Posted on: 05/09/2022

Researchers from CSIC and INSA-UB show that the molecule neprosin can degrade the gliadin protein and the 33-mer peptide, one of the main triggers of celiac disease. Neprosine is found naturally in the digestive fluid of the carnivorous plant Nepenthes ventrata.


Posted on: 22/06/2022

The Summer Seminar 2022, which INSA-UB organizes jointly with the Department of Nutrition, Food Sciences and Gastronomy of the UB, will take place on Tuesday, July 5.


INSA Financial Aids

Posted on: 05/05/2022 The definitive list of admitted and excluded applications for INSA FRI2021 grants has been published. ...

Posted on: 05/05/2022 The 2022 call for Mobility and Internationalization Grants (Travel Grants) for members of the Institute is now open. ...

University of Barcelona - Torribera Food and Nutrition Campus

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The Institute of Research on Food Nutrition and Safety of the University of Barcelona (INSA-UB) was stablished on 2005 in an attempt to address and to cope with needs and wishes of the today's society in the field of research, formation and provision of services to food industry and related sectors.

Its researchers are experts in different fields of nutrition, analysis and control, food safety and the social and economic impact of feed and food.

INSA-UB is located at Food and Nutrition Torribera Campus and benefits from promotions and disclosures from its membres, mainly ascribed at Faculty of Farmacy and Food Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Faculty of Chemistry and Faculty of Geography and History.

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