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Posted on: 11/05/2021 Dr. M. Carmen Vidal, director of the Torribera Food Campus, professor of the Department of Nutrition, Food Sciences and Gastronomy of the University of Barcelona and INSA researcher of the research group "Bioactive amines and polyamines in food", was renewed as President of the scientific committee of the Catalan Food Safety Agency (ACSA). ...

Posted on: 06/05/2021 Dr. Magda Rafecas, professor and researcher at INSA, was elected president of the Scientific Committee of the Food Safety and Nutrition Agency (AESAN). ...

Posted on: 06/05/2021 Dr. Juan José Moreno, Professor of Physiology at the Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Gastronomy and INSA researcher, publishes the book "El Olor. Una inmersión rápida". ...

Posted on: 28/04/2021 A study conducted by a group of INSA researchers shows how the pandemic affected the diets and lifestyles of food science students and professionals. ...

Posted on: 23/03/2021 A statement released by the Department of Business and Knowledge of the Generalitat de Catalunya highlights the participation of our INSA researchers Stefania Vichi and Alba Tres in the Autenfood project, led by the Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives of Catalonia (FCAC) and involving the research group on Lipids and Bioactive Compounds (LiBiFOOD), as well as several Catalan companies in the food sector. ...

Posted on: 23/03/2021 Conference on Immunonutrition organized by the International Society for Immunonutrition (ISIN) and chaired by INSA researchers Dr. Francisco Pérez-Cano and Dr. Margarida Castell, which will take place in Barcelona between 15 and 17 July 2020. Likewise, on the two previous days, July 13 and 14, a "Summer School" will be held in the form of a pre-conference course. Both activities will be recognized with 1 and 1.5 ECTS credits by the University of Barcelona. This conference is aimed at students and professionals (researchers, health professionals, members of the food and pharmaceutical industry, etc.) in the interdisciplinary field of Immunonutrition, with the objective of examining the interactions between nutrition, immunity, inflammation, tissue damage, microbiota, lifestyle and other areas of knowledge related to health and well-being. ...

Posted on: 04/03/2020 Next Friday, March 6th at 12:30 pm, the conference ""The GUT CHIP: Engineering the Intestinal Environment"" will be given by Rebecca Carrier, Professor and Research Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, USA. The talk will take place in the Aula Magna of the Faculty of Pharmacy and is organized by Dr. Cristina Andres-Lacueva of the Biomarkers and Nutrimetabolomics Research Group. ...

Posted on: 19/02/2020 In accordance with the provisions of the General Election Regulations of the University of Barcelona, approved by the University Council on 11 November 2019, elections are called to choose the next Director of the Institute. The elections will be held on 24 March 2020 in an extraordinary session of the Governing Board. Here you will find the (file: insa-convocatoria-elections-director-2020.pdf text: document calling popup: yes) and the (file: annex-eleccions-director-insa-2020.pdf text: calendar popup: yes). ...

Posted on: 18/02/2020 On 13 February, a session entitled "The coronavirus causing COVID-19 disease" was held at the UB Faculty of Biology: Fears, Facts and Science around the Viral Epidemic in Wuhan", with the participation of Dr. Albert Bosch, member of INSA-UB, Dr. Jordi Serra-Cobo, member of IRBIO, Dr. Júlia Vergara-Alert from IRTA-*CReSA, *and Dr Antoni Trilla, head of the Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology Service at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona. The full content of the session can be consulted through the link (link: http://www.ub.edu/ubtv/video/el-coronavirus-de-wuhan-pors-fets-i-ciencia text: UBTV popup: yes), the University of Barcelona's television channel. ...

Posted on: 31/01/2020 The University of Barcelona has presented the audiovisual project '**What and how to eat during cancer**', which was created by Dr Anna Tresserra from INSA-UB to provide answers to the diet of people with cancer. The project is the result of a collaboration agreement between the Local Audiovisual Network (XAL) and the University of Barcelona, the Alícia Foundation, the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), the Biomedical Research Institute of Bellvitge (IDIBELL) and the Pere Virgili Health Research Institute (IISPV). The presentation event took place on January 30, 2020 aat the headquarters of the Local Audiovisual Network (XAL). Under this agreement, XAL network will produce, broadcast and broadcast audio-visual content and actions related to food and nutrition during the treatment of cancer in adults. A good diet is essential to ensure a good nutritional status that allows the oncological treatments to be tolerated. More information will be available soon on the project's website (link: http://www.menjardurantelcancer.cat/). ...