Symposium 'Gastric food digestion: a focus on protein breakdown'
This symposium is organized on the occasion of the PhD defenses of Ruoxuan Deng and Andrea Rivera del Rio.
|9.30 - 9.40||Welcome|
|Dr. Paul Smeets (HNH), Dr. Anja Janssen (FPE), Dr. Monica Mars (HNH), Wageningen University|
|9.40 - 10.10||Breakdown of foods during gastric digestion: Examining the importance of food structure and correlations between in vitro and in vivo studies|
|Dr Gail Bornhorst, Faculty of Food Science & Technology and Biological & Agricultural Engineering, UCDavis, US|
|10.10- 10.30||Gastric emptying and amino acid absorption of pea protein products|
|Julia Roelofs, PhD candidate HNH, WUR|
|10.30 - 10.40||Coffee Break|
|10.40 - 11.10||The role of food structure in appetite control|
|Prof Alan Mackie, School of Food and Nutrition, University of Leeds, UK|
|11.10 - 11.30||Protein digestibility in the sustainability assessment of protein-rich ingredients and foods: a ‘farm-to-faeces’ approach|
|Andrea Rivera del Rio, PhD candidate FPE, WUR|
Please register in advance so that we know how many people to expect.
Ruoxuan Deng will defend her thesis "A live
show in the stomach: Monitoring in vitro and in vivo human gastric digestion with MRI" on 11 May 2022 at 13.30.
Andrea Rivera del Rio will defend her thesis “Plant proteins: from processing to digestion” on 12 May 2022 at 11.00.