The 6th Nutrition Winter School

Diet and Microbes: Gut health for the brain and body

27.1. – 31.1.2020, Levi, Lapland, Finland


Nutrition Winter School is a scientific seminar aimed at young post docs and PhD students from the fields of nutrition, medicine, and biochemistry. Ever since we organized this event for the first time in 2009, our goal has been to gather early-career scientists and top researchers from various backgrounds to enjoy scientific lectures and fruitful discussions under the magical atmosphere of the Finnish Lapland.

The 6th Nutrition Winter School will take place in Lapland at Levi, Kittilä, Finland from January 27th to 31st, 2020. This time the theme of the seminar is Diet and Microbes: Gut health for the brain and body. This theme is covered by internationally renowned experts from a clinical, experimental, and molecular biological point-of-view.

Confirmed speakers include:

Prof. Robert-Jan Brummer, Örebro University
Federica Facciotti, European Institute of Oncology
Prof. Karl-Heinz Herzig, University of Oulu
Dr Jonna Jalanka, University of Helsinki
Prof. Stefan Kiechl, Medical University of Innsbruck
Prof. Eero Mervaala, University of Helsinki
Dr Milla Pietiäinen, University of Helsinki*
Dr Justus Reunanen, University of Oulu
Dr Anu Ruusunen, University of Eastern Finland
Prof Seppo Salminen, University of Turku
Prof Michael Schemann, Technical University of München
Dr Filip Scheperjans, Helsinki University Hospital
Prof. Magnus Simrén, University of Gothenburg

Check out the preliminary program:

Early Bird registration and call for abstracts are now open! Be fast and book your place today!


Hope to see you at Nutrition Winter School 2020!

Best regards,

Richard Forsgård
Secretary General
Nutrition Winter School 2020

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