Dr. Antonio F. Logrieco is the Director of Institute of Sciences of Food Production, National Research Council of Italy. He is responsible for the coordination of various national and international scientific projects related to Plant Pathology and Food Safety, with focus on mycotoxin problems. His research focus has included “Agriculturally important toxigenic fungi”; “Microsystems Technology solutions for rapid detection of toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins in good food; “Novel integrated strategies for worldwide mycotoxin reduction in food and feed chains”; MycoKey: “Integrated and innovative key action for mycotoxin management in the food and feed chain) –MycoKey Horizon 2020 . In addition, he has participated in a number of EU projects.
He is the co-founder and former Past-President of the International Society for Mycotoxicology (http://www.mycotox-society.org) and President of Mediterranean Phytopathological Union. He was President of ISPP “Fusarium Committee”. He is an elected member of Hungarian Academy of Sciences and nominated as Distinguished International Supervisor of the Institute of Food Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. He has been a member of organizing committee and invited speaker in various international conference/meetings and referee and editor of various books and international journals.