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4. July 2018 - 9:25

Dr. Yolanda Sanz, from the Microbial Ecology, Nutrition and Health group of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), recently participated in the International Human Microbiome Consortium (IHMC) conference held in Ireland from 26-28 June. The goal of IMHC is to work under a common set of principles and policies to study and understand the role of the human microbiome in maintaining health and disease causation and to use that knowledge to improve the ability to prevent and...

3. July 2018 - 15:09

David Peris, IATA postdoctoral researcher, has received the DeLill Nasser 2018 Award. Granted by the American Genetics Society (GSA) for his professional career, to attend a congress / course.   In this interview he tells us all the details.

29. June 2018 - 9:55

Dr. Josep Vicent Mercader, from the Department of Conservation and Food Safety of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC), participated in the ISEAC-40 congress, which took place in Santiago de Compostela from June 18 to 22. The central subjet of ISEAC-40 conference was the innovative use of analytical methods for research on relevant environmental and food issues, resulting in a wide range of more specific topics such as sampling, target and non-target analysis, rapid...

21. June 2018 - 8:44

Last Tuesday, the Technological Institute of Agri-Food Industry (AINIA) hosted the Focus SME and Entrepreneurship "Agrifood Opportunities: The Role of Biotechnology", with the aim of generating a forum for discussion and networking on how biotechnology contributes to improve their products, processes and services. The event was organized by the Valencian BIO cluster, BIOVAL, and AINIA, in collaboration with the CEEI Valencia, IATA, IVIA and Idai Nature. The day dealt with various aspects...

15. June 2018 - 9:15

Researchers of the European project MyNewGut of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), coordinated by Dr. Yolanda Sanz, organization in a workshop at the 7th International Conference on Dietary Fiber in Rotterdam last 4 June 2018. It has been an occasion where scientists, regulators and industry representatives from all over the world have come together to develop new ideas that continue to advance in the field. In addition to Yolanda Sanz, some of the IATA participants were...

7. June 2018 - 17:24

SUSPHIRE (Sustainable Bioproduction of Pheromones for Insect Pest Control in Agriculture) is a European project coordinated by the IBMCP (mixed center CSIC-UPV) in which different European groups and the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) participate, through of doctors Jose F. Marcos and Paloma Manzanares, researchers from the Department of Food Biotechnology. The project has a funding of 1.6 million euros and is based on the use of synthetic biology techniques to produce...

7. June 2018 - 12:23

Dr. Gloria Sánchez, from the Department of Food Conservation and Quality of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), participated in the congress "Hepatitis E: paradigm of an emerging foodborne zoonotic disease in Europe". Gloria intervened with his paper: "Comparison of methods for the detection of Hepatitis E virus in lettuce and water samples". The congress took place in Madrid during the past June 4 and 5, connecting professionals from different areas of expertise (doctors...

30. May 2018 - 8:46

Yolanda Sanz, the researcher of the Department of Food Sciences of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), participated in the ECO2018 conference, the 25th European Congress on Obesity "ECO2018, the 25th edition of the European Congress of Obesity", which took place the past days from May 23 to 26 in Vienna. The doctor spoke with her paper: "The role of microbial gut in obesity and mood: The MyNewGut project" "The role of the intestinal microbiota in obesity and mood: the...

28. May 2018 - 2:00

Last Saturday, May 26, Expociencia 2018 was held, the Open Doors Day organized by the University of Valencia's Science Park every year to encourage children, young people and adults to take an interest in science, technology and innovation in a fun way. In this 10th edition, IATA participated with ten different activities, aimed at both children and adults. They explain aspects related to obtaining and preparing food, from how chocolate is obtained or what are the pigments that give color to...

22. May 2018 - 9:09

Newsletter from the European Plant Science Organisation, N° 47 which will be published soon, interviewed some of the former MSCA grant holders for their firsthand experience. Among them Dr. Francisco Romero Gascón, IATA researcher in the Food Biotechnology Department. 3F-FutureFreshFruit: Elucidating the molecular basis of fruit resistance to desiccation: The cuticle as a key factor Francisco Romero Gascón: “When I first applied to a MSCA-IF-GF, I wanted to assess my competitiveness within the...