Symposium on Monascus
blanc at insa-tlse.fr
Thu Mar 26 12:36:08 EST 1998
Symposium on Monascus culture and applications 8-10 July 1998
Last Announcement and Call for Papers
The theme of the symposium is Monascus microbiology, biochemistry,
genetics and biotechnology in general and will consist of keynote
presentations by internationally renowned scientists (as J.
Fink-Gremmels, Y.K. Lee, A. Kujumdzieva, C. Webb, Xu
Ganrong................) and offered papers. The symposium will cover
food, cosmetics and toxicological aspects of Monascus. The main
symposium will consist of workshops and posters sessions.
The symposium will be held in the Center for Unesco in Toulouse.
Toulouse is situated in the southwestern part of France and is easily
reached by rail (6 hours from Paris) and by road being adjacent to the
A61 motorway. For those arriving by air, the Center for Unesco is
within 1/4 hour=92s drive from Toulouse international airport.
Call for Papers
Offers of papers are invited in any of the following subject areas :
- SSF, submerged fermentation
- genetics, protoplasts fusion
- production of pigments
- production of monacolin
- production of mycotoxins
- biochemistry, metabolism
- detoxification process
- foodstuffs applications
- contamination (food, silage, cereals)
- law regulations
Papers will be published in an abstract book and and will be
peer-reviewed. Abstracts of not more than 300 words should be submitted
no later that 30 March 1998. Authors will be notified whether their
paper has been accepted for presentation during April 1998. Manuscripts
of papers accepted for oral presentation must be received no later than
1 May 1998.
Offers for posters, indicating the title and author(s), should be
submitted by 1 April 1998.
Abstracts and details of posters can be submitted by post, fax or e-mail
Dr. Philippe J. Blanc
Genie Biochimique et Alimentaire
Complexe Scientifique de Rangueil
F-31077 Toulouse Cedex 04
Fax. 33 561 55 94 00
email. blanc at insa-tlse.fr
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