Symposium 'Food for thought'

Come join us at the symposium 'Food for Thought' on the 14th of March 2024!

International and local speakers will present their latest food-related research.

We have the following program:

 9:30  - 10:00   Welcome
10:00 - 11:00   Keynote: Susanne La Fleur, Amsterdam UMC, The Netherlands
                               An amygdala-habenula circuit in regulation of fat feeding
11:00 - 11:15   Break
11:15 - 11:30   Hamid Taghipourbibalan, Behavioral and Translational Neuroscience, IPS, UiT
                               Dynamic changes in meal patterning and food choice induced by protein restriction  
11:30 - 11:45   Daniel Appenroth, Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, UiT
                               Seasonal body mass and feeding cycles in Svalbard ptarmigan
11:45 - 12:00   Eelke Snoeren, Behavioral and Translational Neuroscience, IPS, UiT
                               The effects of long-term junk food consumptions on the brain reward system in rats
12:00 - 13:15   Lunch
13:15 - 14:15   Keynote: Suzanne Higgs, University of Birmingham, UK
                               Effects of eating context on appetite: why where you eat affects what you eat intake  
14:15 - 14:30   Break
14:30 - 14:45   Trude Rakel Balstad, Clinical Nutrition Research Group, IKM, UiT
                               Multimodal treatment for cancer cachexia  
14:45 - 15:00   Ellen Aasum, Cardiovascular Research Group, IMB, UiT
                               Diet-induced obese/diabetic mice – focusing on the heart
15:00 - 15:15   Per Aslaksen, Cognitive Neuroscience, IPS, UiT
                               The human brain on junk: Cerebral effects of intensive junk-food consumption measured by fMRI
15:15 - 16:00   Reception

When: 14.03.24 at 09.30–16.00
Where: MH1 AUD5
Location / Campus: Tromsø
Target group: Students, Guests, Invited, Employees
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