Microbial Ecology, Nutrition & Health


Identification of the interactions between the human microbiota and its genome (microbiome) with the diet and the host genotype, and their influence on the nutritional and health status and on the development of disorders related to the diet, lifestyle and aging and selection of a next generation of probiotics and evaluation of their efficacy and their mechanism of action that can contribute to reduce the risk of developing diseases related to functional alterations of the immune and neuroendocrine systems

Main specialization

Scientific Area:
ERC discipline:
  • LS - LIFE SCIENCES
  • LS9 Applied Life Sciences and Non-Medical Biotechnology
Industrial Leadership:
  • 7. Other
  • 7.1. Other
Societal Challenges:
  • 1. Health, demographic change and wellbeing
  • 1.01. Understanding the determinants of health, improving health promotion and disease prevention
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