ADEBIO Symposium - Monascus culture and applications 8-10 July 1998
First 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 and offered papers.
The symposium will cover food, cosmetics and toxicological aspects of
Monascus. The main symposium will consist of workshops and posters
The symposium will be held on the campus of the University of Toulouse in
France. 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 University is within
1/2 hours 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 31 January 1998. Authors will be notified whether their
paper has been accepted for presentation during February 1998.
Manuscripts of papers accepted for oral presentation must be received no
later than 1 April 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
Genie Biochimique et Alimentaire
Complexe Scientifique de Rangueil
F-31077 Toulouse Cedex
Fax. 33 561 55 94 00
email. blanc at insa-tlse.fr