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IFPT conducts ‘A Bilateral Academic Symposium on Food Science and Postharvest Fisheries’

The Institute of Fish Processing Technology (IFPT), College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) conducted an Academic Program Improvement (API) lecture on “A Bilateral Academic Symposium on Food Science and Postharvest Fisheries” at the Conference Room, Faculty Center, CFOS, UPV Miagao campus on April 3, 2017.

Invited as Resource Speakers were Dr. Zwe-Ling Kong and Dr. Chi-Chon Kong of the National Ocean University of Taiwan (NOUT) who shared their academic knowledge and expertise. A professor of the Department of Food Science, NTOU, Dr. Zwe-Ling Kong discussed about “The Immunological Perspectives of Fucoxanthin on Colorectal Cancer and Stroke.” His lecture focused on inflammation and disease, inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer, and stroke damage. Dr. Chi-Chon Kong, on the other hand, lectured on “Laboratory Information on Management System and Food Supply Chain.”

The API lecture is in support to the Quality Management Systems Initiative of IFPT on internationalization. It is also aimed to facilitate the academic relationship of the Department of Food Science, NTOU and IFPT-CFOS, UPV on collaborative research programs, and other academic program pursuit.

Moreover, the activity is in line with the current revision of the MS Fisheries program of the Institute particularly on Fish Processing Technology track as well as in the Ph.D. Fisheries for added courses on Postharvest Fisheries track. This undertaking is in relation to the current demands of time to make the curricular offerings more relevant; attune to the present developments in technology; and responsive to the need of quality researchers, employees, mentors and future leaders in the industry.

The lecture was attended by the faculty members, staff, researchers, and graduate students of the Institute. (With sources from IFPT-CFOS)

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