Dear Reader,
we would like to draw your attention today to the

Third DGF Young Investigators in Lipid Science Meeting
14-15 May 2018, Duesseldorf, Germany

This meeting is aimed at fostering collaboration between emerging scientists (young group leaders) active in different aspects of lipid science in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The meeting is limited to 20 participants. All participants are encouraged to give 20 min oral presentations on their research focus to enable active discussion and future fruitful collaboration between biologists, chemists, medical doctors and engineers from academy and industry with an interest in lipid science and lipid technology. 

The meeting will take place at the BASF campus in Düsseldorf from 14 (starting afternoon) - 15 May 2018 (until early afternoon). Registration is free. The conference dinner and part of the travel cost of the invited participants will be sponsored by the DGF. The location and coffee will be kindly provided by BASF. 

Meeting language is English.

To apply for participation please send an email with a short description of your current position and research field to dgf@hest.ethz.ch until 30 March 2018.

The Organising Committee:
Birner-G. Dierker Kourist
Ruth Birner-
Grünberger
Medical University
of Graz
and Omics Center
Graz, Austria
Markus Dierker
BASF
Düsseldorf
Germany
Robert Kourist
University of Technology
Graz, Austria
Vorholt Wolfrum
Andreas Vorholt
MPI für chem.
Energiekonversion
Mülheim a.d.R.
Germany
Christian Wolfrum
ETH
Zürich
Switzerland

16th Euro Fed Lipid Congress and Expo



Poster
"Fats, Oils and Lipids: Science, Technology and Nutrition in a Changing World"
16-19 September 2018, Belfast, UK
hosted by the SCI Lipidgroup

Deadline for lecture abstracts is 28 February 2018! This is the final reminder to submit a lecture abstract online at the congress webpage.

Congress Webpage

Sign-up for the Exhibiton, we expect to be fully booked soon. Sign up now

Floormap Exhibition


New sponsors and exhibitors:
Novozymes Bruker Biospin JRS

OFI DeSmet

already confirmed Sponsors and Exhibitors:
Belfast City Council
Malaysian Palm Oil Board
HF Press+LipidTech
Larodan
Eurofins
Axel Semrau
Anton Paar
Oil-Dri
Bruker Optics
Solex Thermal Science
B+B Engineering
Maxfry
GEA
Novozymes
JRS
DeSmet-Ballestra Avanti
OFI


George Best, "I think I've found you a genius"



George Best George Best (22 May 1946 – 25 November 2005) was a Northern Irish professional footballer who played as a winger for Manchester United and the Northern Ireland national team. In 1968, he won the European Cup with Manchester United, and was named the European Footballer of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year. The Irish Football Association described him as the "greatest player to ever pull on the green shirt of Northern Ireland".

Born and brought up in Belfast, Best began his club career in England with Manchester United, with the scout who had spotted his talent at the age of 15 sending a telegram to manager Matt Busby which read: "I think I've found you a genius." After making his debut aged 17, he scored 179 goals from 470 appearances over 11 years, and was the club's top goalscorer in the league for five consecutive seasons.

Regarded as one of the greatest dribblers in the history of the sport, his playing style combined pace, skill, balance, feints, two-footedness, goalscoring and the ability to beat defenders.

Best was one of the first celebrity footballers, earning the nickname "El Beatle" in 1966, but his subsequent extravagant lifestyle led to various problems, most notably alcoholism, which he suffered from for the rest of his life. These issues affected him on and off the field, at times causing controversy. He said of his career: "I spent a lot of money on booze, birds [women] and fast cars – the rest I just squandered".

After football, he spent some time as a football analyst, but his financial and health problems continued into his retirement. He died in 2005, age 59, due to complications from the immunosuppressive drugs he needed to take after a liver transplant in 2002.

Airport On what would have been his 60th birthday, Belfast City Airport was renamed the George Best Belfast City Airport.



Pictures: Belfast City airport By AMe at the English Wikipedia - English Wikipedia, Public Domain, Link George Best: Nationaal Archief Fotocollectie Anefo, Wikipedia


EJLST Highlights January 2018



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Macromolecular materials based on the application of the Diels-Alder reaction to natural polymers and plant oils
Alessandro Gandini, Antonio J. F. Carvalho, Eliane Trovatti, Ricardo K. Kramer, and Talita M. Lacerda
DOI:10.1002/ejlt.201700091
The furan-meleimide thermally reversible Diels-Alder reaction applied to the elaboration of novel macromolecular materials from renewable resources is reviewed. Different approaches are outlined depending on the substrate and results are discussed in terms of properties and potential applications of the ensuing linear, branched, and crosslinked polymers, with particular emphasis on their recyclability. These chemical modifications concern triglycerides and macromonomers derived from them, polysaccharides such as cellulose fibers and nanofibers, starch and chitosan, as well as natural rubber and gelatin.

cover Antioxidant hydrophobicity and emulsifier type influences the partitioning of antioxidants in the interface improving oxidative stability in O/W emulsions rich in n–3 fatty acids
Araceli López-Martínez and Alejandro Rocha-Uribe
DOI:10.1002/ejlt.201700277
Determining the distributions and interfacial concentrations of antioxidants in emulsions is crucial to understand their efficiency. Antioxidants shown from top to bottom: tocopherol, trolox, propyl gallate and caffeic acid. Orientations and positions are illustrative.

Production of chemicals from microalgae lipids – status and perspectives
Sandra K. Hess, Bernard Lepetit, Peter G. Kroth and Stefan Mecking
DOI:10.1002/ejlt.201700152
Microalgae oil lipids are discussed as an alternative source for chemicals. The tuning of lipid production in microalgae via genetic engineering and cultivation optimization for this purpose is reviewed. We further illuminate the bottlenecks of upscaling and the state of the art in industrial algae production by means of three concrete case studies. We give insights into the catalytic functionalization to high-value products.

Macromolecular materials based on the application of the Diels–Alder reaction to natural polymers and plant oils
Alessandro Gandini, Antonio J. F. Carvalho, Eliane Trovatti, Ricardo K. Kramer and Talita M. Lacerda
DOI:10.1002/ejlt.201700091
The furan-maleimide thermally reversible Diels–Alder reaction applied to the elaboration of novel macromolecular materials from renewable resources (see image of polymerization and depolymerization) is reviewed on the basis of our investigations, which cover predominantly the field to this date. Different approaches are outlined, depending on the substrate and the results discussed in terms of the properties and potential applications of the ensuing linear, branched, and crosslinked polymers, with particular emphasis on their recyclability. These chemical modifications concern triglycerides and macromonomers derived from them, polysaccharides such as cellulose fibers and nanofibers, starch and chitosan, as well as natural rubber and gelatin.


9th European Symposium on Plant Lipids



The series of Plant Lipid Symposia is the oldest congress series organised by Euro Fed Lipid divisions.

Marseille The next event is now confirmed to take place in Marseille, France, 7-10 July 2019.

Location will be the newly renovated World Trade Center close to the picturesque old harbour.

Chairwoman is Yonghua Li-Beisson.

Please mark your calendars.

Picture Wikipedia, Christophe Finot.


2nd International Symposium on Lipid Oxidation and Antioxidants



4-6 June 2018, Graz, Austria

Abstracts for lectures and posters are welcome in the following areas:
- antioxidant and lipid oxidation evaluation methods
- elucidation of lipid oxidation and antioxidant mechanisms
- lipid oxidation in multiphase and complex systems
- control of lipid oxidation
- protein and lipid co-oxidation
- nutritional and physiological effects of oxidized lipids and antioxidants.

Please find all details at the congress webpage:
http://www.eurofedlipid.org/meetings/graz2018/

Congress Calendar next 12 Months



DGF DE DGF 4. Fortbildungskurs
22.-23. Februar 2018, Hamburg
fully booked

gb Fatty Acid and Lipid Analysis Course
22-23 February 2018, Dundee, UK

SCI gb Food Antioxidants and Functional Ingredients
13-14 November 2017 7-8 March 2018, London, UK

sg 7th International Singapore Lipid Symposium
7-9 March 2018, Singapore

fr 2dn Sustainable Oils&Fats International Congress
29-30 March 2018, Paris, France

gr Bioactive Lipids, From Chemistry to Biology and Medicine
29-31 March 2018, Athens, Greece

AOCS us 109th AOCS Annual Meeting
6-9 May 2018, Minneapolis, USA

DGF DE Third "Young Investigators in Lipid Science" Meeting
14-15 May 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany

EFL at 2nd International Symposium on Lipid Oxidation and Antioxidants
4-6 June 2018, Graz, Austria

fr Workshop on Lipidomics: Oxygenated Metabolites of Lipids
11 June 2018, Montpellier, France

DGF DE Symposium Palmöl
Juni 2018, Berlin

SCI be Tropical Oils - Production, Applications Nutritional and Health Aspects
22 June 2018, Ghent, Belgium

jp 23rd Int. Symposium on Plant Lipids
8-13 July 2018, Yokohama, Japan

Belfast gb 16th Euro Fed Lipid Congress and Expo
16-19 September 2018, Belfast, UK

DGF DE Workshop Olivenöl
31. Oktober - 2 November 2018, Nürnberg

DGF DE DGF Jahrestagung 2018
29.-30. November 2018, Hamburg


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