The first workshop of the GMOsensor project took place at the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Oviedo, Spain and was attended by researchers from almost all the institutions involved in the project.

From: ISEP - Cristina Delerue-Matos and Fátima Barroso; ICETA - Isabel Mafra; UNIOVI - Maria Jesus Castañón Lobo; Noemí de los Santos Álvarez, Arturo Miranda Ordieres, Maria José González, Rebeca Miranda Castro, Daniel Antuña, Sonia Amaya, Emilio Santiago, Susana Barreda and Laura López López; UCM - Beatriz Lopes Ruiz, Gloria Frutos Cabanillas, Lorena Manzanares and Begoña Martín; CNRS/UP7 - Benoit Limoges and Damien Marchal; UPE - Rosana Fonseca, via teleconference (José Ribeiro and Suely Melo); UFPI - Joilson Jesus; CENPAT - Mariela Marani and Joana Costa (via teleconference); UNRC - Patricia Molina and Juan Flores.

Group Photo The Audience

The first workshop was important in order to clarify some questions, to define dates for upcoming secondments and to align communication strategies related to dissemination of work resulting from the project.

Opening and Presentation of the Project
Cristina Delerue-Matos (ISEP, Porto, Portugal)

Presentation of the UNIOVI group
María Jesús Lobo-Castañón (UNIOVI, Oviedo, Spain)

Presentation of the ISEP group
Cristina Delerue-Matos (ISEP, Porto, Portugal)

Presentation of the CNRS group
Benoit Limoges (CNRS, Paris, France)


Presentation of the UPI group
Joilson Jesus (UFPI, Piaui, Brazil)

Presentation (via teleconference) of the CENPAT group
Mariela Marani (CENPAT, Puerto Madryn, Argentina)

Genetically modified organisms in foods: general aspects and current methods of detection
Isabel Mafra (ICETA, Porto, Portugal)

Strategies for the synthesis of gold nanoparticles for application in immunosensors
Rosana Fonseca (UPE, Recife, Brazil)

Electrochemical genomagnetic assay for quantification of nucleic acid targets using asymmetric helicase-dependent isothermal amplification
Susana Barreda García (UNIOVI, Oviedo, Spain)

From oligos to real samples: challenges to obtain a high-quality and quantity DNA for genosensing
Begoña Martín Fernández (UCM, Madrid, Spain)

Real time electrochemical monitoring of in-vitro DNA amplification
Damien Marchal (CNRS, Paris, France)

Electrochemical genoassays for the event-specific detection of roundup ready soybean
Lorena Manzanares Palenzuela (UCM, Madrid, Spain) 

Toward the development of ultra-highly sensitive electrochemical enzyme- amplified bioaffinity
Benoit Limoges (CNRS, Paris, France)

Strategies for the use of organized systems in developing immunosensors for GMO detection
Patricia Molina (UNRC, Río Cuarto, Argentina)


Development of a new genosensor for peanut allergen Ara h 2 detection and its optimization
Gloria Frutos Cabanillas (UCM, Madrid, Spain)