15. Oct. 2018 to 16. Oct. 2018
Wageningen University Wageningen

"Oils in plants are organized in natural micron-sized droplets, called oil bodies or oleosomes. Oils, in the form of triacylglycerides comprise their core, which is surrounded by a unique set of proteins embedded in a dense phospholipid monolayer. The membrane, which is designed through evolution to protect plant oils during seed storage, equips oil bodies with high physicochemical stability. Oil Bodies can replace manufactured oil droplets in applications, like foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. The aim of this conference is to discuss how the fundamental knowledge on the properties of oil bodies can be used to efficiently obtain and use them in real products. Abstracts are welcome from multidisciplinary areas; from biotechnology, to soft matter and technology."

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Siginificant reduction for IFA members:

Students: EUR 150 (instead of 250)

For Academics: EUR 300 (instead of 400)

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Join our one-hour webinar that provides the participants the opportunity to learn more about

  • the e-SafeFood project
  • IFA e-learning platform
  • the modelling of cross contamination.

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International standards for food study programmes


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