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Doctoral Programme in Nutrigenomics and Personalized Nutrition

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The Doctoral studies in Nutrigenomics and Personalised Nutrition are designed to train professionals to be able to carry out research into the most innovative and cutting-edge aspects of Nutrition, which the major companies in the food industry are currently demanding for their R+D+i projects.

The training objectives focus on developing skills related to Molecular Nutrition, placing particular emphasis on new technologies such as transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics, metabolomics and the concept of systems biology, which are all fundamental for new professionals in the field of Nutrition. Training also focuses on concepts related to the interaction between genes and nutrients, food safety and functional food.

The University of the Balearic Islands (UIB), the University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (UPV/EHU) and the Rovira i Virgili University (URV) all participate in this Doctoral programme.

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Part-time studies

Duration: 5 - 8 courses

Places available: 1

Approximate fees: 219 €/academic year

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Full-time studies

Duration: 3 - 5 courses

Places available: 2

Approximate fees: 301 €/academic year

Other participating universities

Universidad Rovira i Virgili

Universidad de les Illes Balears

Places available: 10


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Research teams and research topics

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Nutrigenomic Research group Balearic Islands
  • Bioactive compounds and membrane biochemistry
  • Bioactive ingredients in the prevention of pathologies
  • Energy metabolism, white and brown adipocytes and obesity
  • Hormones, cytokines and physical exercise in the control of energy metabolism
  • ¡Declaration of food health
Nutrition Research group Balearic Islands
  • Early biomarkers of metabolic robustness
  • Maternal milk compounds and prevention of metabolic diseases
  • Nutrients and epigenetics
  • Nutrigenomic biomarkers in childhood obesity
  • Perinatal nutrition and risk of obesity and its comorbidities
Nutrition and Obesity group
  • Diet and obesity
  • Energy metabolism, white and brown adipocytes and obesity
  • Evaluation of nutritional status
  • Functional ingredients and cardiovascular risk
  • Functional ingredients and insulin function
  • Functional ingredients and obesity
  • Metabolism and secretory activity of adipocytes
  • Nutrients and epigenetics
  • Nutrigenomics and metabolic syndrome
Rovira I Virgili University Research group
  • Interaction of phytochemicals with the metabolism
  • Nutrigenomics and metabolic syndrome