Entries by MYTOX SOUTH

MYTOX-SOUTH: call short-term traineeships 2019 – OPEN!

MYTOX-SOUTH tries to strengthen the human capacity of partners in the South to mentor a new breed of innovators and young researchers. For this reason, MYTOX-SOUTH announces their 2nd call for research traineeships for PhD students for MYTOX-SOUTH partners. The traineeships offer an unique opportunity to use the expertise and (instrumental) facilities from the laboratories (North […]

Welcome to new partners!

MYTOX-SOUTH welcomes two highly qualified Southern professionals in mycotoxin research: – the University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) (Nigeria) – respresented by Yemisi Jeff-Agboola – the North West University (South-Africa) – represented by Mwanza Mulunda When you are interested to join our partnership, feel free to send your CV and motivation to info@mytoxsouth.org.  

Project in collaboration with University of Johannesburg

To date, MYTOX-SOUTH is investigating the mycotoxin exposure in Limpopo (South-Africa) in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg, represented by Prof. Patrick Njobeh. As part of this collaboration, Orphélie Lootens, who is a master student at Ghent University, carried out food & biosampling in South-Africa. In the following weeks, she will analyze these samples in the […]

Short stays & internships at Ghent University

During the winter, a large amount of young researchers from Southern partners visited our facilities present in Ghent University. The main aim of their stay was to start their PhD-study, to improve the quality of their studies and to get a valuable training on several aspects in relation to mycotoxin research. Our motivated visitors and students were: […]

10th World Mycotoxin Forum

MYTOX-SOUTH was present at the 10th World Mycotoxin Forum held in Amsterdam (12-14 March 2018). The conference offered excellent opportunities to network, share ideas, and formulate recommendations and conclusions on how to close knowledge gaps on taking mycotoxin control to the next level. Several members of MYTOX-SOUTH attended the conference, and it was a good occasion to […]

Mycotoxin seminar 22/02/2018 in Harare, Zimbabwe

On Thursday 22 February 2018, MYTOX-SOUTH organized a food-safety workshop in Harare (The Rainbow Towers, Zimbabwe). The theme of the workshop was “Mycotoxins: the hidden threat to human health in Zimbabwe”. This workshop was funded by RANDOX Laboratories and the Ghent University Global Minds Fund. MYTOX-SOUTH had an active participation in this one-day workshop by […]

Selected candidates traineeship MYTOX-SOUTH 2018

We are pleased to announce that the following candidates have been competitively selected for a MYTOX-SOUTH traineeship: Mr. Gbashi Sefater & Mrs. Maria Agustina Pavicich. The selected candidates are from South-Africa and Argentina. Both selected and non-selected candidates will be contacted by the MYTOX-SOUTH coordinators in the next days via e-mail with feedback and instructions about […]

2nd African Symposium on Mycotoxicology

It is with great pleasure to announce the 2nd African Symposium on Mycotoxicology entitled “Mitigating mycotoxin contamination in the African food and feed chain”, hosted by Dr. Bradley Flett and Dr. Sheila Okoth. This event will be organized in Mombasa (Kenya) from 24th to 27th June 2018, and will be held under the auspices of […]

Mycotoxin workshop on 22/02/2018 in Harare, Zimbabwe

On Thursday 22 February 2018, MYTOX-SOUTH organizes a food-safety workshop in Harare (The Rainbow Towers, Zimbabwe). The theme of the workshop is “Mycotoxins: the hidden threat to human health in Zimbabwe”. The event will be organized in three key sessions, namely: Occurrence of mycotoxins in food commodities in Zimbabwe. Human dietary exposure to mycotoxins in […]