Daniel Tomé, director of the Nutritional Physiology and Eating Behaviour Unit of INRA Jouy-en-Josas, receives the the 2016 Agricultural Research Award for Scientific Excellence. © INRA, MAITRE  Christophe

Daniel Tomé, driving progress in nutrition

When it comes to research in human nutrition, Daniel Tomé is a visionary. A professor at AgroParisTech and director of INRA’s Research Unit for Nutritional Physiology and Eating Behaviour in Jouy-en-Josas, he is this year’s winner of the INRA Award for Scientific Excellence.

Updated on 12/13/2016
Published on 12/13/2016

Daniel Tomé, a talented researcher, has developed studies in nutrition at INRA and heads a laboratory that furnishes basic research to international organisations. As a teacher, he has implemented a programme in human nutrition at AgroParisTech, where some 60 engineers graduate each year. Daniel’s expertise lies in the protein needs and quality of intake of the global population. The man who has become a reference in his field intends to make personalised nutrition a top priority at INRA.