Dr. Ana Sanches Silva
Dr Ana Sanches-Silva is a researcher at the National Institute of Agrarian and Veterinary Research (INIAV, IP, Portugal). She obtained the degree in Pharmacy by the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and received her European Ph.D. in Pharmacy from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) with honours.
Her research interests are focused on the evaluation of food and food packaging safety, including the development and validation of analytical methodologies for the analysis of food components and contaminants, development of active packaging and study of food-packaging interactions, especially the migration from packaging to food. She has a remarkable track record (over 100 scientific contributions in peer-reviewed journals or book chapters). She has more than 250 communications in national and international conferences. She has actively coordinated and participated in international, European or national projects related with Food Packaging.