Department of applied microbiology
Researches are focussed on:
  • Isolation and taxonomic characterization of the microorganisms used in industry
  • Screening for microorganisms with high biotechnological performances
  • MIUG Collection of Microorganisms (preserving and management of high-performance microorganisms)
  • Starter cultures (Obtaining and quality evaluation of starter cultures)
  • Biotechnological potential evaluation of microorganisms isolated from Polar soils (Antarctica)
  • Biotechnology of crude and/or partially purified enzyme preparations
  • Biotechnology of fungal pigments
  • Biotechnology of biopreservatives
  • Bioremediation of polluted natural environments (biological treatment of waste water, xenobiotic compounds biosorption)