Ninna Granucci

PhD Student

Metabolomics Lab School of Biological Sciences
University of Auckland, Thomas Building - Rm 3012

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Solid-state and submerged fermentation processes
  • Bioconversion of fruit residues
  • Metabolomics

 

BACKGROUND

  • Master in Biotechnology and BioScience, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil.
  • Bachelor in Biological Sciences, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil.

 

CURRENT PROJECT

Fruit residues: low cost substrates for development of new food products.

The main goal of this project will be to optimize bioconversion fermentation process for fruit residues developed at laboratory scale using apple pomace as a model and at the same time adapting the developed technology to the needs (and opportunities) of New Zealand primary industries. As case of study the research is particularly focused on the phenomenon of nitrogen gaseous

 

LINKS

From The Lab To Industry...

Biotelliga

SF7489 Biological Fungicide

Starting life as a food colouring candidate, this novel metabolite from a unique strain of Epiccocum purpurascens has excellent efficacy against a broad range of phytopathogenic filamentous fungi, and potential pharmaceutical uses. More >>>

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