Topical Advisory Panel


1. Department of Food Technology, Safety and Health, Ghent University, B-9000 Gent, Belgium
2. Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut 71515, Egypt
Interests: food safety; mycotoxins; cyanotoxins; (HR)LC–MS; in vitro toxicology; metabolomics
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Faculté de médecine vétérinaire - Département de biomédecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
Interests: mycotoxins; pharmacodynamics; secondary metabolites; aflatoxin; toxicity; intestinal inflammation models
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Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
Interests: gut health; fusarium mycotoxins; interaction with bacterial enteric diseases
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Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences (BIOMETEC)—Medical Molecular Microbiology and Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory (MMARLab), University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: Staphylococcus spp.; MRSA; Staphylococcus aureus virulence; host-pathogene interaction; S. aureus internalizzation; Enterococcus spp.; bacterial molecular typing; the modulation of expression level of different regulator genes and toxins
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Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, MA, USA
Interests: snake genomics
National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, Seochun-gun, Republic of Korea
Interests: risk assessment; adverse outcome pathway; phycotoxin; microalgae; red tide; cyanobacteria; toxins-related biomaterials; toxic mechanism; hormetic effect; aquatic organism; toxic isotope

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, Porton Down SP4 0JQ, UK
Interests: biothreat agents; intoxication; medical countermeasures; detection and identification
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Department of Biochemistry, College of Life Sciences, South China Agricultural University, 483 Wushan Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510642, China
Interests: the cytotoxicity of mycotoxins in animals; the molecular mechanisms of metabolism for xenobiotics especially mycotoxins; the metabolic enzymes

Department of Biology and Evolution of Marine Organisms (BEOM), Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Villa Comunale, 80121 Naples, Italy
Interests: toxins; animal venoms; marine and fresh toxins; OMICs; biodiscovery; transcriptomics; proteomics; toxinology; toxicology; bioactive peptides

Neurological Unit 1, Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: botulinumtoxin
School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Arizona, William J. Parker Agricultural, Rm. N119, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: mycotoxins; dairy; nutrition; comparative nutrition; animal nutrition; international agri-culture; toxicology; food safety
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Department of Chemistry, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poznań, Poland
Interests: mycotoxins analysis; toxins presence in grains and in aqueous environmental; methods of cereals biological protection; bioactive compounds; antagonistic fungi; endophytes
Université de Brest, EA 3882, Laboratoire Universitaire de Biodiversité et Ecologie Microbienne, ESIAB, Technopôle Brest-Iroise, 29280 Plouzané, France
Interests: cell culture; flow cytometry; cell biology; immunology; macrophage; toxicology; dendritic cells; mycotoxins; monocytes; aflatoxin; cytotoxicity assays; acute toxicity; food contaminants; food toxicology; mycotoxin metabolites
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Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, National Veterinary Research Institute, Pulawy, Poland
Interests: mycotoxins presence in food and feed; toxins analysis with mass spectrometry techniques (LC-MS/MS); veterinary drugs residues; validation; quality assurence

College of Plant Protection, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, China
Interests: entomology; immune response; fungi; bacteria; virus; toxin; interaction
Belozersky Instutute of Physical-Chemical Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University and Senior Researcher at Institute of Molecular Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Interests: cyanobacteria's genetics; analyzing the structures and functions of genes responsible for cell division; the primary metabolic processes in cyanobacterial cells; nitrogen fixation; cell differentiation; photosynthesis; the formation of toxins
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Instituto de Biotecnología y Biomedicina (BIOTECMED), Department of Genetics, Universitat de València, 46100 Burjassot, Spain
Interests: biological control of insect pests; crop protection; entomopathohenic bacteria; Bacillus thuriniensis; Xenorhabdus spp.; insecticidal proteins; pore forming toxins; insect resistance
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Department of Informatics, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, TUM (Technical University of Munich), i12, Boltzmannstr. 3, 85748 Garching/Munich, Germany
Interests: venomics; comparative genomics; gene evolution; evolution of function; machine learning
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Biotechnology Research Institute, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai 201106, China
Interests: Bt pesticide; Bt transgenic plant; safety assessment of Bt protein

Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
Interests: bacterial toxins; Clostridioides difficile; SARS-CoV-2; host responses
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Head of Genomics Unit, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: gene/genome evolution; metabolic pathways; toxin diversity; mechanism of toxin evolution; marine metagenomics; genomics; single cell technology; host/parasite interactions; bioinformatics; enzymes; synthesis of anti-parasitic compounds; micro fluids; organic electronic

Deptartment of Food Safety & Quality Control, Institute of Food Science & Technology Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China
Interests: detoxification; microbiology; mycotoxins; food safety and quality
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Poison Control Centre and National Toxicology Information Centre,Toxicology Unit, Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri, IRCCS Maugeri Hospital and University of Pavia, Via Salvatore Maugeri, 10 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: food poisoning; intoxication; health safety; antidote; clinical toxicology; foodborne
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: nervous system

Instituto Maimonides de Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba (IMIBIC), Cordoba, Nephrology Department, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía de Córdoba, Cordoba, Spain
Interests: chronic kidney disease; hyperphosphatemia; hypomagnesemia; vascular calcification; mineral metabolism; wnt/β-catenin; renal osteodystrophy; klotho; FGF23 and vascular dysfunction

Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Academic Hospital, Klinikum Augsburg, Augsburg 86156, Germany
Interests: movement disorders; botulinum toxin; autonomic disorders; neurophysiology; neuroimaging
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Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (PHEL), Biosecurity New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: bacterial toxins; toxin-antitoxin systems; bioinformatics; biosecurity; food safety; pathogens; antimicrobial resistance; virulence; high-throughput sequencing

Institute of Animal Pathology, Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathobiology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: pathogenesis and pathology of bacterial infections; host-pathogen interaction; bacterial exotoxins; pore-forming toxins; clostridium perfringens toxins
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Pharmacology Section, The Institute for Drug Research (IDR), The School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 9112001, Israel
Interests: venom toxins; plant toxins; disulfide-rich peptides; ion channels biophysics and pharmacology; snake and spider toxins; pain evoking toxins
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