MATALLANA, Emilia

Institution: Universitat de València; Spain

Laboratory/Department: Departament de Bioquímica i Biologia Molecular

Position: Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Research topic: Biotechnology of wine yeasts:

  • Resistance to industrial stress conditions
  • Yeast ageing
  • Yeast oxidative stress response
  • Global gene expression analysis
  • Improvement of fermentative efficiency

Methodologies: general molecular biology techniques for DNA, RNA, protein and metabolite analysis, global -omics approaches, yeast genetic manipulation and mutant generation

3 significant publications:

  • Gamero-Sandemetrio E, Gómez-Pastor R, Matallana E. (2014) Antioxidant defense parameters as predictive biomarkers for fermentative capacity of active dried wine yeast. Biotech J, 9:1055-1064
  • Gamero E, Torrellas M, Rábena MT, Gómez-Pastor R, Aranda A, Matallana E. (2015) Food-grade argan oil supplementation in molasses enhances fermentative performance and antioxidant defenses of active dry wine yeast. AMB Express, 5:75
  • Orozco H, Sepúlveda A, Picazo C, Matallana E, Aranda A. (2016) RNA binding protein Pub1p regulates glycerol production and stress tolerance by controlling Gpd1p activity during winemaking. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 100:5017-5027.

Participation in the EMN-Online teaching:

S1 – Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

 
  • Partners

  • partner_idex
    Excellence Initiative of the University of Bordeaux
  • partner_erasmus
    Erasmus+ Programme
  • partner_mns
    Mediterranean Neuroscience Society
  • partner_ibro
    International Brain Research Organization