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GI-1209 - AQUACULTURE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

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Code: GI-1209
Short Name: Aquabiotec
Name: Aquaculture and Biotechnology
Department: Departamento de Microbioloxía e Parasitoloxía
Web: http://www.usc.es/gl/investigacion/grupos/acuicultura_biotecnoloxia/
Contact: Otero Casal, Ana María - anamaria.otero@usc.es
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Research field
  • Production of marine microalgae with controlled biochemical composition
  • Quorum sensing in multirresistent pathogens and applications of bacterial Cell signalingl inhibitors
  • Developmentof novel antimicrobial agents for the treatment of oral diseases
  • New probiotics for aquaculture based on Quorum Quenching.
  • Development of growth media and techniques for microalgal culture
  • New anti-fouling products from microbial origin
  • Multitrophic aquaculture: use of industrial wastewater for microalga ald mollusc spat production
  • New microalgal species for mollusc larvae cultures
  • Production of cyanobacterial polymers
  • Overcontrol technologies for the food chain microalga-microcrustacean-fish larva
  • Industrial and fishing waste transformation on high added value products
  • Astaxanthin production by Haematococcus pluvialis
  • Carotenoid production by marine microalgae
Technology services
  • Microalgae culture collection
  • Analysis of Quorum sensing signals and evaluation of quorum sensing inhibition activity
  • Evaluation of anti-biofilm and anti-fouling activity
  • Fatty acids quantification by GC-MS
Key words
  • Aquaculture; biotechnology; microalga; cyanobacteria; fish larvae; shellfish larvae; carotenoid; astaxanthin; anticholesterolemic; cell signal; food chain; microcrustacea; dairy products; Fish; Dry-food
Researchers
Name Position ORCID Contact:
Otero Casal, Ana MaríaCoordinador0000-0002-3315-5709E-Mail: anamaria.otero@usc.es
Cabezas del Toro, BuenaventuraMembro
García Suárez, CarlosMembro
POSE RODRIGUEZ, JOSE MANUELMembro
Cortina Burgueño, ÁngelaIFP
Parga Martínez, AnaIFP
Pereira Bouzas, Simón IFP
Muras Mora, AndreaPA0000-0003-1603-9762
IP Principal Investigator, IFP Training Research, PA Supporting Researchers and Technicians
External collaborators
Name Institution
Alex Mira Obrador  Universidad Miguel Hernández, Alicante
Maria del Mar Tomás Carmona  CHUAC-INIBIC. SERGAS
María de la Paz Otero Casal  SERGAS
Bastiaan Krom   University of Amsterdam
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