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Abstract Submission Deadline Extended

Due to numerous requests and substantial interest, the 17th International Conference's abstract submission deadline has been extended to September 30, 2014. Remember, to be considered as an applicant for either oral or poster presentations at International Conferences, you must send the FFC your abstract. Please submit your abstract as an email attachment to ffc_usa@sbcglobal.net, and allow your research to aid nations at this unique, international conference. Note: the FFC will not consider your abstract unless directions for abstract submissions are followed exactly. Please consult the Sample Abstract for guidance.


Discovery, Utilization, and Control of Bioactive Components and Functional Foods


Conference Preliminary Program

November 18, 2014

  • 8:30-9:00 Registration
  • 9:00-9:10 Conference Opening (Dr. Danik M. Martirosyan)
  • 9:10-9:15 Welcome to the University of San Diego (Prof. Kathy James)

Session 1: Functional food ingredients and bioactive compounds: sources and potential benefits in public health (Session Chair)

9:15-9:45

Pamela Starke-Reed, PhD,. Deputy Administrator in the Office of National Programs, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of USDA: Functional Foods Research in the Agricultural Research Service

9:45-10:15

Gudrun Marteinsdottir, PhD,. School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, University of Iceland, Iceland: Determination of bioactive properties of extracts from Icelandic edible brown seaweed

10:15-10:45

Ramzi Mothana, PhD,. Professor. Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia: Plectranthus barbatus: a source of antiprotozoal, antileishmanial and antitrypanosomal abietane diterpenoid compounds

10:45-11:15

Jian Liu, PhD, Professor, School of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China: Low-dose diet supplement of luteolin, a natural mast cell stabilizer, ameliorates diet-induced obesity and insulin resistance in mice

11:15-11:30

Coffee Break

Session 2: Discovery of Bioactive Components (Session Chair)

11:30-12:00

Mark Berhow, PhD: USDA ARS, Functional Foods Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, IL, USA: Discovery and Bioassay of bioactive Compounds from Camelina and other plants

12:00-12:30

Christina B. Wegener, PhD, Julius Kuehn Institute, Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Resistance Research and Stress Tolerance, Sanitz, Germany: Bioactive compounds in potatoes: Their accumulation under drought stress conditions

12:30-13:00

Wasif Nouman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry & Range Management, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan: Profiling (poly)phenolic content and antioxidant potential of selected Moringa oleifera Lam. germplasm: A comparative study

13:00-14:00

Lunch

Session 3: Legislation on health claims: healthy, functional and medical foods. (Session Chair: Dr. Bruce P. Burnett)

14:00-14:30

Bruce P. Burnett, PhD, Senior Director of Compliance, Medical and Regulatory Affairs: Entera Health, Inc., Cary, NC, USA: A New Regulatory Threat for Food and Nutrition Clinical Research in the United States

14:30-15:00

Sonja Brandenburger, PhD Candidate, Department of Nutritional, Food and Consumer Studies, University of Applied Sciences Fulda, Fulda, Hesse, Germany: European Health Claims for Small and Medium-Sized Companies – Utopian Dream or Future Reality?

Session 4: Functional and medical foods for the management of chronic diseases (Session Chair: Prof. Garth L. Nicolson)

15:00-15:30

Marotta Francesco, PhD, MD, Professor ReGenera Research Group for Aging Intervention, Milan, Italy: A novel application of a fermented nutraceutical in acute respiratory illnesses. An in-vivo placebo-controlled, cross-over clinical study in different age-groups of healthy subjects

15:30-15:45

Coffee Break

15:45-16:15

Ahmad Bassiouny, PhD, Professor Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, Egypt: Up-regulation of miR-200 and miR-122 by synergistic anticancer effects of Doxorubicin with curcumin and resveratrol

16:15-16:45

Bruce P. Burnett, PhD Senior Director of Compliance, Medical & Regulatory Affairs, Entera Health, Inc., Cary, NC, USA: Serum-Derived Bovine Immunoglobulin/Protein Isolate Provides for a Distinct Dietary Requirement as a Result of Various Enteropathies

16:15-17:15

Fatemeh Malekian, PhD, Professor, Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center, USA: Reducing BMI with whey protein and resistant starch shakes

17:15-17:45

Garth L. Nicolson, PhD, Professor, Department of Molecular Pathology, Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, CA USA: Update of the Singer-Nicolson Fluid-Mosaic Model of Membrane Structure: It’s Importance in Functional Food Modification of Cellular Membranes and Function in Chronic Disease

17:45

Conference Closing

 


November 19, 2014

 

Session 5: The effects of bioactive compounds on biomarkers and delivery in every day's foods and beverages (Session Chair)

8:30-9:00

Vijaya Juturu, PhD, OmniActive Health Technologies Inc. Morristown, NJ, USA: Salacia reticulata (OHT-88) inhibits fat metabolizing enzymes and slows body weight gain: In vivo Model

9:00-9:30

Mukti Singh, PhD, Research Food Technologist, Functional Foods Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Peoria, IL, USA: Food applications of fiber-rich fractions from grains

9:30-10:00

Kristberg Kristbergsson, PhD, Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland: Effect of particle size and gelatin coating on the stability of liposome delivery systems for bioactives

Session 6: Dairy functional foods (Session Chair)

10:00-10:30

Jette Feveile Young, PhD, Pssistant Professor, Institute of Food Science, Aarhus University, Tjele, Denmark: Milk fat derived FFA induces angiopoietin-like 4 gene expression and protein secretion from intestinal cells

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

10:45-11:15

Gail Barnes, PhD, Personify LLC, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA: Milk and its bioactive components

11:15-11:45

Title Pending

Session 7: Research and development of new functional food products (Session Chair)

11:45-12:15

Danik Martirosyan, PhD, President, Functional Food Center, Dallas, TX, USA: Rosa Canina: Bioactive Compounds and Functional Food Product

12:15-12:45

Sean Liu, PhD, Research Leader, USDA ARS, Functional Foods Research Unit,, IL, USA: Functional Beverage Products Using Caseinate - Omega-3 Oil-Oat Beta Glucan Emulsions

12:45-13:45

Lunch

13:45-14:15

Meena Somanchi, PhD, Nutritionist, PNutrient Data Laboratory, USDA ARS, Beltsville, Maryland, USA: Beverages as a vehicle to provide functional foods

14:15-14:45

Frederick C. Felker, PhD, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Functional Foods Research Unit, Peoria, IL, USA: Utilization of Functional Food Components from Pulses

Session 8: Poster Presentations

14:45-16:15

Poster Presentations

16:15-16:30

Awards

Bioactive compounds discovery award: (Chair). United States Department of Agriculture, ARS will award two student presentations at $500 for the first place.

Research and Development award: (Chair: ) Academic Society for Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds will award to those oral or poster presenters who present the best investigation in research and development ($500) presentation and also will award the book “Introduction to Functional Foods Science” to all finalists (which have a value of $229.00).

All prize-winning authors should be able to publish full version of article in the journal of Functional Foods in Health and Disease.

16:30-17:00

Panel discussion: Definition of Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds

17:00-17:30

Conference Closing

* Please note that the program is subject to change

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