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Food Supplements Special Interest Group (SIG)

Thursday 7 March 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome.

As part of a two part special interest group initiative, Farm to Fork, with our sister SIG, Infectious Disease (co-ordinated by Dr Katie Laird, DMU) we are looking at the nutrition perspective of microbiology, namely probiotics and why a healthy gut is important. Micro-organisms are integral to our health and wellbeing. In these two networking meetings we shall be exploring how the role of micro-organisms both good and bad are pivotal to our continued health.

7 March – This event will look at the impact of the microbiome, influence of probiotics (what they are and how they are regulated) and how to innovate in this area.

This free to attend event is held as part of the INSTILS programme – a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, click here to be re-directed to further information about the project.

Please note: Individual registration is required for each event. By clicking BOOK NOW you will be registered for 7 March only. 

3 April – The Infectious Disease SIG will explore the links between food production and antibiotic resistance in the environment and the impact this can have on health. Click here for further details.


Speaker Profiles

Delegate List


Janet Worrell – consult2deliver – Presentation 1 

Neil Williams, Nottingham Trent University

Jamie Christie, NutraSolve

Nick Bennett, Brunel Healthcare

Max Bardwell, Nottingham Trent University

Linda Booth, Just for Tummies , Food Supplements

Janet Worrell consult2deliver Presentation 2










Thursday 7 March 2019
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Jo Rudzki
0115 8223154


Discovery Building, BioCity Nottingham
Pennyfoot Street
Nottingham, NG1 1GF
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