Luca Cocolin

I’m a professor in food microbiology at the University of Torino, Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences. My research focuses on food safety and microbial ecology of fermented foods.

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The Human Microbiome (FutureLearn)

Discover what the microbiome is, how it changes throughout your life, and the role it plays in good human health. Learn how a healthy microbiome can combat disease. The microbiome – the microbes that live within the human body – can have a huge impact on human health. As [...]

Engaging with Controversies in the Food System (FutureLearn)

Become more confident in making informed decisions about the food you eat by exploring different food controversies. Learn how to assess the reliability of different sources of food information. Consumers have never been confronted with so much food choice. Making a decision on what food to eat is affected [...]

Understanding Food Supply Chains in a Time of Crisis (FutureLearn)

Learn how agri-food supply chains deal with crises and get practical advice on how you can minimise disruption during COVID-19. Explore contingency plans for ensuring food security during COVID-19 in Europe. Movement restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus are leading to an increase in food stockpiling, and there are [...]

Understanding Mediterranean and Okinawa Diets (FutureLearn)

Learn the principles, science and health benefits of the Mediterranean and the Okinawa diets. Learn to make healthier diet choices by examining two different diets. Your diet can make a big difference to your health. That’s why it’s so important to consider the value of different diets from around [...]

Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply Systems (FutureLearn)

How much do you trust your food? Learn about food supply systems, safety, sustainability and nutrition and quality. Explore how your food reaches you. How does your food reach your plate? Can you trust your food? Find out with this online course that will help you understand global food [...]

El microbioma humano (FutureLearn)

Jan 3rd 2022
El microbioma humano (FutureLearn)
Course Auditing
Descubra qué es el microbioma y el papel que desempeña en la buena salud humana. Aprenda cómo un microbioma sano puede combatir enfermedades. El microbioma -los microbios que habitan el interior del cuerpo humano- puede tener un gran efecto sobre la salud humana. Como tal, es vital entender la [...]