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Born in Brazil, with Italian descendant Bruna Pucci is currently studying her multidisciplinary PhD with Ulster University, which involves being part of the school of Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) and the Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health (NICHE). Combining the two disciplines, she is investigating how socioeconomic status of individuals influences health outcomes in the island of Ireland, which involves working along with TUDA, TUDA+ and VALID. Bruna has previously worked in industry for 3 years, as a senior scientist, her role was to increase the nutritional value to reach RDA of a food product through the growing process. She has completed a two year MSc in Food Science and Nutrition, where she took modules in Germany, Portugal, Belgium and Ireland after finishing her BSc in Biomedical Sciences in NUI Maynooth in 2012.
Master, Dublin Institute of Technology
1 Sep 2013 → 31 May 2015
Award Date: 31 May 2015
Bachelor, National University of Ireland Maynooth
1 Sep 2008 → 31 May 2012
Award Date: 1 Jun 2012
Senior scientist - Nutritionist20 Oct 2014 → 20 Sep 2017
Research Assistant , Teagasc - Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority3 Jan 2014 → 20 Sep 2014
Phenyl-γ-valerolactones and healthy ageing: Linking dietary factors, nutrient biomarkers, metabolic status and inflammation with cognition in older adults (the VALID Project)Angelino, D., Caffrey, A., Moore, K., Laird, E., Moore, AJ., Gill, C. IR., Mena, P., Westley, K., Pucci, B., Boyd, K., Mullen, B., McCarroll, K., Ward, M., Strain, S., Cunningham, C., Molloy, A. M., McNulty, H. & Del Rio, D., 10 Jun 2020, In : Nutrition Bulletin. 9 p.
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