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2. July 2019 - 9:55

The XXIII Biannual Meeting of the Spanish Society of Plant Physiology and the XVI Spanish-Portuguese Congress of Plant Physiology took place in Pamplona last June 26-28. Within the framework of the congress, the I PhD Meeting in Plant Science was also organized, a great proposal that counted with the participation of Jaime Zacarías, from the Food Biotechnology group of IATA with his communication: "Carotenoids profiling and transcriptomic analysis of carotenoid metabolism genes in the pulp of...

1. July 2019 - 15:36

The 5th International Symposium on Gluten-Free Cereal Products and Beverages 2019 (GF19), entitled "Building Products from Knowledge", was held in Leuven, Belgium, from 26-28 June. Dr. Cristina M. Rosell participated with her presentation: "Making gluten-free bread is more than mixing healthy ingredients". The congress aims to provide a scientific platform to present the latest research on the absence of gluten and discuss the relationships between structure and relevant function. This meeting...

25. June 2019 - 12:52

Last week, 18th and 19th of June, the 2019 CPS Research Symposium was held in Austin, Texas. Dr. Gloria Sanchez, from the Department of Conservation and Food Safety of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, spoke at the symposium. Gloria participated in the Development of Microbiological Tools session with her talk: "Metagenomics to identify viral indicators in the produce chain".

12. June 2019 - 12:19

Last 7th of June, Amparo Querol, a doctor from IATA's food biotechnology department, gave the seminar: "Molecular mechanisms involved in the adaptation of yeasts to fermentation processes and their possible applications" at the Institute of Functional Biology and Genomics (IBFG), a joint research centre shared by the Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) and the University of Salamanca. In recent decades the wine producing sector in Spain has experienced great growth, in order...

11. June 2019 - 11:26

María Jesús Rodrigo, researcher in the food biotechnology group at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, participates in the series of conferences "What do we know about...? The scientific keys to well-being" with a talk on the properties of citrus fruits against obesity and ageing. This cycle is organised by CSIC, Editorial La Catarata and Casa de la Ciencia del CSIC in Valencia. Here you can find the complete talk: Citrus fruits and their properties against obesity and aging. M....

5. June 2019 - 10:14

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the journal, the main source of diffusion of advances in all sciences related to physical characterization and sensory perception of texture, seeks to recognize the great scientific contributions and achievements of food texture with prizes in two separate categories: Recognition of the great successes of food texture research The first is named in honor of texture researchers who have an international reputation for outstanding contributions to the...

4. June 2019 - 14:57

The aim of this meeting was to present the latest developments on bioactive peptides and their health benefits for consumers. Fidel Toldrá, research professor at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), research centre of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), organised last week, together with Jianping Wu, researcher at the University of Alberta (Canada), the Second International Symposium on Bioactive Peptides which was held at ADEIT Fundación Universidad-Empresa de...

28. May 2019 - 13:32

Yolanda Sanz, researcher of the Microbial Ecology, Nutrition and Health group of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology was interviewed last Monday on the National Radio program on the Shoulders of Giants in which they talked about intestinal bacteria against stress, obesity and depression. Our intestines are colonized by an enormous number of microscopic beings. This is the microbiota, mostly bacteria, although viruses, fungi and protozoa are also present. These microorganisms...

28. May 2019 - 11:29

To celebrate the National Celiac Day, Cristina Molina Rosell, director of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology has come to the À Punt evening news to talk about celiac disease and advances in research dedicated to developing new gluten-free products from a nutritional and healthy point of view. In Spain, the National Celiac Day is celebrated every 27th of May in order to give visibility and support to celiac people with the intention of normalizing the life of the group. A day in...

27. May 2019 - 14:45

More than 5,000 people visited the Science Park on Saturday 25 May to celebrate the great science and innovation festival of the University of Valencia and the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), which has the support of the Generalitat Valenciana. A volume of public that has once again demonstrated the stability of Expociencia, already consolidated as one of the main initiatives aimed at sharing the scientific spirit with people and stimulating scientific vocations. The...