Omics applications in food and nutrition research

The Food Chemistry and Food Development unit (Department of Life Technologies, UTU) and the Raisio plc Research Foundation organises a hybrid seminar on Omics applications in food and nutrition research.

Participants can follow the programme on site at the Tauno Nurmela hall or online in Zoom.

Registration (by May 1) is required for catering / zoom link. Welcome!


13.00 Registration and coffee

13.35 Opening words
Research Director Ingmar Wester (Raisio plc Research Foundation)
Rector Jukka Kola (University of Turku)

13.55 NMR metabolomics – from biobank research to preventative health for individuals
Dr. Peter Würtz (Nightingale Health Ltd.)

14.20 Analysis of food bioactive compounds by LC-MS metabolomics
Dr. Olli Kärkkäinen (Afekta Technologies Ltd.)

14.45 Break

15.00 Metagenomics assessment of the effect of lifestyle on gut microbiota
Associate Professor Leo Lahti (University of Turku)

15.25 Multi-omics study on the effects of anthocyanin extracts on type 2 diabetes model
Dr. Kang Chen (University of Turku)

15.50 Grains as a sustainable dietary source for proteins – a proteomics approach
Dr. Anna Kårlund (University of Eastern Finland)

16.15 Closing words
Professor Kati Hanhineva (University of Turku)

16.25 End of programme and light buffet

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