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17. December 2021 - 1:00

On December 14, our colleague José M. Lagarón, from the research group New Materials and Nanotechnology for Food Applications, offered the opening conference of the X "Colloquium of Macromolecules-CM", organized by the Macromolecules Division of the Chilean Chemical Society . This scientific activity is carried out every two years, and it encourages the participation of students, through oral and poster presentations. In addition, national and international researchers attend. This year, due to...

13. December 2021 - 7:56

The IATA Microbial Ecology, Nutrition and Health research group, led by Yolanda Sanz, has identified a new intestinal bacterium of the genus Holdemanella that is capable of reducing blood glucose levels after meals and also improving metabolism in other organs as the liver. Both indicators are altered in people with obesity, with metabolic syndrome or with type 2 diabetes, so their regulation and functional restoration would be very beneficial for these pathologies. In the study, published in...

9. December 2021 - 7:15

The IATA Systems Biology in Yeasts of Biotechnological Interest group has published a study that discovers the genetic mechanisms by which Saccharomyces uvarum, one of the yeasts used to make wine, acts in its fermentation. The researchers observed that they are the same as those described in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, another yeast widely used in the industry, which would be the first case of evolutionary convergence of two different species of yeast in the face of an artificial mechanism...

30. November 2021 - 1:00

Last Monday, November 29, Gloria Sánchez, from the Microbiological Food Safety Group: detection of pathogens, conservation processes and risk assessment, participated in the 1st Scientific Conference of the Valencian Covid-19 Vaccine Research Program (ProVaVac), with the presentation "Epidemiology of SARS-COV-2 through wastewater". Gloria Sánchez's laboratory, together with other collaborators, developed a method at the beginning of the pandemic to track the presence of SARS-COV-2 in wastewater...

12. November 2021 - 1:00

Yesterday, Thursday, November 11, the IATA once again celebrated the CSIC Science and Technology Week with a special conference. This year, the guest was Dra. Amparo Querol, of the Systems Biology Group in Yeasts of Biotechnological Interest , with the conference " New yeasts : challenges and trends in oenology '', in which he spoke about the new challenges facing the wine sector, related to international competition, the effects of climate change and new consumer demands, and how yeast...

11. November 2021 - 1:00

IATA today hosted the first visit of the ‘Train yourself in Science’ program, a cycle of visits to bring Vocational Training closer to science and research carried out by the eleven CSIC centers in the Valencian Community. This program is part of the collaboration started between the CSIC Delegation in the Valencian Community and the General Directorate of Professional Training and Special Regime Teaching and the Subdirectorate of Teacher Training, of the Department of Education, Culture and...

8. November 2021 - 7:28

Our colleague Belén Llobregat has received the Award for the best oral communication from the VI Meeting of the National Network on Mycotoxins and Toxigenic Fungi and their decontamination processes (MICOFOOD), for her work "Characterization of Penicillium expansum mutants defective in patulin production as potential biocontrol agents ". Belén Llobregat is working on her doctoral thesis under the supervision of Ana Rosa Ballester and Luis González, in the Group of Postharvest Physiology,...

1. October 2021 - 7:41

Last Friday, September 24, the Mediterranean Night of the Researchers, MEDNIGHT 2021, was held once again. This time it was located in section XI of the Jardin del Turia, in front of the Palau de la Música in València. The IATA was represented by the laboratory of Mª Carmen Collado, with the workshop "What do bacteria eat? This workshop of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA, CSIC) seeks to inform about the importance of a healthy diet to have an adequate intestinal...

27. September 2021 - 2:00

On September 23, Luis González Candelas, from the Postharvest Pathology Group, participated in the event "Advances in the control of postharvest diseases", organized by Phytoma Meet's, with the talk "From the study of virulence mechanisms to the trial of new rot control treatments during fruit postharvest ". This Meeting placed special emphasis on reducing the use of fungicides and new control methods, due to the clear need to develop new and effective methods to control postharvest fruit...

24. September 2021 - 7:48

The IATA, represented by Teresa Jiménez, from the Technology Transfer Unit, has participated in the last edition of Expoquimia, which was held in Barcelona from September 14, 2021 to September 17, 2021, with the aim of promoting the technological developments of our groups research. Expoquimia - International Chemistry Meeting, is an event held every two years and where the main companies and most relevant institutions in the Chemistry sector attend. More information in http://www.expoquimia....