Biosafety and nutrition

A.Y. 2016/2017
5
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/18
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Undefined
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
The main area addressed by the course is biosafety of feed as prerequisite not only for animal health and welfare, but also for producing safe and wholesome food of animal origin

Prof. Pinotti
Lectures 2 ECTS
-lab animal nutrition and feeding
- Experimental diets
- New ingredients and implications for biosafety
- Former food
- Food waste / Ecofeed
- Insects
Tutorials 1 ECTS
Analytical methods for the characterization of new ingredients ( eg . Insects )
in vitro Digestibility tests
Use of software and applications related to feed safety
Database search/use/consulting
Technical visits

Prof. baldi
Lectures 1 ECTS
-Role of nutraceuticals and evaluation of their bioactivity
-Use of cell culture based assay in studying dietary "health promoting compounds"

Tutorials 1 ECTS
Cell colture lab practice
-In vitro evaluation of cytotoxic compounds induced damage and protective effects of antioxidants: the case of vitamin E
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
The main area addressed by the course is biosafety of feed as prerequisite not only for animal health and welfare, but also for producing safe and wholesome food of animal origin

Contents
lab animal nutrition and feeding
diets formulation
New ingredients and implications for biosafety
- Former food
- Food waste / Ecofeed
- Insects
- omics in nutritional studies
Further knowledge
In vitro Models to study the protective effets of nutrients.
Cell Colture
Analytical methods for the characterization of new ingredients
Bioassay applied to feed/additives biosafety
Use of software and applications related to feed safety
Database search/use/consulting
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 5
Practicals: 24 hours
Lessons: 18 hours