Early Career Network

Mission: To establish a sense of community and engagement amongst early-career researchers

The NuGO Early Career Network (ECN) aims to provide a forum for nutrigenomics researchers at the start of their career.

Activities include:

  • Opportunities to strengthen collaboration
  • Support for learning and career development
  • Continuing professional development
  • Environments to encourage innovation
  • Mentoring by senior NuGo members (as required)
  • Sharing views/ needs with NuGO Management Board

Eligibility: ECN is open to any early-career scientist who is undertaking a post-graduate degree (i.e. MSc, PhD etc) or is within seven years of completing a such and is engaged nutrigenomics research

ECN activities are supported by:

Committee member serve for a period of two years.

Current Members are:

  • Dr Kathryn Burton (Agroscope, CH)
  • Dr Colleen Forarty Draper MS, RD (Nestlé, CH)
  • Dr Fiona Malcomson (University of Newcastle, UK)
  • Dr Pieter Giesbertz (Technische Universität München, DE)

Kathryn Burton represents ECN on the NuGO Management Board.

Recruiting new members: ECN would welcome an application from members wanting to join the committee; applicants must be eligible for the ECN and will help with planning and organisation of activities, promote training opportunities, and increase the visibility for early-career NuGO scientists. Click here for more information.

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