Monthly archives: January, 2019

PhD student profile, Giorgia Catinella

Giorgia Catinella (cycle 34)

PhD Student: Giorgia Catinella   Tutor: Prof. Sabrina Dallavalle Dean: Prof. Ella Pagliarini Research area: Chemistry and Biochemistry PhD title achieved on: 3rd December 2021   Research topic Design and synthesis of bio-inspired new generation pesticides   Project Synopsis My PhD project is focused on the design and synthesis of natural products’ analogues. The new molecules …

PhD student profile, Alessio Tugnolo

Alessio Tugnolo (cycle 34)

PhD Student: Alessio Tugnolo   Tutor: Riccardo Guidetti Dean: Prof. Ella Pagliarini Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Development of non-destructive techniques for the analysis of agri-food products: feasibility studies of simplified devices   Project Synopsis Nowadays, a high level of automation in the agri-food industry is required inside the context of …

PhD student profile, Francesco Riva

Francesco Riva (cycle 34)

PhD Student: Francesco Riva   Tutor: Elena Sara Crotti – Defens Dean: Prof. Ella Pagliarini Research area: Agri-Environment PhD title achieved on: 2nd March 2022   Research topic Tracking of bacteria and genes of relevance for the agri-food system   Project Synopsis The aim of my PhD project is to describe the dimension of antibiotic resistance …

PhD student profile, Pietro Cannazza

Pietro Cannazza (cycle 34)

PhD Student: Pietro Cannazza   Tutor: Prof. Francesco Molinari Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Chemistry and Biochemistry   Research topic Biotechnological processes for the transformation of agri-food residues into added-value molecules   Project Synopsis From food wastes to added value products: the aim of my PhD project is the study of biocatalytic and fermentative approaches …

PhD student profile, Cesare Rovera

Cesare Rovera (cycle 34)

PhD Student: Cesare Rovera   Tutor: Prof. Stefano Farris, DeFENS – PackLAB Team Dean: Prof. Ella Pagliarini Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Innovative Biocompostable Materials for Sweetened Condensed Milk Packaging   Project Synopsis Plastics dumped into the environment pose a serious threat to the environment and to our society. Accordingly, food …

PhD student profile, Dea Korcari

Dea Korkari (cycle 34)

PhD Student: Dea Korcari   Tutor: Prof. Diego Mora, DEFENS Co-tutor: Prof. Maria Grazia Fortina, DEFENS Dean: Prof. Ella Pagliarini Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Development of new systems of biopreservation for the safety and shelf life of food.   Project Synopsis The aim of this project is to characterise the …

PhD student profile, Gaetano Cardone

Gaetano Cardone (cycle 34)

PhD Student: Gaetano Cardone   Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Marti – DeFENS Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 3rd December 2021   Research topic Product and process optimization for the production of functional foods from cereals, pseudocereals and legumes   Project Synopsis My PhD project is aimed at understanding the …

Advanced Courses, February 2019

In the frame of the teaching activities of the Food Systems PhD Programme the first lesson of advanced courses 2018/2019 are planned as follows:   Advanced spectroscopic methods in food systems Prof. Francesco Bonomi Period (first lesson): 11th February 2019 (10.00, “Aula Biochimica”, Building 21040)   The methodology of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in the …

PhD student profile, Begum Akgun

Begum Akgun (cycle 34)

PhD Student: Begum Akgun   Tutor: Prof. Sara Limbo, Dipartimento di Scienze per gli Alimenti, la Nutrizione e l’Ambiente Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Cellulose nanoparticles (nanocrystals and nanofibrils) in food systems: novel food packaging materials; safety of nanomaterial used in food packaging; nanostructured matrixes for advanced packaging …