Food Technology Department
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Teaching and research staff

 

 

Mrs. Immaculada Viñas Almenar

Category: Professor

Knowledge area:Food Technology

Contact details

Office: ETSEA Campus, Nº 2 building, 3rd floor, 3.02 office.

ivinas@tecal.udl.cat
Phone.: (+34) 973 70 26 77
Fax:  (+34) 973 70 25 96
Web:

Academic background

PhD in Biological Sciences (University of Valencia, 1978)
Degree in Biology (University of Valencia, 1985)

Other relevant information

▪       Head of Postharvest microbiology of Fruits and vegetables group.

▪       Head of UnitPostharvesttheXaRTA (Generalitat de Cataluña).

▪       Head of group consolidated postharvest (Generalitat de Cataluña).

▪       Specialized in the area of Postharvest Microbiology of fruits and vegetables (whole and processed).

 

Currículum Vitae

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Teaching

Teaching subjects inthe following studies:

-       Food Science and Technology (degree)

▪    Hygiene of foods (code 102225 ) (link)

▪    Food microbiology and parasitology (code 102223) (link)

▪    Microbiology, parasitology and hygiene practices (code 102227) (link)

 

-       Food Engineering (degree)

▪    Food microbiology (code 102583) (link)

 

-       Human nutrition and Dietetics (degree)

▪    Food microbiology and parasitology (code 100610) (link)

 

-       Management and Innovation in the Food Industry (master)

▪    Food safety (code 13102) (link)

▪    Advances inpostharvestfruitand vegetables (code 13117) (link)

▪    Food of minimally processed (code 13107) (link)

 

 

 

Research

Area of research: Postharvest Biology and Technology. Postharvest Microbiology of fruits and vegetables (whole and processed). Intervention methods for the reduction and control of foodborne pathogens and spoilage microorganisms. Biological Control and food safety.

Relevant publications (2013- currently)

  1. Plaza L; Altisent R; Alegre I; Viñas I; Abadias M. Changes in the quality and antioxidant properties of fresh-cut melon treated with the biopreservative culture Pseudomonas graminis CPA-7during refrigerated storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 111, pp. 25 - 30. (Holanda): 2016. ISSN 0925-5214. Indice de impacto 2,223
  2. Soto-Muñoz L; Teixidó N; Usall J; Viñas I; Abadias M; Torres R. Molecular tools applied to identify and quantify the biocontrol agent Pantoea agglomerans CPA-2 in postharvest treatments on oranges. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 100, pp. 151 - 159. (Holanda): 2015. ISSN 0925-5214. Indice de impacto 2,223
  3. Buron-Moles, G.; Wisniewski, M.; Viñas, I.; Teixidó, N.; Usall, J.; Droby, S.; Torres, R. Characterizing the proteome and oxi-proteome of apple in response to a host (Penicillium expansum) and a non-host (Penicillium digitatum) pathogen. Journal of Proteomics. 114, pp. 136 - 151. (Holanda): 2015. Indice de impacto: 3,888
  4. Colas-Medà P; Abadias M; Alegre I; Usall J; Viñas I. Effect of ripeness stage during processing on Listeria monocytogenes growth on fresh-cut 'Conference' pears. Food Microbiology. 49, pp. 112 - 119. (Reino Unido):2015. Indice de impacto: 3,331
  5. Soto-Muñoz L; Torres R. Usall J; Viñas I; Solsona C; Teixidó N.DNA-based methodologies for the quantification of live and dead cells in formulated biocontrol products based on Pantoea agglomerans CPA-2. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 210, pp. 79 - 83. (Holanda): Elsevier, 2015. ISSN 0168-1605. Indice de impacto. 3,082
  6. Oliveira M; Abadias M; Colás-Medà P; Usall J; Viñas I. Biopreservative methods to control the growth of foodborne pathogens on fresh-cut lettuce. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 214, pp. 4 - 11. (Holanda): Elsevier, 2015. ISSN 0168-1605. Indice de impacto. 3,082
  7. Oliveira M; Abadias M; Usall J; Torres R; Teixido N; Viñas I. Application of modified atmosphere packaging as a safety approach to fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. Trends in Food Science & Technology. 46, pp. 13 - 26. (Reino Unido): 2015. ISSN 0924-2244. Indice de impacto 4,651.
  8. Oliveira A; Viñas I; Colàs P; Anguera M; UsallJ; Abadias M. Effectiveness of a bacteriophage in reducing Listeria monocytogenes on fresh-cut fruits and fruit juices. Food Microbiology. 38, pp. 137 - 142. (Reino Unido): Elsevier, 2014. Índice de impacto: 3.331
  9. Sisquella M; Viñas I; Picouet P; Torres R; Usall J. Effect of host and Monilinia spp. variables on the efficacy of radio frequency treatment on peaches. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 87, pp. 6 - 12. (Holanda): 2014.Índice de impacto: 2.223
  10. Soto-Muñoz L; Teixidó N; Usall J; Viñas I; Torres R. Detection and quantification by PCR assay of the biocontrol agent Pantoea agglomerans CPA-2 on apples. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 175, pp. 45 - 52. (Holanda): Elsevier, 2014. Índice de impacto: 3.082
  11. Vilanova L; Viñas I; Torres R; Usall J; Buron-Moles G; Teixidó N. Acidification of apple and orange hosts by Penicillium digitatum and Penicillium expansum. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 138, pp. 39 - 49. (Holanda): Elsevier, 2014. Índice de impacto: 3.082
  12. Soto-Muñoz L; Teixidó N; Usall J; Viñas I; Crespo-Sempere A; Torres R. Development of PMA real-time PCR method to quantify viable cells of Pantoea agglomerans CPA-2, an antagonist to control the major postharvest diseases on oranges. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 180, pp. 49 - 55. (Holanda): Elsevier, 2014. ISSN 0168-1605. Índice de impacto: 3.082
  13. Altisent R; Plaza L; Alegre I; Viñas I; Abadias M. Comparative study of improved vs. traditional apple cultivars and their aptitude to be minimally processed as 'ready to eat' apple wedges. Lwt-Food Science and Technology. 58, pp. 541 - 549. (Suiza): Elsevier, 2014. Índice de impacto: 2.416
  14. Abadias M; Altisent R; Usall J; Torres R; Oliveira M; Viñas, I. Biopreservation of fresh-cut melon using the strain Pseudomonas graminis CPA-7. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 96, pp. 77. (Holanda): 2014. ISSN 0925-5214.Índice de impacto: 2.223
  15. Sisquella M; Picouet P; Viñas I; Teixidó N; Segarra J; Usall J. Improvement of microwave treatment with immersion of fruit in water to control brown rot in stone fruit. Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies. 26, pp. 168 - 175. (Reino Unido): Elsevier, 2014.Índice de impacto: 3.273
  16. Sójka M; Kołodziejczyk K; Milala J; Abadias M; Viñas I; Guyot S; Baron L.Composition and properties of the polyphenolic extracts obtained from industrial plum pomaces. Journal of Functional Foods. 12, pp. 168 - 178.(Holanda): Elsevier, 2014. ISSN 1756-4646 Índice de impacto: 3.574
  17. Alegre I; Viñas I; Usall J; Anguera M; Altisent R; Abadias M. Antagonistic effect of Pseudomonas graminis CPA-7 against foodborne pathogens in fresh-cut apples under simulated commercial conditions. Food Microbiology. 33- 2, pp. 139 - 148. (Reino Unido): Elsevier, 2013. Índice de impacto: 3.374
  18. Sisquella M; Casals C; Picouet P; Viñas I; Torres R; Usall J. Inmersion of fruit in water to improve radio frecuency treatment to control brown rot in stone fruits.Postharvest Biology and Technology. 80, pp. 31 - 36. (Holanda): 2013.ISSN 0925-5214.Índice de impacto: 2.628
  19. Alegre I; Viñas I; Usall J; Teixido N; Figge MJ; Abadias M. Control of foodborne pathogens on fresh-cut fruit by a novel strain of Pseudomonas graminis. Food Microbiology. 34 - 2, pp. 390 - 399. (Reino Unido): Elsevier, 2013.Índice de impacto: 3.374
  20. Kolodziejczyk K; Sójka M; Abadias M; Viñas I; Guyot S; Baron A. Polyphenol composition, antioxidant capacity, and antimicrobial activity of the extracts obtained from industrial sour cherry pomace. Industrial Crops and Products. 51, pp. 279 - 288. (Holanda): Elsevier, 2013. Índice de impacto: 3.208

 

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