MYTOX-SOUTH aims to increase human capacity in mycotoxin research & development, focusing on low-and middle income countries to tackle the mycotoxin problem and the associated food safety & food security issues. In this way, MYTOX-SOUTH organizes together with the African Society of Mycotoxicology (ASM) an international mycotoxin conference in Stellenbosch (South-Africa) in September 2020 (visit […]
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MYTOX-SOUTH is happy to announce the launch of the African Centre of Excellence for Mycotoxin and Food Safety last week in Nigeria. Soon more news on our joint work and future plans!
The African Society of Mycotoxicology (ASM) together with MYTOX-SOUTH is proud to announce the 3rd African Symposium on Mycotoxicology joint MYTOX-SOUTH conference. Due to COVID19 the conforence will be postponed to 11 to 14 April 2021 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. This high-level conference will be a platform for academic exchange between researchers, government & industry. It […]
From 8 to 10 October 2018, the Max Rubner Conference 2018 on ‘Fungi and Mycotoxins in Foods’ was held. Prof. De Saeger was asked to give an interview on mycotoxins. You can listen to the intervention of Prof. De Saeger via this link.
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 […]
In the framework of MYTOX-SOUTH, we offer three new PhD-positions for the project MYCO-SAFE SOUTH funded by EU LEAP-AGRI. More information can be found via this link MycoSafe-South PhD scholarships
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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