Team of Master of contaminants | France | CIRAD
Didier MONTET leads the team of Master of contaminants along the food chain at CIRAD in Montpellier, France. He got his Ph.D in Food microbiology in 1984 at the University of Montpellier and his HDR in 1993 at the University of St Jerôme Marseille. He is also vice-chair of Biotechnology group at the National French Agency for foodsafety (Anses). His main research topic concerns the understanding of the microbial ecology of food and food-safety. He has published nearly 120 articles in the field of food. He currently runs a Europe Aid Project in Côte d’Ivoire and participates in different European projects (Collab4Safety, After). He was food expert for the French Embassy to 12 the south-east Asia and was professor at the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand (1997-1999). He managed also in this region an Asia link program concerning an international master in food technology. His main actual topics are linking process to microbial ecology, organic food to microbial ecology, geographical origin to microbial ecology and fungal ecology to mycotoxin production.