Co-Chair of Session 11 – Young science: short talks on food integrity
Dr. Didier Montet is a researcher in food safety. He was the team leader of Control of contaminants along the food chain (food safety team) at CIRAD in Montpellier, France. He got his Ph.D. in Food microbiology in 1984 at the University of Montpellier. He is a national expert in the Biotechnology group at the National French Agency for food safety (Anses). His main research topic concerns the understanding of the microbial ecology of food and food-safety. He has published nearly 150 papers and 7 books as editor in the field of food (Fermentations, traceability). He run different European Projects (3C Ivoire) and participated in different European projects (Innovkar, After, Collab4safety, AsiFood, Autent-Net, Dafrali, Caravan). He was food expert for the French Embassy in south-east Asia and was professor at the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand (1997-1999). He is doing different expetises in the world concerning National food safety organizations (FAO, French Embassy, Foundations).