Di seguito delle interessanti proposte di borse di dottorato presso l'Università di Reading.
We have funding for up to 26 PhD students as part of our BBSRC DTP in Food Systems: https://research.reading.ac.uk/foodbiosystems/apply-for-a-foodbiosystems-phd/for-phd-students-2/
I am supervising three projects centered on assessing the impact of different dietary components on the gut microbiota and overall host health, using a combined microbial and metabolic profiling approach. Details as follows:
- Investigating the effect of a seaweed-derived common food ingredient (carrageenan) on the human gut microbiome University of Reading supervisors: Dr Anisha Wijeyesekera, Dr Gemma Walton Academic Partner supervisor: Dr Jessica Adams (University of Aberystwyth) Industrial Partner supervisor: Dr Paul Smith (Cargill Inc.)
- A human intervention study using Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) to improve Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms through targeting of the gut microbiota University of Reading supervisors: Professor Glenn Gibson, Dr Anisha Wijeyesekera Academic Partner supervisor: Dr Denise Robertson (University of Surrey) Industrial Partner supervisor: Dr Elizabeth Forbes-Blom (Nestle Research)
- Does a coffee a day keep the doctor away? Investigating the impact of coffee on cardiometabolic health University of Reading supervisors: Dr Charlotte Mills, Dr Anisha Wijeyesekera Academic Partner supervisor: Dr Denise Robertson (University of Surrey) Industrial Partner supervisor: Prof. Rikard Landberg (Chalmers University of Technology) These are 4 year projects and funding covers an annual stipend of £15,609, tuition fees, research costs and a placement with our industrial partners.