Preliminary programme

We aim to visit these institutes, but are still working on arranging the tour. Dates and institues may change due to circumstances.

Date Location Activities
18 October Departure Amsterdam Flight
19 October Washington National Cancer Institute
20 October Baltimore Johns Hopkins University
21 October Philadelphia Monell Chemical Senses Center
22 October New York Rockefeller University
23 October New York Rockefeller University
24 October New York Free time
25 October   Travel to Ithaca
26 October Ithaca Cornell University
27 October Ithaca Cornell University
28 October   Travel to Boston
29 October Boston Tufts University
30 October Boston Harvard University
31 October Boston Free time
1 November Departure Boston Flight

The following research areas are of interest: nutrigenomics, pharmacology, epidemiology & public health, physiology, sensory science & behaviour and international nutrition

Important themes: energy balance, nutrition and sports, chronic illness (e.g. cardio- vascular diseases, cancer, diabetes). Metabolic syndrome, nutrition & ageing, nutrition genes, nutritional patterns, satiety and nutritional deficiencies.



PhD tour committee
Wageningen University
Division of Human Nutrition
P.O. Box 8129
6700 EV Wageningen
The Netherlands

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