The aim of the course is to provide students the principal methodologies applied to nutritional studies, also providing the skills to develop a diet for laboratory animals.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will possess: -in-depth knowledge of animal nutrition and models applied to nutritional studies; -knowledge of nutrigenomics and nutri-epigenetics; -knowledge of laboratory animal diets. Furthermore the student will be able to - use and apply the main molecular biology techniques into nutritional studies; - use in vitro digestion protocols applied to feed and food ; -design a diet for laboratory animals.
Lesson period: First semester
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