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Section Board for 'Food Analytical Methods' (29)

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Prof. Dr. Antonello Santini
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II, Via D. Montesano 49, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: food chemistry; safety; food safety; nutraceuticals; nanonutraceuticals; recovery from byproducts of the food indystry; food contaminants; food supplements; contaminants; risk assesment; mycotoxins and secondary metabolites; chemistry and food education; food analysis; analytical chemistry; novel techniques for sustainable products; bioavailability; mechanism of action of nutraceuticals and nanonutraceuticals
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Prof. Dr. Joana S. Amaral
1. REQUIMTE-LAQV, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 228, 4050-313 Porto, Portugal
2. Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Campus de Sta. Apolónia, 5301-857 Bragança, Portugal
Interests: food authenticity; food chemistry; molecular biology approaches applied to food authentication and GMO detection; plant food supplements; bioactive compounds; antioxidant activity; antimicrobial activity; chromatography; development of analytical methods
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Prof. Paolo Lucci
Department of Agri Food, Environmental and Animal Sciences, University of Udine | UNIUD, Via Sondrio 2A, I-33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: food authentication; food contaminants; edible oil characterization; food fraud identification; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; bioactive compounds
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Dr. Philippe Delahaut
Analytical Laboratory, CER Groupe, Rue du Point du Jour 8, 6900 Marloie, Belgium
Interests: analytical methods development and validation; immunoassay; mass spectrometry; veterinary drug residues; allergens; food security.
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Prof. Dr. Pedro Vitoriano de Oliveira

Department of Fundamental Chemistry, University of São Paulo (USP), 05508-000 São Paulo, Brazil
Interests: elementary determinations by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS); inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP OES); and other spectrometric techniques; molecular determinations by chromatography, chemical speciation, chemometry, authenticity and finger printing
Prof. Shahab A. Shamsi

Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Interests: Capillary Electrophoresis; Capillary Electrophoresis-Mass Spectrometry; High performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry; HPLC-MS; GC-MS; Chiral separations; Metabolomics; Foodomics; Chiralomi
Dr. Maria Castro-Puyana

Department of Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Alcalá, Alcala de Henares (Madrid), Spain
Interests: food analysis; food quality; food authentication; food fraud; analytical method development; capillary electrophoresis; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; metabolomics; bioactive compounds; agri-food by-products valorization
Prof. Dr. Helena Teixeira Godoy

Departament of Food Science, School of Food Engineering, University of Campinas, Campinas, SP 13083-862, Brazil
Interests: development and validation of analytical methods; chromatography (HPLC, GC); capillary electrophoresis; mass spectrometry; sample preparation techniques; packaging migration; vitamins; additives; volatile compounds; phenolic compounds; carotenoids; antioxidant capacity; bioaccessibility of organic compounds
Dr. Anna Vallverdú-Queralt

University of Barcelona, Av.Joan XXIII s/n 08028, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: food analysis; food chemistry; olive oil; tomatoes; cocoa; wine; food bioactives; polyphenols; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry
Dr. Cristina A. Fente
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nutrition, and Bromatology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Interests: food safety; analytical chemistry; veterinary drugs; human nutrition; carotenoids; mycotoxins; chromatography; fluorescence detection; mass spectrometry; antimicrobial resistance; microbiological quality
Prof. Paweł Kafarski
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: natural products of honey; herbs and mushrooms; antioxidants; medicinal chemistry; food alduteration
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Prof. Dr. Evaristo Ballesteros
Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry, Universidad de Jaén, Jaén, Spain
Interests: analytical chemistry; food chemistry; food quality; contaminants; endocrine disrupting chemicals; chromatography; mass spectrometry; sample treatment
Assoc. Prof. José Bernal del Nozal
IU CINQUIMA, Analytical Chemistry Group, University of Valladolid, 47011 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: bee products; bioactive compounds; chromatography; food chemistry; food analysis; mass spectrometry; method validation; method development; pesticide analysis; separation techniques
Prof. Dr. Ivana Lidia Bonaccorsi
Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences, University of Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
Interests: carbon isotope ratios mass spectrometry; authenticity of food; essential oils; vegetable oils; comprehensive chromatography
Prof. Dr. Giuseppa Di Bella
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Department of Biomedical, Dental, Morphological and Functional Images Sciences (BIOMORF), University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: contaminants in the food chain; characterization of food biactives; Mediterranean diet
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Prof. Dr. Zeev Wiesman
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel
Interests: food composition; lipids; oxidation; low field NMR relaxation applications; supramolecular chemistry; food quality control; emulsion stability
Dr. Ramón Cava
Tecnología de los Alimentos, Facultad de Veterinaria, Campus Universitario, Universidad de Extremadura, Cáceres, Spain
Interests: antioxidant activity; microbiology; biotechnology; molecular biology; nutrition; food analysis; food chemistry; food science and technology; food safety; food processing
Prof. Dr. Ramón F. Moreira
Chemical Engineering Department, Univerisdade de Santiago de Compostela. Escola Tñecnica Superior de Enxeñaría, Santiago de Compostela, 15782, Spain
Interests: food engineering; preservation methods; drying; gluten-free products; starch; rheology; polymers; extraction methods; edible seaweeds
Dr. Massimo Castellari
Institute of Agriculture and Food Research and Technology (IRTA), Food Industry Area, Finca Camps i Armet s/n, 17121, Monells, Spain
Interests: analytical chemistry; food science; functional foods; polyphenols; bioactive compounds; insects, microalgae; by-products valorisation; natural contaminants
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Dr. Simon Haughey
Institute for Global Food Security, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK
Interests: spectroscopy and chemometrics; immunoassay; chemistry; food analysis; food quality and safety; food fraud and adulteration; biosensors
Prof. Dr. Roberto Romero-González
Department of Chemistry and Physics, Universidad de Almería, Almeria, Spain
Interests: food safety; pesticides; contaminants; residues; analytical method development; chromatography; mass spectrometry; extraction procedures
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Dr. María del Mar Contreras
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Department of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, Universidad de Jaén, Campus Las Lagunillas, 23071 Jaén, Spain
Interests: Agri-food byproducts, food analysis; food chemistry; biorefinery; bioactive compounds; chemometrics; functional foods; valorization
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Dr. Sonia Medina
Research Group on Quality, Safety, and Bioactivity of Plant Foods, Department of Food Science and Technology, Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura, Spanish National Research Council (CEBAS-CSIC). University Campus of Espinardo, Edif. 25, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: bioactive lipids; food chemistry; analytical methods; metabolomics; lipidomics; lipophenols; biological activity; in vitro and in vivo models
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Dr. Youn Young Shim
Department of Plant Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada
Interests: oilseed protein; functional properties; health benefits of oil seeds
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Prof. Dr. Giorgia Purcaro
Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, University of Liège, Gembloux, Belgium
Interests: analytical chemistry; chromatography; multidimensional and comprehensive chromatography; mass spectrometry; sample preparation; metabolomics; lipid analysis; food quality and authenticity; food contaminants; MOSH and MOAH
Dr. Paola Montoro

Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, 84084 Fisciano, Italy
Interests: phytochemical analysis; mass spectrometry; natural products; plant metabolomics; food metabolomics; food analyses; phytochemical markers
Prof. Dr. Thierry Noguer

Biosensors laboratory (BAE-LBBM USR 3579), University of Perpignan Via Domitia, 52 Av Paul Alduy, 66860 Perpignan cedex, France
Interests: biosensors; bioelectrochemistry; enzymatic systems; immunoassays; enzyme sensors; immunosensors; aptasensors; food analysis; pesticides; toxins; antibiotics; emerging contaminants
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Prof. Dr. Oscar Núñez
1. Research Institute in Food Nutrition and Food Safety, University of Barcelona (INSA-UB). Av. Prat de la Riba 171, Edifici Recerca (Gaudí), E-08921 Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona, Spain; 2. Department of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Barcelona. Martí i Franquès 1-11, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: food authentication; food characterization; food classification; food fraud identification; secondary metabolites; polyphenols; foodomics; bioactive compounds; food packaging contaminants; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; high resolution mass spectrometry; ambient mass spectrometry; capillary electrophoresis; chemometrics
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Dr. Vito Verardo
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, and Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology ‘José Mataix’, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: antioxidants; natural product chemistry; antioxidant activity; phytochemicals; lipids; lipid oxidation
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