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Food bioactive compounds evaluation: advanced techniques

Grant number: 13/09376-3
Support Opportunities:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: October 23, 2013 - November 08, 2013
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nutrition - Nutrition Biochemistry
Principal Investigator:Gabriela Alves Macedo
Grantee:Gabriela Alves Macedo
Visiting researcher: Maria da Conceição Costa Pinho Calhau
Visiting researcher institution: Universidade do Porto (UP), Portugal
Host Institution: Faculdade de Engenharia de Alimentos (FEA). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


Professor Maria da Conceição Calhau, visiting FEA UNICAMP, will teach a short course, which will be part of disciplines Special Topics in Food Science and Special Topics in Food and Nutrition. The public will be of graduate students from two programs of excellence on the Faculty of Food Engineering, UNICAMP (Food Science and Food & Nutrition). Meetings will be held to discuss potential partnerships and exchanges of students between institutions (FEA and the University of Porto). This exchange has been initiated with a guided by Professor Gabriela Alves Macedo going for an internship for six months, under the supervision of Professor Calhau, starting in June 2013, at the University of Porto. There are other interested Professors, as Dr. Flávia Maria Neto Dr. Juliana Alves Macedo. Meetings should facilitate the establishment of various points of interest and convergence of the researchers involved, strengthening links to share knowledge and collaborate on projects and training of students. Will be opportunities for each teacher to show their lab facilities, the resources they rely and running projects, facilitating the establishment of partnerships and collaborations. Students graduate will be invited to present their projects to a visiting researcher. Professor Calhau will give a lecture in the program of Internal Scientific Seminars of FEA, which has enjoyed wide dissemination in unity and participation of students and teachers from across the college, and that disclosure could be extended to all UNICAMP this occasion. (AU)

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