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PhD in Nutrition, Food and Health

University of Camerino
3 years
Doctorate / PhD
On campus
Camerino
English
30 November 2020
Application deadline: Call for application in April on the School of Advanced Studies website

Program description

PhD course in Life and Health Sciences

 Curriculum in Nutrition, Food and Health

RESEARCH TOPICS

- Nutrigenomics and Nutriepigenomics: Gene expression and epigenetic modulation analyses to identify how bioactive food components and food contaminants can modulate inflammatory responses and pathways involved in neurodegeneration in human cell lines and/or animal models (topic suggested for candidates coming from Jilin Agricultural University).

- Optimizing food processing for innovative applications (i.e. legumes, wheat, coffee,… ) and impact on nutritional value and health status (topic suggested for candidates coming from ZZULI).

- Composition of microbiota and modulation by exogenous compounds (for example prebiotics/probiotics) able to affect gut-brain axis and the inflammatory pathway in the prevention and progression of diseases.

Admission requirements

Minimum  requirement to apply:  Master Degree in a suitable subject.
Call for application announced in April/May at  the School of Advanced Studies website of UNICAM


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Program content

Please refer to the Program Description

Tuition fees

Candidates admitted to attend the PhD course  do not pay any  university tuition fees except for the regional tax 140€ and revenue stamp (marca da bollo) 16€

Scholarships & funding

Every year for all Phd courses,  UNICAM awards a limited number of scholarships (up to 50)
Call for application announced in April/May  at  the School of Advanced Studies website.

Qualification

At the end of the three years course and a final dissertation, students receive a Doctoral Diploma 

Continuing studies

The High qualification diploma allows to get a high position to both to Academic career as well as  in public and private institutions, governmental departments, International Organizations, Laboratories and  Research centres.

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UNICAM University of Camerino

For 2019, in the U-MULTIRANK international ranking, UNICAM was placed among the top 25 universities in the world in the area of international orientation, chosen from 1700 universities (of which 49 are Italian) from 96 countries.The annual ranking takes into...


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Contact info

University of Camerino

Via Gentile III da Varano
62032 Camerino
Italy

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international.unicam.it

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