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3rd FoodIntegrity conference FOODINTEGRITY 2016
6-7 April, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

Prof. Rudolf Krska
(University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, IFA-Tulln, Austria)

Rudolf Krska is full professor for (Bio-)Analytics and Organic Trace Analysis at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU). Since August 2010 he is head of the Department for Agrobiotechnology (IFA-Tulln) at BOKU with more than 200 staff. Rudolf Krska, who is also head of the Center for Analytical Chemistry at the IFA-Tulln, is an expert in food and feed analysis by chromatographic, mass spectrometric and immunoanalytical techniques. Rudolf Krska has established intensive interdisciplinary cooperation with universities and companies and has been coordinator and work package leader of several European Commission funded projects dealing with the determination of mycotoxins and allergens in food. As member of JECFA (Joint Expert Committee for Food Additives) of the FAO/WHO he has evaluated the impact of trichothecenes on humans. Rudolf Krska was also member of the Working Group Fusarium of the Scientific Panel on Contaminants of the European Food Safety Authority. 2009/2010 he worked for one year as A/Chief of Health Canada´s Food Research Division where he was responsible for the research on chemical contaminants in foods carried out within Health Canada´s National Food Chemical Safety Laboratory Network in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver. He has received 6 scientific awards and is (co )author of more than 250 SCI publications (h-index: 42). His current research interests are in the area of plant-fungi metabolomics, IR-laser spectroscopy and novel mass spectrometric methods for the determination of multiple mycotoxins including their conjugation and transformation products in food, feed and other biological matrices.