INSA News

Posted on: 13/11/2019

Enguany l'INSA-UB celerarà el seu V Workshop Anual INSA-UB que aquest any tractarà sobre “Al·lèrgies i intoleràncies alimentàries: de la Sospita a la taula"i que tindrà lloc el proper 13 de novembre de 2019 al Campus de l’Alimentació de Torribera (Facultat de Farmàcia i Ciències de l’Alimentació, UB).

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Posted on: 19/06/2019

Cuinar les hortalisses del sofregit amb oli d’oliva verge afavoreix l’absorció i l’alliberament dels compostos bioactius dels seus ingredients tradicionals (all, ceba i tomàquet), segons un estudi realitzat per un equip d’investigadors de la Facultat de Farmàcia i Ciències de l’Alimentació de la Universitat de Barcelona, el Centre d’Investigació Biomèdica en Xarxa de Fisiopatologia de l’Obesitat i la Nutrició (CIBERobn) i el Centre d’Investigació Biomèdica en Xarxa de Diabetis i Malalties Metabòliques Associades (CIBERDEM), liderats per la professora Rosa M. Lamuela. Aquests resultats, publicats a la revista científica Molecules, permeten aprofundir en els mecanismes pels quals la gastronomia podria tenir un paper rellevant en els efectes saludables de la dieta mediterrània.

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INSA Financial Aids

Posted on: 27/02/2018 INSA-UB opens the Call for the Promotion of Internal Research (FRI 2017). This call aims at stimulating the collaboratove research between young researchers belonging to different research groups in the Institute. These projects are organized to promote original and innovative research proposals. ...

Posted on: 15/09/2017 In 2017, INSA-UB awarded 40 travel grants to stimulate and facilitate international mobility of its members, as well as to disseminate the research activities of the groups of the Institute. The awards were distributed among 15 research groups, and 58% of them were awarded to predoctoral researchers and members with non permanent positions. ...

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The Institute of Research in 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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