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Rudolf Krska

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Rudolf Krska

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Head, Center for Analytical Chemistry, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, BOKU

Rudolf Krska is full professor for (Bio-)Analytics and Organic Trace Analysis at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. He is head of the Center for Analytical Chemistry at the Department of Agrobiotechnology (IFA-Tulln) at BOKU with more some 50 staff. From 2010-2015 he also served as head of the department.

As member of JECFA (Joint Expert Committee for Food Additives) of the FAO/WHO he has evaluated the impact of trichothecene mycotoxins on humans.

Rudolf Krska was also member of the Working Group Fusarium of the European Food Safety Authority. 2009/2010 he worked for one year as A/Chief of Health Canada´s Food Research Division. He has received 10 scientific awards and is (co )author of more than 280 SCI publications (h-index: 44). Currently, Prof. Krska is coordinator of the European Commission funded project MyToolBox (Safe Food and Feed through an Integrated ToolBox for Mycotoxin Management) with 23 partners and a funding volume of more than 5 Mio Euro.

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