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.

Organised by Sensory Science and Eating Behaviour Group

Wed 11 May 2022 09:30 to 11:30

Venue Aurora, building number 127
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

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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.