Monthly archives: December, 2019

PhD student profile, Valeria Frigerio

Valeria Frigerio (cycle 35)

PhD Student: Valeria Frigerio (ORCID n. 0000-0002-9256-7439) 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 Sustainability in food chain: integrated approaches to reduce food loss and food waste (SaveFoodPack)   Project Synopsis In recent years, higher importance …

PhD student profile, Andrea Bresciani

Andrea Bresciani (cycle 35)

PhD Student: Andrea Bresciani (ORCID n. 0000-0002-9227-6084)   Tutor: Prof. Alessandra Marti- DeFENS Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition Research topic Role of macromolecules in defining the nutritional and technological properties of cereals, pseudocereals, and pulses   Project Synopsis My Ph.D. project is aimed at understanding the relationship between raw materials and …

PhD student profile, Davide Emide

Davide Emide (cycle 35)

PhD Student: Davide Emide (ORCID n. 0000-0003-0784-572X)   Tutor: Prof. Alberto Barbiroli Co-tutor: Prof. Stefania Iametti Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Chemistry and Biochemistry   Research topic Molecular determinants of the structural behavior of food-related macromolecules.   Project Synopsis The project aims at developing methodologies for investigating changes in protein-protein interactions in food protein networks, such …

PhD student profile, Serena Malabusini

Serena Malabusini (cycle 35)

PhD Student: Serena Malabusini (ORCID n. 0000-0001-5354-8860) Tutor: Prof. Daniela Lupi, DeFENS Co-tutor: Costanza Jucker, DeFENS Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Agri-Environment Research topic: Insect management in agroecosystem: from pests to pollinators. Project Synopsis The goal of the research project is to deepen the knowledge on the behavioural traits of parasitic wasps, key organisms for the …

PhD student profile, Massimiliano Tucci

Massimiliano Tucci (cycle 35)

PhD Student: Massimiliano Tucci (ORCID n. 0000-0001-8693-9577)   Tutor: Prof.ssa Patrizia Riso, DeFENS – Division of Human Nutrition Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Bioavailability and biological activity of dietary compounds/patterns and their role on human health Project Synopsis The aim of my project is to provide evidence on the …

PhD student profile, Rossella Filardi

Rossella Filardi (cycle 35)

PhD Student:  Rossella Filardi (ORCID n. 0000-0002-0016-4799)   Tutor: Prof. Stefania Arioli DeFENS Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition Research topic: Probiotics and Food associated microorganisms: ecology, molecular and functional characterization, impact on host health. Project Synopsis The bacterial genera most used in probiotic products are Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. However new knowledge about …

Awarded PhD student, Stefano Bernardi

Stefano Bernardi (cycle 32)

Stefano Bernardi, PhD student in the Food Systems PhD programme (Università degli Studi di Milano), has been awarded the Best Oral Communication at the  XL Congresso Nazionale Società Italiana di Nutrizione Umana (SINU), 27-29th November 2019, in Genoa – Italy. At the conference Stefano has been presenting the JPI-HDHL European project MaPLE, with the speech entitled: “Effetto di una dieta …