1st World Congress on Electroporation and Pulsed Electric Fields in Biology, Medicine and Food & Environmental Technologies

Portorož, Slovenia, September 6 –10, 2015

  • Tomaz Jarm
  • Peter Kramar

Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 53)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-18
  2. Invited Plenary Lectures

  3. Application of Pulsed Electric Fields Technology in Food: Challenges and Opportunities

  4. Electrical Impedance Measurement for Assessment of Electroporation Yield

  5. Electrochemistry and Electroporation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. E. Luján, H. Schinca, N. Olaiz, S. Urquiza, F. V. Molina, P. Turjanski et al.
      Pages 101-104
  6. Electroporation Meets Electrostimulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
  7. Electrotechnologies for Food and Biomass Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. S. Brianceau, X. Vitrac, M. Turk, E. Vorobiev
      Pages 113-116
  8. Food and Biotechnology Applications

  9. In vitro Electroporation - Basic Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. A. Silve, C. Poignard, M. Sack, R. Straessner, W. Frey
      Pages 147-150
    3. A. -M. Bique, T. Keskinen, M. Paulasto-Kröckel
      Pages 155-158
    4. K Jezierska-Woźniak, J Wojtkiewicz, Ł Grabarczyk, M Barczewska, A Habich, S Lipinski et al.
      Pages 159-162
    5. J. Dermol, O. N. Pakhomova, S. Xiao, A. G. Pakhomov, D. Miklavčič
      Pages 163-166
    6. A. Ongaro, L. G. Campana, M. De Mattei, F. Dughiero, M. Forzan, A. Pellati et al.
      Pages 167-170
    7. P. Lamberti, S. Romeo, M. R. Scarfì, V. Tucci, L. Zeni
      Pages 171-174
    8. S. Haberl Meglič, E. Levičnik, E. Luengo, J. Raso, D. Miklavčič
      Pages 175-178

About these proceedings


This volume presents the proceedings of the 1st World Congress on Electroporation and Pulsed Electric Fields in Biology, Medicine and Food & Environmental Technologies (WC2015). The congress took place in Portorož, Slovenia, during the week of September 6th to 10th, 2015. The scientific part of the Congress covered different aspects of electroporation and related technologies and included the following main topics:


·         Application of pulsed electric fields technology in food: challenges and opportunities

·         Electrical impedance measurement for assessment of electroporation yield

·         Electrochemistry and electroporation

·         Electroporation meets electrostimulation

·         Electrotechnologies for food and biomass treatment

·         Food and biotechnology applications

·         In vitro electroporation - basic mechanisms

·         Interfacial behaviour of lipid-assemblies, membranes and cells in electric fields

·         Irreversible electroporation in clinical use

·         Medical applications: electrochemotherapy

·         Medical applications: gene therapy

·         Non-electric field-based physical methods inducing cell poration and enhanced molecule transfer

·         Non-thermal plasmas for food safety, environmental applications and medical treatments

·         PEF for the food industry: fundamentals and applications

·         PEF proce

ss integration - complex process chains and process combinations in the food industry

·         Predictable animal models


Pulsed electric fields and electroporation technologies in bioeconomy

·         Veterinary medical applications


BFE2015 Bio & Food Symposium Bioelectrics 2015 In vitro electroporation In vivo electroportation Ohmic heating PEF Electroporation WC2015 electroporation

Editors and affiliations

  • Tomaz Jarm
    • 1
  • Peter Kramar
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-981-287-816-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-287-817-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1680-0737
  • Series Online ISSN 1433-9277
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