giovedì 9 febbraio 2012


The Mycotoxicology Committee of the
Associazione Micologica Bresadola

Announces the

Milan, Italy, 3-4 December 2012
Organised in collaboration with the
Provincia di Milano and Centro Antiveleni di Milano

Preliminary program
                                                                          Day 1
Session 1: Clinical toxicology 
  • Mycotoxicoses: the laboratory (amanitin in the urine), clinical and mycological point of view
  • The importance of a close collaboration among toxicologist, mycologist and clinical laboratory
  • specialist for the diagnosis of mycotoxicoses
  • Hepatic problems caused by Amanita mycotoxicoses
  • Potential pathologies caused by exotic fungal species
Session 2: Research highlights
  •  Amanita phalloides whole genome sequencing: the amanitin production explained
  •  Mycotherapy: evidence-based research
  •  Fungi and biological control of xenobiotics in terrestrial ecosystems
  •  Biotechnology: Fungi and bioremediation – theoretical and practical approaches
  •  Fungal species: taxonomy
                                                                         Day 2
Session 3:Fungi and nutrition 
  • Nutritional use of fungi: safety aspects related to marketing and consumption
  • Presence in edible fungi of pollutants, aflatoxins, nicotine and other
  • Storage of fungi: health-related problems caused by the presence of contaminants
Session 4: Regulatory aspects 
  • Keynotes by USMAF, SANCO, EFSA, NAS e ISS.
  • Round table: the preparation of reliable and exhaustive reports to allow in-depth evaluation of mycotoxicoses: standard operation procedures
Free communications and poster session: abstracts must be submitted to the Scientific Secretariat by 31 May 2012.
Acceptance and presentation type (free communication or poster) will be decided upon evaluation by the Scientific Committee. Free presentations will be allowed a maximum of 10 minutes.
                              CME credits have been requested from Regione Lombardia

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