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External activities of the Freshness Lab

  • Zoraida María Megías Sierra. Genetic and molecular analysis of cold tolerance and postharvest fruit quality in zucchini (Cucurbita pepo L.). Ph.D. Dissertation. Universidad de Almería, Spain. Domingos Almeida serves on the committee; discution October 28, 2016.

  • III International Symposium on Horticulture in Europe - SHE2016, Chania, Crete, Greece, October 17-21, 2016;

  • PIT STOP - Tuning Technology and Entrepreneuship, COTEC, Matosinhos, Portugal, October 12,  2016, a meeting to discuss best practices of cooperation between companies and the scientific community;

  • European Short-course on Quality & Safety of Fresh-cut Produce, Rimini, Italy, 14-16 September 2016. Domingos Almeida is one of the internacional instructors.

  • XIII National Meeting on Food Chemistry, Porto, Portugal, September 14-16, 2016;

  • Studio recording of the lecture on Postharvest handling systems: Pome fruits to be included in the  International On-line Course on Postharvest and Fresh-cut Technologies, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Spain, June 24, 2016.

  • 8th International Postharvest Symposium, Cartagena, Spain, June 20-23, 2016;

  • Economics of the Food Value Chain, postgraduate course in Agribusiness lectured by Domingos Almeida at Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (ISEG) of the University of Lisbon, May de 2016.

  • 1st European Conference of Post Graduate Horticultural Scientists, Palermo, Italy, May 12-13, 2016. Organization committee.

  • VIII Congreso Ibérico  y VI Congreso Iberoamericano de Ciencias y Técnicas del Frío, Coimbra, Portugal, March 2016. Two presentations by the Freshness Lab.

  • IV National Meeting on Organic Horticulture, Faro, Portugal, 17-19 March 2016. Two presentations by the Freshness Lab team. Domingos Almeida serves on the scientific committee.

  • PhD thesis of Adriana Cavaco Guerreiro. Innovative edible coatings to improve storage of small fruits and fresh-cut. Universidade do Algarve, Portugal. Domingos Almeida is member of the committee.

  • Mid-term Meeting of the Rocha Pear Postharvest Unit, ISA, LIsbon, January 27, 2016.

  • Workshop on «Tomato: product design for consumer satisfaction», Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisbon, January 15, 2016.

  • Stone Fruit Postharvest Institute on «Stone fruit: product and process engineering». ISA, Lisbon, January 14, 2016.

  • PhD thesis of Elena Sanchís Soler, Effect of processing on the physicochemical, sensory, nutritional and microbiological quality of fresh-cut 'Rojo Brillante' persimmon. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain (Domingos Almeida is president of the committee).

  • Pome Fruit Postharvest Institute on «nutrition for quality and international logistics», ISA, Lisboa, November 24, 2015.

  • CeiA3  “Poscosecha de frutas y hortalizas: una visión práctica de sostenibilidad, calidad y seguridad alimentaria”. Domingos Almeida is an instructor on this postgraduation course, Universidad de Almería, Spain, 22 October to 14 November 2015.

  • I Meeting of Blueberry and Small Fruit Growers in Douro Verde. Marco de Canaveses, 17 October 2015. Talk by the Freshness Lab. 

  • Fourth Annual Conference COST Actions FA1106 QUALITYFRUIT, Lisbon, Portugal September 27 - 30, 2015. Three presentations by the Freshness Lab team.

  • PhD thesis of Natalia Falagán Sama, "Influencia del riego deficitário de fruta de hueso en la calidad postcosecha del produto entero y mínimamente processado en fresco”, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Spain, July 2015 (Domingos Almeida was Deputy Chairperson of the Board, decreto reitoral R-352/15).

  • Annual Meeting of the Postharvest Unit of Rocha Pear, Freshness Lab (ISA), Lisbon, July 29, 2015.

  • GreenSys - International Symposium on New Technologies and Management for Greenhouses, Évora, Portugal, 19-23 July. Oral presentation.

  • Lecture on the Postharvest and Processing course of the Organic Farming master, Escola Superior Agrária de Ponte de Lima, June 27, 2015.

  • PhD thesis of Michael Owen Krawitzky, Polyphenolic and Proteomic Characterization of Malus domestica Fruit Affected by Bitter Pit. Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain. June 17, 2015. (Domingos Almeida presided to the committee);

  • 2.nd Annual Conference of the Interdisciplinary Thematic Network on Agrifood and Forest, Innovation in the Value Chain, University of Lisbon, June 15, 2015.