li Lin: Study on the classification and phylogeny of Acer based on RAD-seq
Li Qiao: Effects of ultraviolet light irradiation at different wavelengths on the growth and reproduction of Scopula subpunctaria at different instars
Liang Chen: Study on Extraction of Zanthoxylum bungeanum seed oil by supercritical CO2 fluid
Lichao Feng: Effects of tillage and planting patterns on soil insect communities in farmland
Linlin Xie: Hypolipidemic and Hepatic Injury Repair Effects of Buckwheat Quercetin in Rats on a High Cholesterol Diet
Luca Giupponi: Saffron produced in Italy: quality traits, geographical area effect and good practices
Monika Staszowska Karkut: Assessment of antioxidant properties and qualitative analysis of blackcurrant leaf extract and its fraction.
Nathdanai Harnkarnsujarit: Food packaging innovation for sustainable development in food industry
Pei Wang: Effect of enzymatic browning on tobacco quality and its effect on tobacco browning inhibitor
Peide Zhu: Mitochondrial-targeted Full-spectrum Fluorescent Carbon Dots with Excitation-dependent Fluorescence Emission for High-resolution Celular Imaging and in Vivo Tracking
Pierina Visciano: Aflatoxin M1 formation in milk and dairy products due to carry-over
Poulouma Louis Yameogo: Can additional amounts of NPK and urea fertilizers at heading stage improve yield of Orylux 6 rice variety in Burkina Faso? 
Qihang Liu: Study on the effect of light with different wavelength and illuminance on the phototactic sensitivity of thrips occidentalis
S. M. Abdullah  Al Mamun: Assessment of Genetic Diversity and Identification of Selection Criteria for Higher Yield in EMS Induced Rice Mutants
Saddam Hussain: Use of Biodegradable Superabsorbent Polymers for Enhancing Agricultural Productivity in Marginal and Stress-prone Areas: Overview and Prospects
Shengyue Yi: Dynamic changes of bacteria in rhizosphere soil of strawberry at different growth stages
Shiqi Liu : Improved stability and aqueous solubility of β-carotene via encapsulation in self-assembled bioactive oleanolic acid nanoparticles
Vassya Bankova: A green way to obtain bioactive extracts from natural sources: the NADES
Veena George M.: Agro-biodiversity and Indigenous knowledge: Conservation and Sustainable livelihood perspective in Attappady, Western Ghats
Xiang Wang: Study on the characteristics of microbial community structure of Fen Liquor in Shanxi Province
Xianhui Qi: Screening and functional verification of vernalization related genes in Chinese cabbage based on Informatics
Xiaobin Wang: Study on the penetration of light to several wheat flour based on hyperspectral imaging technology
Xiaoming Peng: Study on extraction technology and basic properties of natural active substances from Artemisia argyi leaves
Xiaoxia Bai: Effect of shading treatment on the physiological metabolism of P. anserina in arid area of Shaanxi, China
Yang Yang: Preliminary study on biological function of Sfm pili in APEC CE129
Yang Yang: Effect of bacterial quorum sensing signal 3OC12-HSL on IPEC-J2 in piglet small intestinal epithelial cells
Yanjing Wang: Analysis of vertical distribution characteristics of phenotypic traits of high yield wheat varieties under limited irrigation and nitrogen supply
Yihong Pan: Effects of 15 years continuous monoculture of tobacco on the yield and microbial community in rhizosphere soil
Yong Wang: Management of postharvest anthracnose of banana and sclerotinia rot of carrot by the natural product hinokitiol
Yue Hao: Study on agricultural input-output efficiency in Liaoning Province based on DEA method
Yue Li: Adaptation of the SIMPLE model to flax in arid and semi-arid environments - model development and evaluation
Yujun Zhang: Effects of Intercropping of Nitraria lanceolata and Phyllostachys praecox on the structure and diversity of soil fungal community
Zebin Chen: Effects of biochar improved soil and chemical fertilizer reduction on the yield of continuous cropping flue-cured tobacco and bacterial diversity in rhizosphere soil
Zhaoyang Sun: Screening of soybean resources based on factor and cluster analysis for making soybean milk
Zhongni Wang: Cytological observation on a female semi sterile mutant of rice and its candidate gene mapping
Marian BUTU:  Edible films and coatings to extend the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables

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