The Learning Edge

Despite the current challenges, we know that the important work you do in helping to ensure food safety and authenticity is a priority. As part of our commitment to you, we are excited to bring you the opportunity to join a series of free educational and informative webinars*, presented in English. 


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Information about the speakers:


Daniele Sohier is the Senior Manager for Global Scientific Affairs – Food Protection at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Daniele is strongly involved in ISO and AOAC standardization and is an active member of MicroVal. She has coordinated more than 100 validation studies including several harmonized AOAC-ISO 16140 validation schemes.


Mario Gadanho,R&D Senior Staff Scientist at Thermo Fisher, is actively involved as an expert in the standardization of molecular biology methods at AFNOR, CEN and ISO on the topics of food authenticity, traceability and safety. Project leader of the ISO 22949 standard introducing DNA sequencing for animal species ID into the food sector.


Matthew Hahs,Global Brand Manager for validated PCR molecular products – Food Protection at Thermo Fisher Scientific.  Matthew has nine years experience serving operational and marketing functions at Thermo Fisher.  His areas of focus have been in Culture Media and most recently PCR solutions for pathogen dection in food protection workflows.


Nicole Prentice is the Global Brand Manager for Food Integrity Solutions at Thermo Fisher with 20 years of experience in molecular food diagnostics. She plays a pivotol role in the specification, development and commercialization of novel molecular solutions that empower global food companies in their quest against food fraud and adulteration.

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