Experimental Nutrition

A.Y. 2017/2018
Lesson for
5
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
L'obiettivo del corso è quello di fornire agli studenti le fondamenta delle metodologie riferite agli studi nutrizionali in ambito biomedico, fornendo anche le competenze per sviluppare e valutare una dieta per animali da laboratorio.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Practicals: 24 hours
Lessons: 18 hours
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Syllabus
Baldi & Pinotti Course
Prof. Pinotti
Lectures (12h)
- lab animal nutrition in biomedicine research: how to formulate experimental diets
- Methods in nutritional studies
-Non conventional feed
-Former food / Food waste / ecofeed
-Insects
- Methods for nutritional and functional evaluation

Practical training: 12h
Methods for characterization of new ingredients
In vitro feed/food digestibility
Database consultation
Technical visits

Prof. Baldi: 12 hours of cell culture lab practice and 6 hours of lectures
Role of nutraceuticals and evaluation of their bioactivity
Use of cell cultures as a model for assessing "health promoting compounds" in the diet
In vivo and in vitro methodologies applied to nutrigenomics
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Syllabus
Baldi & Pinotti Course
Prof. Pinotti
Lectures (12h)
- lab animal nutrition in biomedicine research: how to formulate experimental diets
- Methods in nutritional studies
-Non conventional feed
-Former food / Food waste / ecofeed
-Insects
- Methods for nutritional and functional evaluation

students have to adress:
Methods for characterization of new ingredients
In vitro feed/food digestibility
Database consultation

Prof. Baldi: 12 hours of cell culture lab practice and 6 hours of lectures
Role of nutraceuticals and evaluation of their bioactivity
Use of cell cultures as a model for assessing "health promoting compounds" in the diet
In vivo and in vitro methodologies applied to nutrigenomics
should be adressed
Lesson period
First semester
Lesson period
First semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi