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6. September 2019 - 15:24

Dr. Fidel Toldrá Vilardell, Research Professor at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (CSIC), received the "2019 Award for Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry" at the gala dinner of the Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division during the celebration of the National Congress of the American Chemical Society held from 25 to 29 August in San Diego (California). Previously, he gave a lecture entitled "Recent progress in enzymatic release of food-derived...

2. September 2019 - 14:00

On August 20, the head of the Microscopy Service of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC), Pepe Coll Marqués, gave a talk on microplastics at the Palau Can Saura Miret building in Ciutadella de Menorca. As a result of the viralization of the divulgation video Microplastics in food elaborated by IATA, it aroused the interest in the authorities of the island showing the great concern and implication before the problem. The conference entitled: "Are the microplastics we...

25. July 2019 - 9:55

The photograph Los ladrillos en la pared vegetal by Marta Martínez Sanz, from the Department of Conservation and Food Safety of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), has been selected among the 700 proposals submitted to the competition. Title: The bricks in the vegetal wall Author: Marta Martínez Sanz The photograph shows a scanning electron microscopy (SEM) micrograph of the cell wall structure of the stem of the Arundo donax plant, better known as common reed. This plant...

24. July 2019 - 9:12

Once again this year, the photograph by David Talens, from the Food Biotechnology Department of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), has been selected among the 700 proposals submitted to the competition. This year the main characters of the image are enzymes. Title: Petit bouquet Author: David Talens Perales Enzymes are protein macromolecules essential for life that have also become a fundamental tool in the food, chemical or pharmacological industry. Biotechnological...

23. July 2019 - 10:00

Queen Letizia presided over the presentation of the World Centre for Sustainable Food (CEMAS) on Monday, promoted by the City Council of Valencia and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), whose aim is to identify and raise awareness of the challenges facing cities in terms of food and nutrition.   The event, held in the building of La Base de la Marina de València, headquarters of CEMAS, was attended by the president of the Generalitat Valenciana, Ximo Puig; the director...

18. July 2019 - 10:03

The IATA researchers Mª Jesús Rodrigo, Amparo Tárrega and Lorenzo Zacarías participated in the course "The color of plant foods: when the attraction becomes a benefit", organized by the Menéndez Pelayo International University in collaboration with the CSIC, and held in Santander during the days 8, 9 and 10 of July. This course, aimed at undergraduate and graduate students, but also professionals in the food and health industry, as well as consumers in general, has presented the main compounds...

5. July 2019 - 13:17

Research has defined the initial interaction of human rotavirus P [8], the main cause of gastroenteritis, with receptors in the intestine. The study has also found that naturally occurring sugars in breast milk are identical to virus receptors, evidencing their potential as anti-rotavirus. The Universitat de València, the Institute of Biomedicine of Valencia and the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, both of the CSIC, participated in the work. Researchers from the Department of...

3. July 2019 - 8:19

Patricia Puerta, from the group Cereals and Derived Products; Food Science of IATA-CSIC, has received the I Student Award of the III AEPAS Congress, for the presentation of the work: "What do consumers pay attention to when they buy sliced bread and the reasons for their choice", in the oral communication modality. III Congress of the Spanish Association of Sensory Analysis Professionals (AEPAS), held at the Basque Culinary Center (Donostia-San Sebastián) on 26, 27 and 28 June 2019. This...

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...