Category «conference»

PhD defense (XXXVI cycle; II round), 26 March 2024

The XXXVI cycle Food Systems PhD defense (II round) is scheduled for March 26st at 13:30, Room Mg (via Mangiagalli 32, Milano, Italy). The event will start with the keynote lecture on “Northern food resources and health” by Prof. Jukka-Pekka Suomela (Department of Life Technologies, University of Turku, Finland). 13:30 welcome by Prof. Diego Mora, dean of the Food Systems PhD program 13:35 …

PhD defense (XXXVI cycle; I round), 11 January 2024

The XXXVI cycle Food Systems PhD defense is scheduled for January 11st at 9:30 a.m., Room C03 (via Mangiagalli 25, Milano, Italy). The event will start with the keynote lecture on “Fecal microbiota transplantation studies as a discovery platform for novel probiotics” by Prof. Reetta Satokari (University of Helsinky, Finland). Program of the event will be: 9:30 welcome by Prof. Diego …

PhD defense (XXXV cycle; II round), 17 March 2023

The XXXV cycle Food Systems PhD defense is scheduled for March 17th at 9:00 a.m., Room Levi (via Valvassori Peroni 21). The event will start with the keynote lecture on “Food system re-thinking: are we ready?” by Prof. Emanuele Zannini (University College Cork/Università di Roma Sapienza). Program of the event will be: 9:00 a.m. welcome …

FOOD ITEMS (June 2023)


It is now online the web site of the international summer school “FOOD ITEMS: an object-based approach to the complexity of food systems” , co-organised by University of Milan (Italy) and University College London (UK), in the frame of the Lake Como school for Advanced Studies. The school will take place in Como (Italy), Villa del …

Seminar, 18 February 2022

PhD Food Systems

18th February 2022 (11:00 am, Biochemistry Room, building 21040; Via Celoria 2, Milano) Anthropology of microbes Lucia Cavalca (Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences; Università degli Studi di Milano; Italy) Roberta Raffaetà (Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage; Università Cà Foscari; Venezia, Italy)

Journal Club of the students’ research projects

PhD Food Systems

The Food System Journal Club dedicated to the presentation and discussion of research projects proposed by students of the XXXVII cycle is scheduled for February 23rd 2022. The Journal Club will be a virtual event using the Microsoft Teams platform (see details in the attachment below). The “rules of the game” for the speakers (the …

Workshop, 19-21 September 2018


19th-21st September 2018 (Oristano, Sardinia, Italy; Agriculture Department of the University of Sassari) XXIII Workshop on the Developments in the Italian PhD Research on Food Science, Technology and Biotechnology The Food Systems PhD students should notice to Prof. E. Casiraghi the intention to take part to the Workshop before 18th May 2018. Registration to the …

Event on Dairy Research, 19-20 April 2018

Universo latte

An event dedicated to young scientists involved in research in the dairy sector. The third edition of the conference “Universo Latte: Giovani Ricercatori e Imprese a confronto” will be held in PIacenza. 19-20 April 2018, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Residenza Gasparini – Sala Convegni, Via Dell’Anselma, 9 – Piacenza, Italy The deadline for abstract submission …

Workshop, Arsenic in the Environment, 23 March 2018

Locandina immagine BATA

The partners of the “BATA – Bacterial-Assisted Adsorption Technology for Arsenic removal from water” Project (funded by CARIPLO Foundation) are organizing the Conference: Arsenico nell’ambiente: azioni di mitigazione per la protezione della salute umana 23rd March 2018, Aula Maggiore, Agriculture and Food Faculty, Via Celoria 2 Milano, Italy

Former PhD students grow! Xiaoyulong Chen

Photo of Chen

Dr. Xiaoyulong Chen attended the PhD programme (2012-2015; 28th cycle; tutor: Prof. Cortesi, DeFENS) of “Chemistry, Biochemistry and Ecology of Pesticides”, one of the PhD programmes that took part to the 2013 foundation of the PhD programme of Food Systems (see “Short story of the PhD Programme of Food Systems” under “General Info“). He is …

Thesis Defense XXX Cycle (round 1), 21 December 2017

PhD Food Systems

Thesis Defense XXX Cycle (round 1) December 21st, 2017 (Aula Levi, Via Valvassori Peroni 21, Milano)   PROGRAM OUTLINE   10.00   Welcome notes   10.15-11.00  Opening lecture: Giovanna Felis (Department of Biotechnology, Università di Verona) Evolution of lactobacilli taxonomy: implications for food labeling   11.00-12.30  Presentations by candidates: Lorenzo Vergani Bioremediation of a polychlorinated biphenyl (pcb) …

Science Communication Competition, 11 July 2017

FEMS Education Group invites you to participate to the science communication competition: Engage your Audience! It may be of interest to those who are i) young scientists (PhD student or postDoc) and love talking about their research, ii) passionate about engaging your peers but you also crave to engage a broader audience, iii) enjoying talking about your Science in …

Conference, 14 April 2016

14th April 2016 (14.30-17.30, Sala MG, via Mangiagalli 32 – Milan; Università degli Studi di Milano) Biofertilizzanti e pratiche di agricoltura sostenibile: il progetto Sri-Biz in Sri Lanka a confronto con le esperienze in Italia