Lucia Vannini

Lucia Vannini

University of Bologna,, Italy

Biography :

Lucia Vannini is a Associate Professor at the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna and Associate Professor in Food and Industrial Microbiology, PhD in Food Biotechnology. She has expertise in the optimization of innovative/emerging food processing technologies alternative to heat treatments (cold plasma, electrolyzed water, high pressure homogenization) for inactivation of food spoilage organisms and pathogens and improvement of food quality and shelf-life, the selection and use of microbial cultures to produce metabolites relevant for the food industry (antimicrobials, enzymes, aroma compounds) and biotechnological exploitation of food residues and by‐products. She is co-author of more than 100 peer reviewed papers, she has been involved in several EU-funded projects.

Research Interest :

  1. food by-products, functional food, lactic acid bacteria, probiotic, antimicrobial activity