Market subsector: Consumers

Market subsector: Consumers


Research Lines

Assesment of healthy dietary patterns and food frequency questionaries. Development of food composition tables and databases of biomarkers of bioactive compounds intake. Characterization of "Food metabolome".
- Contact: Cristina Andrés-Lacueva
- Email: candres@ub.edu
- Research Group:
- Research areas: (Effect of diet and physical activity on health at a population level) (Effects on the organism and health)

Food Contamination. Exposure and Risk Assessment.
- Contact:
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- Research Group: Toxicology (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Abiotic Food Safety)

Detection and identification of peptide substances that add value to functional foods.
- Contact: José Barbosa
- Email: barbosa@ub.edu
- Research Group: Bioanalysis (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Valorization of Food By-products) (Process Optimization and Improvement of Food Quality) (Development of Analytical Chemical Techniques) (Food Authentication and Control of Food Fraud) (Food composition and nutritive value)

Envionmental toxicology and ecotoxicology. Environmental risk assessment.
- Contact: Jesús Gómez
- Email: jesusgomez@ub.edu
- Research Group: Toxicology (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Abiotic Food Safety)

Histamine intolerance: Metabolomic and genomic biomarkers, clinical studies, microbioma and probiotics with DAO activity.
- Contact: M. Carmen Vidal
- Email: mcvidal@ub.edu
- Research Group: Bioactive Amines and Polyamines in Foods (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Effect of diet and physical activity on health at a population level) (Development of Analytical Chemical Techniques) (Effects on the organism and health)

Molecular biology of enteric viruses.
- Contact: Albert Bosch and Rosa Pintó
- Email: rpinto@ub.edu
- Research Group: Enteric Viruses (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Development of Biological Techniques for Analysis) (Biotic Food Safety)

Molecular biology of the lipopolysaccharide (LPS) core region.
- Contact: Joan Tomás
- Email: jtomas@ub.edu
- Research Group: Genomics and Proteomics of Bacterial Virulence Factors (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Development of Biological Techniques for Analysis) (Biotic Food Safety)

Qualitative and quantitative composition of bioactive compounds in foods. Assessment of dietary uptake and risk. Interactions with drugs.
- Contact: M. Carmen Vidal
- Email: mcvidal@ub.edu
- Research Group: Bioactive Amines and Polyamines in Foods (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Abiotic Food Safety) (Food composition and nutritive value)

Quality and Food Safety: hygienic quality indicators and new tools (formulation, processing and cooking) to reduce potentially hazardous compounds in food. Management and prevention of fraud in high quality products.
- Contact:
- Email: mcvidal@ub.edu
- Research Group: Bioactive Amines and Polyamines in Foods (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Process Optimization and Improvement of Food Quality) (Food Authentication and Control of Food Fraud) (Abiotic Food Safety)

Study of glycostructures in mesophilic Aeromonas and Plesiomonas.
- Contact: Joan Tomás and Susana Merino
- Email: smerino@ub.edu
- Research Group: Genomics and Proteomics of Bacterial Virulence Factors (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Development of Biological Techniques for Analysis)

Study of the surface structures of gram-negative bacteria involved in host-pathogen interactions.
- Contact:
- Email: smerino@ub.edu
- Research Group: Genomics and Proteomics of Bacterial Virulence Factors (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Biotic Food Safety)

Viral safety of food and water.
- Contact: Albert Bosch
- Email: abosch@ub.edu
- Research Group: Enteric Viruses (+INFO)
- Research areas: (Development of Biological Techniques for Analysis) (Biotic Food Safety)