Center for Research on Ingredient Safety Annual Meeting - Science Day

Fri, November 15, 2019 8:00 AM - Fri, November 15, 2019 4:30 PM at MSU's Executive Henry Center

Join the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety at Michigan State University for Science Day 2019! Everyone from the community is welcome to learn about the future of ingredient and food safety.

WHO: The general public is welcome
WHEREHenry Center at MSU 
WHEN: Friday, November 15, 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
COST: Free to the public with RSVP
RSVP: Space is limited, RSVP by November 4 at

Science Day 2019 features three key sessions: 

Non-Targeted Analytical Chemistry

  • “Non-Targeted and Suspect Screening of Foods: Development, Optimization, and Implementation” – Christine Fisher, Ph.D. (U.S. FDA)
  • "Understanding the Benefits and Challenges to Using Non-Targeted Methods for Food Analysis - An Industry Perspective" – Indarpal Singh, Ph.D. (Conagra)
  • "EPA's Non-Targeted Analysis Research Program: Building Tools to Enable Rapid Exposure Surveillance" - Jon Sobus, Ph.D. (U.S. EPA)

Green Chemistry: Microplastics

  • “Are Microplastics a Threat to the Environment?” – Allen Burton, Ph.D. (University of Michigan)
  • “Advancing the Quality of Environmental Microplastic Research” – Scott Dyer, Ph.D. (LeTourneau University)
  • “The MicroPlastics Issue” – Ramani Narayan, Ph.D. (Michigan State University)

Science Communication

  • "Making Science Communication More Strategic" - John Besley, Ph.D. (Michigan State University)

For more information on each speaker, please visit:

Science Day Flyer