Dr Christine Bosch

Responsibilities

  • Director of Postgraduate Research Studies

Research interests

I have a strong interest in nutrition related research with focus on health promoting effects of dietary antioxidants and their mechanism of action.

  • The potential of different flavonoids to alter cell signalling pathways and gene expression in the context of oxidative stress and inflammation
  • Impact of plant secondary metabolites in the prevention and/or intervention of oxidative stress and inflammation related diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.
  • Contribution of metabolism, genetic variation and epigenetic factors to gene regulation
  • Interactions of trace elements with redox regulated pathways
  • Implementation of molecular methods in nutrition research
<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>

Research groups and institutes

  • Nutrition and Public Health
  • Obesity, Cancer and Metabolic Disease
  • Human Nutrition and Lifestyle Intervention
  • Food Safety, Security and Sustainability

Current postgraduate researchers

<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>