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14. September 2021 - 10:22

Congratulations to our colleague José Gimeno Alcañiz, who has won the first prize for the story in Spanish in the adult category of the 11th edition of Inspiraciencia with his story "The vaccine." The jury for the eleventh edition has awarded nine first prizes and eleven finalist prizes within the adult and youth categories of the four languages ​​(Spanish, Catalan, Galician and Basque). Two public awards have also been awarded, granted by popular vote through the web. In addition, this year,...

10. September 2021 - 2:00

The Valencian Innovation Agency (AVI) has selected the Company Transfer and Valorisation Project BIOPRED, led by Dr. Yolanda Sanz, from the Microbial Ecology, Nutrition and Health Group, and two Strategic Projects in Cooperation with Industry, VALUÒS and BIOCLEAN, led by Drs. Amparo López, from the Packaging Group, and Julio Polaina from the Molecular Engineering of enzymes Group, respectively. A new functional ingredient capable of reducing the risk of diseases such as diabetes (BIOPRED...

28. July 2021 - 2:00

On July 16, our colleague Concha Collar retired. Doctor in Chemical Sciences, and CSIC Research Professor in the group of Cereals and Products Derived from Cereals, Concha was Head of the Food Science Department in the period 2005-2008. Her professional career has had a clearly international character, actively participating in different associations such as the International Association of Cereal Science and Technology (ICC), from which she hold the Presidency in 2007-2008. Her work has been...

22. July 2021 - 2:00

Our colleague Elvira Costell, who worked at IATA until her retirement in 2013, is the protegonist of a new mural for the 'Dones de Ciència' project, made by the artist Btoy and which is located in the CEIP San Juan de Ribera de Burjassot. This project aims to make visible and pay tribute to scientists of national and international reference. Doctor in Chemical Sciences from the University of Valencia (1979), Elvira Costell was a CSIC Research Professor working at IATA, where she directed the...

21. July 2021 - 2:00

Our colleagues Aurora Lozano-Omeñaca and Florencia Rey, from the Group of Physiology, Pathology and Postharvest Biotechnology, have been awarded at the XVII Hispano-Portuguese Congress of Plant Biology (BP2021) with the prize of the Spanish Society of Plant Biology to the best scientific communications presented by researchers under 35 years of age for a joint work with their thesis directors, María Jesús Rodrigo y Lorenzo Zacarías.

29. June 2021 - 14:33

Vicente Monedero, from the Lactic Bacteria and Probiotics group, gave yesterday, June 28, the conference "Lactic bacteria to alleviate metal toxicity" within the framework of the XXVIII Spanish Microbiology Society Congress, which is being held this week virtually. This year the National Congress of Microbiology coincides with the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the SEM, therefore a specially selected program has been developed around three general thematic axes (global health,...

28. June 2021 - 2:00

Our colleague Jaime Zacarías, predoctoral researcher from the Postharvest Physiology, Pathology and Biotechnology group, has received the “Outstanding presentation” award in the “Dietary Sources of Carotenoids and Nutritional Supplementation” session of the “1st Virtual International Conference on Carotenoids”, which took place last week, with participants from 27 countries. More information about the congress here.

21. June 2021 - 7:50

On June 16, Amparo López Rubio participated as a speaker in the "Sustainable agro-food packaging" session of the Food4Future World Summit, the largest European congress on innovation technology in the food and beverage industry. This session provided a brief overview of the current situation, available options, and future trends towards greater packaging sustainability, highlighting how nature can inspire future material developments. Teresa Jiménez, an innovation agent funded by the VaIenciana...

18. June 2021 - 7:29

Dr. Fidel Toldrá, Research Professor at IATA, has given the invited conference entitled "Adding value to meat and fish by-products through protein hydrolysis for the generation of bioactive peptides" at the International Symposium on Delivery of Functionality in Complex Food Systems 2021 (DOF 2021) that was held in Guanzhou (China) from June 17 to 19, 2021. Dr. Toldrá also acted on June 17 as Chairman of the 1st session on Health, which had 7 speakers. DOF 2021 is an interdisciplinary symposium...

11. June 2021 - 14:55

Mª Carmen Collado, scientist from the IATA-CSIC department of Biotechnology, has won the Jesús Serra Foundation Research Award in the category of clinical research, ex aequo with Borja Ibáñez, director of the Department of Clinical Research of the National Research Center Cardiovascular (CNIC) and cardiologist at the Jiménez Díaz Foundation. Her line of work is framed in the establishment of associations between the human microbiota, food and health in the mother-child binomial. More...