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New Call (2019/2020)

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Check carefully the web pages of the PhD Office of the University (Italian language link) for the info regarding the call (2019/2020). There is also an English language link but check carefully the date of the published documents. Deadline is 24th June 2019 (14.00)!

New Call (2017/2018)

Check carefully the web pages of the PhD Office of the University (Italian language link; English language link) for the news regarding the call for the new PhD cycle starting on October 2017 (deadline 4th September 2017).

PhD student profile, Elisa Rocchi

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PhD Student: Elisa Rocchi Tutor: Laura Piazza – DeFENS Dean: Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 18th December 2018   Research topic Recovery of agri-food byproducts for the development of novel foods.   Project Synopsis This project aims to promote vegetal materials, recovered from agro/food wastes, as new solutions in …

PhD student profile, Lorenzo Vergani

Lorenzo Vergani (cycle 30)

PhD Student: Lorenzo Vergani Tutor: Prof. Sara Borin, DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Agri-Environment PhD title achieved on: 21st December 2017   Research topic Plant, insect and soil microbiome: characterization and biotechnological exploitation   Project Synopsis The objective of my PhD project is the study of prokaryotic communities associated to spontaneous plants growing …

PhD student profile, Eros Neri

Eros Neri (cycle 30)

PhD Student:  Eros Neri Tutor: Prof. Diego Mora, DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Technology PhD title achieved on: 21st December 2017   Research topic Genetic improvement of technological properties in food-related microorganisms through the controlled manipulation of complex microbial/viral ecosystems   Project Synopsis My project is based on the study …

PhD student profile, Matteo Callegari

Matteo Callegari (cycle 30)

PhD Student: Matteo Callegari Tutor: Elena Sara Crotti – Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences (DeFENS) Dean: Francesco Bonomi Research area: Agri-Environment PhD title achieved on: 21st December 2017   Research topic Plant, insect and soil microbiome: characterization and biotechnological exploitation (Prof. Borin, Dr. Crotti, Prof. Daffonchio; added on 2015)   Project Synopsis The …

PhD student profile, Giulia Della Scala

Giulia Della Scala (cycle 31)

PhD Student: Giulia Della Scala Tutor: Prof. Diego Mora – DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Agri-Environment PhD title achieved on: 18th December 2018   Research topic Genetic improvement of technological properties in food-related microorganisms through the controlled manipulation of complex microbial/viral ecosystems   Project Synopsis My PhD research project is aimed to better …

PhD student profile, Stefano Colombo

Stefano Colombo (cycle 30)

PhD Student: Stefano Colombo Tutor: Prof. Diego Mora – Defens Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Agri-Environment PhD title achieved on: 4th April 2017   Research topic Role of viruses in the spreading of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in food related environment   Project Synopsis My PhD project aims to evaluate the presence and the role …

PhD student profile, Elisa Garuglieri

Elisa Garuglieri (cycle 29)

PhD Student:  Elisa Garuglieri Tutor: Prof. Francesca Cappitelli, DeFens Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Agri-Environment PhD title achieved on: 4th April 2017   Research topic antibiofilm agents   Project Synopsis My PhD project explores the response of the gut interactive ecosystem to sub-lethal concentrations of food-related silver nanoparticles (AgNPs). The main aim is to …

PhD student profile, Miriam Zanoletti

Miriam Zanoletti (cycle 29)

PhD Student: Miriam Zanoletti Tutor: M. Ambrogina Pagani, DeFENS Dean: Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 4th April 2017   Research topic Biotechnological processes suitable for producing foods with high functional properties from cereals and pseudocereals   Project Synopsis My PhD thesis dealt with the application of different physical …

PhD student profile, Federica Valdetara

Federica Valdetara (cycle 30)

PhD Student:  Federica Valdetara Tutor: Prof. Roberto Carmine Foschino Co-tutor: Dr. Ileana Vigentini – DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 21st December 2017   Research topic Wine spoilage by Brettanomyces bruxellensis: molecular and physiological investigation on enzymatic activities involved in ethyl phenols production   Project Synopsis …

PhD student profile, Camilla Cattaneo

Camilla Cattaneo (cycle 32)

PhD Student: Camilla Cattaneo Tutor: Prof. Ella Pagliarini – DeFENS Dean: Prof. Ella Pagliarini Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Sensory perception, food preference and obesity: perceptive, psychological and behavioural determinants of obesity strategy to prevent overweight   Project Synopsis The aim of this PhD project is to evaluate taste perception in relation …

PhD student profile, Stefano Bernardi

Stefano Bernardi (cycle 32)

PhD Student:  Stefano Bernardi Tutor: Prof. Patrizia Riso, DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Protective role of polyphenol-rich diet in subjects with dysfunctional intestinal barrier and evaluation of dietary bioactives main mechanisms of action   Project Synopsis My PhD project will focus on a dietary intervention study …

PhD student profile, Valerio De Vitis

Valerio De Vitis (cycle 30)

PhD Student:  Valerio De Vitis Tutor: Prof. Francesco Molinari Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Chemistry and Biochemistry PhD title achieved on: 21st December 2017   Research topic Biotechnological processes for the transformation of agri-food residues into value-added molecules   Project Synopsis In this PhD project we will try to improve the native biotechnological features …

PhD student profile, Claudia Capusoni

Claudia Capusoni (cycle 32)

PhD Student: Claudia Capusoni Tutor: Prof. Concetta Compagno Dean: Prof. Ella Pagliarini Research area: Chemistry and Biochemistry & Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Biotechnological processes for the transformation of agri-food residues into value-added molecules   Project Synopsis The aim of my PhD project is to characterize a group of “non conventional yeasts” with food-industrial …

PhD student profile, Giorgio Gargari

Giorgio Gargari (cycle 30)

PhD Student: Giorgio Gargari Tutor: Prof. Simone Guglielmetti – Defens Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 21st December 2017   Research topic Investigation of food and probiotic impact on oral, intestinal and vaginal microbiota, and study of the molecular mechanisms underlying host-probiotic interaction   Project Synopsis This …

PhD student profile, Mattia Quattrini

Mattia Quattrini (cycle 31)

PhD Student: Mattia Quattrini Tutor: Prof. Maria Grazia Fortina Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 18th December 2018   Research topic Development of new systems of bio-preservation for the safety and shelf-life of food   Project Synopsis The aim of the PhD project is the creation of …

PhD student profile, Diego Patricio Suárez Estrella

Diego Suarez Estrella (cycle 31)

PhD Student: Diego Patricio Suárez Estrella Tutor: Prof. M. Ambrogina Pagani – Defens Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Biotechnological processes suitable for producing foods with high functional properties from cereals and pseudocereals   Project Synopsis This PhD project is aimed at the exploitation of Andean grains in …

PhD student profile, Ghislain Fotie

Ghislain Fotie (cycle 32)

PhD Student:  Ghislain Fotie Tutor: Prof. Luciano Piergiovanni Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi, DeFENS Research area: Food Science and Nutrition & Chemistry and Biochemistry   Research topic Cellulose nanoparticles (nanocrystals and nanofibrils) in food systems: novel food packaging materials; bioactive functionalized components; releasing systems; bioprocesses for by-products valorization; biorefinery high value added products   Project Synopsis …

PhD student profile, Valeria Deon

Valeria Deon (cycle 29)

PhD Student: Valeria Deon Tutor: Prof. Patrizia Riso, Prof. Marisa Porrini – DeFENS (Division of Human Nutrition) Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi, DeFENS Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 4th April 2017   Research topic     Project Synopsis Project title: Role of bioactive-rich diet on the modulation of risk factors for chronic-degenerative diseases: …

PhD student profile, Luca De Vincenti

Luca De Vincenti (cycle 31)

PhD Student: Luca De Vincenti Tutors: Prof. Francesca Cappitelli, Dr. Fabio Forlani – DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Agri-Environment PhD title achieved on: 18th December 2018   Research topic Plant-derived compounds as antibiofilm agents   Project Synopsis The principal aim of this PhD project is to unravel the effects of bioactive-enriched fractions obtained from …

PhD student profile, Cristina Proserpio

Cristina Proserpio (cycle 29)

PhD Student: Cristina Proserpio Tutor: Prof. Ella Pagliarini, DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 4th April 2017   Research topic Sensory perception, food preference and obesity: perceptive, psychological and behavioural determinants of obesity strategy to prevent overweight   Project Synopsis Fairly poor data have been reported …

PhD student profile, Marco Zuccolo

Marco Zuccolo (cycle 31)

PhD Student: Marco Zuccolo Tutor: Prof. Sabrina Dallavalle – DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Chemistry and Biochemistry PhD title achieved on: 18th December 2018   Research topic Design and synthesis of target-oriented new generation pesticides   Project Synopsis My PhD research project is focused on the design and synthesis of hybrid fungicides with …

PhD student profile, Nasim Amiresmaeili

Nasim Amiresmaeili (cycle 29)

PhD Student: Nasim Amiresmaeili Tutor: Prof. Daniela Lupi. Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences (DeFENS) Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Agri-Environment PhD title achieved on: 4th April 2017   Research topic Sustainable tools to control emerging pests in frutticulture and horticulture, and postharvest technologies   Project Synopsis The invasive Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) …

PhD student profile, Paolo D’Incecco

Paolo D’Incecco (cycle 29)

PhD Student:  Paolo D’Incecco   Tutor: Luisa Pellegrino (DeFENS), Franco Faoro (DiSAA) Dean: Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 4th April 2017   Research topic Chemical, biochemical, microbiological, and technological aspects of emerging cheese defects   Project Synopsis The PhD project focuses on the late blowing defect in Grana …

PhD student profile, Erika Meroni

Erika Meroni (cycle 31)

PhD Student:  Erika Meroni   Tutor: Daniela Erba (DeFENS, Food Science and Nutrition) Dean: Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 18th December 2018   Research topic Bioavailability, biological activity, mechanisms of action and role on health of bioactive components (endogenous, from food or from food industry by-products) through cell …

PhD student profile, Masoud Ghaani

Masoud Ghaani (cycle 30)

PhD Student: Masoud Ghaani   Tutor: Stefano Farris, DeFENS, Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences—Packaging Laboratory (PackLAB) Dean: Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 11st May 2018   Research topic Electrochemical nanosensors as analytical tools in the food chain   Project Synopsis This PhD thesis research project aims …

PhD student profile, Stefano De Benedetti

Stefano De Benedetti (cycle 29)

PhD: Stefano De Benedetti   Tutor: Prof. Francesco Bonomi – DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Chemistry and Biochemistry PhD title achieved on: 4th April 2017   Research topic Multidisciplinary studies of complex human diseases: from nutrition to molecular biology   Project Synopsis Multidisciplinary study of a geographic cluster of Sporadic Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis …

PhD student profile, Chiara Mapelli

Chiara Mapelli (cycle 31)

PhD Student:  Chiara Mapelli   Tutor: Manuela Rollini – DeFENS Dean: Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science   Research topic Cellulose nanoparticles (nanocrystals and nanofibrils) in food systems: novel food packaging materials; bioactive functionalized components; releasing systems; bioprocesses for by-products valorization; biorefinery high value added products.   Project Synopsis Project title: Nanocellulose – sakacin A …

PhD student profile, Francesca Saitta

Francesca Saitta (cycle 32)

PhD Student: Francesca Saitta   Tutor: Prof. Dimitrios Fessas – DeFENS Dean: Prof. Ella Pagliarini Research area: Chemistry and Biochemistry   Research topic Inter-disciplinary approaches for defining the relationships between food composition, structure and processing with metabolic function/dysfunction   Project Synopsis The pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a subject of continuous investigation …

PhD student profile, Parisa Abbasi Parizad

Parisa Abbasi Parizard (cycle 30)

PhD Student: Parisa Abbasi Parizad   Tutor: Prof. Stefania Iametti, DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 11st May 2018   Research topic Multidisciplinary approaches for the characterization of pigmented cereals: from macromolecular organization to bioactive compounds   Project Synopsis Project title: Enriching food with bioactives: functional …

PhD student profile, Maria Eletta Moriano

Maria Eletta Moriano (cycle 31)

PhD Student: Maria Eletta Moriano   Tutor: Prof. Cristina Alamprese – DeFENS Dean: Prof. Francesco Bonomi Research area: Food Science and Nutrition PhD title achieved on: 18th December 2018   Research topic Multidisciplinary approaches to the study of multi-phase food products.   Project Synopsis My PhD project aims at investigating how different production technologies can …

PhD Students

Current and past PhD Students are listed below with the names of tutor and curriculum. Each PhD Student name is linked to a page describing her/his activities. Abbreviations indicate the body that is sponsoring the fellowship: Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico, Brazil (CNPq); Fondazione Fratelli Confalonieri (CONF); European Union (EU); Fedrigoni S.p.A. (FEDRIGONI); …

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Aim of the PhD Programme of Food Systems at The University of Milan is to train young scientists in the field of the agri-food sector, with international skills, independence and specific competencies for scientific research on food systems. With these aims, the PhD Programme of Food Systems comprises different interconnected research lines like food technologies, process control and innovation, …