TWO SISS MEMBERS AWARDED WITH THE GIRACT'S BEST PhD THESIS AWARD AND BEST 1st YEAR PhD PROJECT BURSARY

Dr. Camilla Cattaneo, who obtained her PhD degree in Food Systems under the supervision of prof. Ella Pagliarini, has been nominated as the Laureate of Giract’s European Best PhD Thesis Flavor Research Award (a.y. 2019-2020) for her research entitled ‘New perspective on taste: exploring association among oral perception, tongue physiology and oral microbiota composition’. The selection was performed by a jury of international experts and provided for a research prize of € 5,000 sponsored by DSM Food Specialties, Givaudan, Kerry, Kikkoman, Lesaffre International, MCLS Europe and Nestlé  and the participation at Giract 26th Savory Food and Flavor Industry Conference which will be held in Geneva on March 26th-27th, 2020.

In the frame of the same initiative, Leonardo Menghi was selected among 1st year PhD Student European Flavor Research Bursaries for the best six doctoral projects (€ 3000)  for the project  “Understanding the role of human microbiota on sensory perception” (supervisors: Flavia Gasperi – University of Trento-C3A and Davide Giacalone – University of Southern Denmark).

 

 

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