Project leader: Kieran Tuohy, Fondazione Edmund Mach

Web communication: Anna Eriksson,  (E-STaR) Fondazione Edmund Mach,

Bando "I comunicatori STAR della scienza", Provincia Autonoma di Trento

Adriana Teresa Ceci

EFH ESR student hosted by the Laboratory for Flavours and Metabolites, Laimburg Research Centre and by University of Trento, Centre for integrative biology (CIBIO)

Adriana Teresa Ceci

Education: MSc Pharmacy University of Bari, Italy.

Present position: PhD student in the Laboratory for Flavours and Metabolites (Dr. Peter Robatscher), Laimburg Research Centre (Dr. Michael Oberhuber), enrolled at University of Trento (Prof. Fulvio Mattivi).

Project: Measuring the nutritional quality of local plant based EUREGIO foods. The eating habits are very important to fight diseases. The increase of obesity and the progressively ageing population caught the interest of regional researches in order to improve the lifestyle of the local population. Indeed, the aim of this project is the evaluation of the nutritional quality of local products, with special focus on the identification and characterization of active compounds relevant for human health.

Host Institute: Laimburg Research Centre, supervisor Dr. Michael Oberhuber, Dr. Peter Robatscher.