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11. November 2019 - 13:37

Jaime Zacarías and Florencia Rey, from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology have received the prize for the best communication from predoctoral students for their work entitled "Relationship between antioxidant capacity and vitamin C and carotenoid content in citrus fruits with colour diversity". This work has been presented at the II National Meeting on CAROTENOIDES in Microorganisms, Plants, Food and Health, held last 7th and 8th in Granada. This meeting is carried out by the...

4. November 2019 - 13:56

The novelty of this work lies in the application of a method that had already been implemented previously for the detection of infectious viruses in vegetables, water and bivalve molluscs, and has now been validated in strawberries, raspberries and blueberries.     The work of the IATA researchers (CSIC) is published in the journal Food Control Researchers at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), a centre of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), have perfected a...

29. October 2019 - 8:04

IATA researcher Dr. Cristina Molina Rosell, as an advisory member of the World València Center for Sustainable Urban Food (CEMAS), held a meeting last week with representatives from the World Food Center Ede in the Netherlands. CEMAS is an initiative of the City Council of Valencia with the technical support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to strengthen, advise, manage and coordinate permanent action in two lines of action: Knowledge Management and...

24. October 2019 - 8:31

Dr. Fidel Toldrá, Research Professor of the Meat and Meat Products Biochemistry, Technology and Innovation group at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) gave the inaugural lecture entitled "Processing of dry-cured ham and generation of bioactive peptides" at the 1st Asia-Pacific Congress on Meat Science and Technology held in Nanjing, China, from 11 to 13 October last.

22. October 2019 - 13:27

The finding, published in Nature Ecology and Evolution, is the result of the complete sequencing of the genome of a hundred yeasts. The data obtained can improve protocols to generate new strains, reduce cooling costs and achieve higher productivity. A study with the participation of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) and led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison (United States) has identified more than 120 hybrid strains of industrial yeasts used in beer, wine,...

3. October 2019 - 2:00

Dr. José F. Marcos, Scientific Researcher of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), has been appointed as the new Director of the Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos (IATA-CSIC), developing his scientific work in the Department of Food Biotechnology. He will have the collaboration as Deputy Director of Dr. Amparo López, Senior Scientist of the CSIC, who belongs to the Department of Food Preservation and Safety of IATA. The new director of IATA succeeds Dr....

2. October 2019 - 15:01

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) paid tribute, for the first time, to the pioneering researchers in the different research areas covered by the institution, at a ceremony held at its headquarters in Madrid, at which its work and contribution to science were highlighted. The event, which was attended by approximately one hundred of these scientists, was presided over by Rosa Menéndez, president of the CSIC. "It is a debt we owed to all of you", Menéndez pointed out during his speech...

30. September 2019 - 9:51

Last Thursday 26th September, Antonio Martínez, researcher of the group Microbiological Food Safety: detection of pathogens, conservation processes and risk assessment of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), chaired the working meeting of the Food Safety group of the Food for Life Technology Platform of the FIAB, with the attendance of representatives from the food industry, Technology Centres, the CDTI and MINECO. The Food For Life-Spain Technology Platform (PTF4LS) is a...

24. September 2019 - 8:37

The Nursery Gardens will become the Science Gardens on Friday 27 September. This emblematic green space in Valencia is the place chosen to host the third edition of the Nit Valenciana de les Investigadores. Under the slogan Vine a viure el jardí de la ciència, there will be activities and shows for all tastes and ages: scientific workshops for girls, boys and young people, talks on Valencian research, relaxed monologues, free visits to the Museum of Natural Sciences of Valencia and the Church...

9. September 2019 - 11:18

This study opens the door to the potential design of new pharmaceutical or cosmetic treatments against oxidative stress. It has been carried out by the Institute of Integrative Systems Biology (UV-CSIC), the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (CSIC) and the companies Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence and ADM Biopolis, all located in the Science Park of the University of Valencia. The discovery of new antioxidants extracted from natural sources, such as now plants and microorganisms,...