Programme

Day 1: Sunday, September 20, 2015

  Arrival of participants and accommodation
14,00 – 16,00 Registration of participants
16,00 – 16,50 Opening ceremony
16,50 – 17,35 Keynote lecture How to best diagnose invasive fungal infections Cornelia Lass-Flörl (Austria)
Session 1 Emergent Fungal Pathogens in Humans I
17,40 - 18,10 Invited Lecture 1 Virulence and pathogenesis of an emerging human fungal pathogen, Candida parapsilosis Attila Gacser (Hungary)
18,15 - 18,30 Lecture 1 Effectiveness of photodynamic inactivation mediated by methylene blue on Candida albicans biofilm Lucia Černáková (Slovakia)
18,35 – 18,55 Coffee break
18,55 – 19,25 Invited Lecture 2 FISH and MALDI-TOF in medical mycology: experience from CHC Zagreb Vanda Plečko (Croatia)
19,30 – 19,45 Lecture 2 Synanthropic rodent Southeast Asian house mouse (Mus musculus castaneus Linn.) a new passenger host for Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii molecular type VNI Karuna Singh (India)
19,50 – 20,05 Lecture 3 Pdr16p – possible target for new antifungals? Alexandra Svrbická (Slovakia)
20,30 Welcome Reception

 

Day 2: Monday, September 21, 2015

Session 2 Distribution and Biodiversity of (Toxigenic) Fungi
08,30 - 09,00 Invited Lecture 3 Biodiversity and distribution of Aspergilli as human pathogens and mycotoxin producers Janos Varga (Hungary)
09,05 - 09,35 Invited Lecture 4 Mycobiota in the HVAC systems of buildings - probable ill health consequences Elena Piecková (Slovakia)
09,40 - 09,55 Lecture 4 Mycobiotic colonisation of human mummified and skeletal remains in the tafonomic process Mária Majorošová (Slovakia)
10,00 – 10,15 Lecture 5 Species diversity and sterigmatocystin producing abilities in airborne Aspergilli from section Versicolores Daniela Jakšić Despot (Croatia)
10,15 – 11,00 Coffee break
Session 3 Deleterious Effects of Single and Combined Mycotoxins
11,00 - 11,30 Invited Lecture 5 Risk assessment of mycotoxins in the food chain: questions to be answered Johanna Fink-Gremmels (The Netherlands)
11,35 - 12,05 Invited Lecture 6 Structural and biological impact of DNA adducts structurally related to the major lesions produced by ochratoxin A Richard Manderville (Canada)
12,10 - 12,35 Invited Lecture 7 Toxicity of ochratoxin A when combined with other mycotoxins Maja Peraica (Croatia)
12,40 – 12,55 Lecture 6 Determination of blood and immune parameters in broilers exposed to fumonisin Astrid Koppenol (Belgium)
13,00 – 13,15 Lecture 7 Evaluation of Aureobasidum induced mycotoxicoses in experimental mice Ankita Kumari (India)
13,15 – 14,15 Lunch break
Session 4 Mycotoxin Detection, Control and Reduction Strategies
14,15 - 14,45 Invited Lecture 8 37+ Analyses – improving mycotoxin risk assessment in the EU feed industry Pedro Ramos Caramona (Alltech, Portugal)
14,50 - 15,20 Invited Lecture 9 Mycotoxins as one of the stressors in oxidative stress Piotr Golinski (Poland)
15,25 - 15,55 Invited Lecture 10 The fate of aflatoxins, ochratoxins, trichotecenes, patulin, fumonisins and beauvericin in the finished products destined for direct human consumption Alberto Ritieni (Italy)
16,00 - 16,15 Lecture 8 Contamination of maize by Fusarium mycotoxins in Poland Piotr Ochodzki (Poland)
16,20 - 16,50 Coffee break
16,50 - 17,20 Invited Lecture 11 New insights on mycotoxins and mycotoxin risk management Verena Starkl (Biomin, Austria)
17,25 - 17,55 Invited Lecture 12 Preventing toxic effects of mycotoxins Ana-Marija Domijan (Croatia)
18,00 - 18,15 Lecture 9 Food preparation with mucoralean fungi: a potential biosafety issue? Somayeh Dolatabadi (The Netherlands)
18,20 - 18,35 Lecture 10 Antioxidant and antiaflatoxigenic activity of quercetin Tihomir Kovač (Croatia)
19,00 Dinner

 

Day 3: Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Session 5 Fungal Diseases in Animals
08,30 - 09,00 Invited Lecture 13 Unusual cases of animal mycoses Irena Zdovc (Slovenia)
09,05 - 09,35 Invited Lecture 14 Malassezia yeasts in domestic and wild animals Suzana Hađina (Croatia)
09,40 - 09,55 Lecture 11 Antifungal susceptibility profile of fungi isolated from corn and poultry feed Marijana Sokolović (Croatia)
10,00 - 10,15 Coffee break
Session 6 Emergent Fungal Pathogens in Humans II
10,15 - 10,45 Invited Lecture 15 Adherence - the crucial step in biofilm formed by pathogenic yeasts form the genus Candida Helena Bujdakova (Slovakia)
10,50 - 11,05 Lecture 12 Orbital aspergillosis and penicilliosis – a rare mixed fungal orbital infection Emilija Mlinarić-Missoni (Croatia)
11,10 – 11,25 Lecture 13 Generation of molecular biology tools to study Candida parapsilosis host-pathogen interaction Tibor Mihaly Nemeth (Hungary)
11,35 – 14,35 Round table discussion “Mycotoxins as Economic and Health Hazards” (in Croatian)
14,35 – 15,30 Lunch break
15,45 – 20,00 Excursion
20,00 Conference dinner

 

Day 4: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Session 7 Fungal Diseases in Plants
09,30 - 10,00 Invited Lecture 16 Fusarium Head Blight and Fusarium mycotoxins risks in the wheat production Antonio Prodi (Italy)
10,05 - 10,35 Invited Lecture 17 Monilinia fructicola – the story of a successful invasion of quarantine fungal pathogen in Europe Dario Ivić (Croatia)
10,40 - 10,55 Lecture 14 The distribution of type B trichothecene producers in Lithuanian wheat Skaidre Suproniene (Lithuania)
11,00 - 12,30 POSTER SESSION Coffee and tea served
12,30 – 13,00 Closing ceremony, Best poster award

Note: five minutes between lectures reserved for discussion

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