Next seminars

Welcome to Viikki Food Science online seminars in spring 2022 as follows


Until further notice, the seminars are held only online using Zoom

Meeting ID: 658 7377 7037

Passcode: 733308


January 20th, at 14:00 (Note: Notice that this seminar event starts already at 2 pm)

Åke Bergman, Professor (School of Science and Technology, Örebro University)

Bioaccumulative proteinophilic chemicals with endocrine disrupting properties

February 17th, at 15:00

Prabin Koirala, MSc, Doctoral candidate (Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Helsinki)

Valorization of brewers’ spent grain for food applications using lactic acid bacteria fermentation

March 17th, at 15:00

Ndegwa Maina, DSc, University lecturer (Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Helsinki)

Enhancing food and nutrition security in Sub-Saharan Africa

April 28th, at 15:00

Daria Poshina, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher (Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Helsinki)

Polysaccharide based materials for application in biomedicine


To be announced later



Note to doctoral candidates: You can earn 1–3 credits for FHDP-013 Research Seminar in Food Science by participating in seminar sessions (1–2 cr) and giving a presentation yourself (1 cr).

For more information or suggesting for future speakers, please contact the coordinators of the seminar series: Bhawani Chamlagain ( and Noora Mäkelä-Salmi (