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Karina Marin

17. August 2022 - 12:04

On August 14, our colleague Karina Marín Morocho died as a result of the fire that occurred on the floor below the one where she lived, in a building in the Benicalap neighborhood of Valencia. Karina was curious, resolute, always ready to help others and to work to achieve her dreams. He was born in 1986 in Ecuador, and studied Food Engineering at the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral. She was an assistant professor at the Agrarian University of Ecuador and worked for the Ministry of...

8. August 2022 - 17:17

The University of Valencia has awarded the two Outstanding Doctoral These Awards corresponding to the area of ​​Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology for the 2021-2022 academic year to two doctoral students from the IATA Group of Systems Biology in Yeasts of Biotechnological Interest, Lucía Ramos and Sara Muñiz. Lucía Ramos' thesis, Translational repression and novel functions of Cth2 in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae response to iron deficiency, was supervised by Sergi Puig and Mª Teresa...

4. August 2022 - 8:21

Our colleague Fidel Toldrá, Research Professor in the Biochemistry, Technology and Innovation of Meat and Meat Products group, has been chosen "Fellow" of the Division of Agriculture and Food Chemistry of the American Chemical Society-ACS in recognition of his contributions and achievements in the field of Food Science and Technology. Congratulations!

21. June 2022 - 7:54

A study coordinated by Ana Salvador and Teresa Sanz, researchers from the IATA's Physical and Sensory Properties of Foods Group, has achieved the total substitution of solid fats such as butter, margarine, palm fat and coconut fat, by oleogels, in the production of croissants and other bakery and confectionery foods. The structure and sensory properties of the product are very similar to those of conventional food, but with a healthy lipid profile. In the study, carried out within the framework...

17. June 2022 - 2:00

Last June 15 we received the visit of the students of the "Summer School on Fermented foods: quality, safety, and sustainability" (FerNuts 2022), of the University of Valencia. The Summer School, lasting five days, is part of the Short Term Mobilities (STM) of the FORTHEM Alliance, made up of 7 European universities. This program shows students the greatest advances in research in Fermented Foods developed at the University of Valencia from three main arteries: Food Technology, Toxicology and...

15. June 2022 - 2:00

The Cavawinner R&D project, in which the IATA group led by Dr. José Manuel Guillamón participated, has come to an end after four years of development. This initiative, which began with the aim of positioning Spanish cava against other international sparkling wines, has been based on the incorporation of new technologies into the traditional production system for this product, also with the aim of reducing production costs and improving the final quality. The results of Cavawinner will allow...

13. June 2022 - 2:00

The Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC) successfully hosted the 19th European Young Cereal Scientists and Technologists Workshop (19th EYCSTW) from June 5 to 8th 2022. This year event gathered 38 PhD students, Postdocs, master students and industry representers from more than 13 country. During the workshop, the young research scientists exchanged with their peers on the latest research in cereal and grains sciences. The workshop has a long history, and it is annually...

8. June 2022 - 7:29

The CSIC has published its first classification with the 5,000 Spanish and foreign women scientists who carry out research in Spanish organisations, classified according to the indicators of their public personal profiles in the Google Academic database, a search engine specialized in scientific content and bibliography . The ranking, which does not include those women researchers who do not have a profile in Google Scholar, it is based on the bibliometric indicator "H index", and on the number...

31. May 2022 - 8:11

A study by the Microbial Ecology, Nutrition and Health group of the IATA-CSIC, led by Yolanda Sanz and in collaboration with the Príncipe Felipe Research Center, and the Department of Internal and Vascular Medicine of the Amsterdam University Medical Centers has confirmed that Characteristics such as sex, age, and intestinal microbiota patterns of fecal donors for transplantation are decisive for the success in the transfer of microorganisms and the remission of the alteration of biochemical...

30. May 2022 - 2:00

On Saturday, May 28, Expociència 2022 was held, the Open Doors day that the Science Park of the University of Valencia organizes every year to encourage children, young people and adults to be interested in science, technology and innovation in a fun way. After a two-year hiatus, in which only an electronic version could be held due to the covid-19 pandemic, face-to-face activities were finally resumed this year. IATA participated with different activities to explain the different aspects...