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Dra. Nuria Marti Bruña

Unit: Molecular Diagnostic and Therapies
Subunit: Bioactive Molecules
Group: Natural bioactive compounds and biomembranes
Category: Investigator
Phone: + 34 96665 2576
Email: nmarti@umh.es
Degree: Agrifood Technical Engineer & Enology
Ph.D program: Food Science Program (UMH).
Previous positions:
Predoctoral fellow: Technical personal support (mode A) for research in the Laboratory and Pilot Plant Fruit Juices. UMH. AGENCIA VALENCIANA OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (2002-2004).
Predoctoral fellow: Advice and technical assistance in the juice extraction area”. Establishment of reference Fruit juice Laboratory and Pilot Plant. JBT-Food Tech- IBMC UMH, R & D Alliance (2000-2002).
Julia Roch e Hijos S.L. Winery Jumilla, Murcia. Thesis Degree (August /December 2000)
Quinton Laboratories, Commercial delegate. (June /February 1998-1999)
Riverbend Epaña S.A. Industrial Training. (June/November 1997)
CEBAS-CSIC Murcia. Training and Project Degree (January/ December 1996-1998)
Postdoctoral positions:
Visiting Professor. Davis University, California - Viticulture & Enology Department (April/September 2010).
Visiting Professor. Agriculture and Agrifood of Canada, Pacific Research Centre, British Columbia (May/September 2008).
Visiting Professor. Agriculture and Agrifood of Canada, Food Research Program, Guelph (June/September 2007).
Current Position:
Professor of Enology and Functional Beverages, Miguel Hernández University.
Research Fields:
Functional Beverages Formulation & Bioactive characterization.
Nutricosmetic products development.
Processing optimization for beverages companies.
Bioactive compounds in wine, food and fruits products & By-products.
Representative Publications:

  • Physicochemical characterization of pomegranate wines fermented with three different Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strains. Berenguer M, Vegara S, Barrajón E, Saura D, Valero M, Martí N. Food Chem. 2016. Jan1;190:848-55. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.06.027. Epub 2015 Jun 10.PMID: 26213048.
  • Characterization of polyphenols, sugars, and other polar compounds in persimmon juices produced under different technologies and their assessment in terms of compositional variations. Jiménez-Sánchez C, Lozano-Sánchez J, Marti N, Saura D, Valero M, Segura-Carretero A, Fernández-Gutiérrez A. Food Chem. 2015 Sep 1;182:282-91. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.03.008. Epub 2015 Mar 11.PMID: 25842339.
  • Physicochemical characterization of pure persimmon juice: nutritional quality and food acceptability. González E, Vegara S, Martí N, Valero M, Saura D. J Food Sci. 2015 Mar;80(3):C532-9. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12772. Epub 2015 Jan 23
  • Chemical guide parameters for Punica granatum cv. 'Mollar' fruit juices processed at industrial scale. Vegara S, Martí N, Lorente J, Coll L, Streitenberger S, Valero M, Saura D. Food Chem. 2014 Mar 15; 147:203-8. doi: 10.1016/ .foodchem.2013.09.122. Epub 2013 Oct 1.PMID: 24206706.
  • Chemical guide parameters for Spanish lemon (Citrus limon (L.) Burm.) juices. Lorente J, Vegara S, Martí N, Ibarz A, Coll L, Hernández J, Valero M, Saura D. FoodChem.2014 Nov 1; 162:186-91. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.04.042. Epub 2014 Apr 21.
Patents:
  1. Inventors: Domingo Saura, Nuria Martí, Vicente Micol, Lorena Funes, Salud Vegara, Galina Ignatieva, Enrique Barrajón, Manuel Valero, Pedro Mena, Rafael Martínez, Mª Remedios Berenguer, Miguel Moliner. Title: Método de producción de pectina modificada de cítricos. Titular: UMH. Reference: 201301183
  2. Inventors: Nuria Martí, Domingo Saura, Vicente Micol, Salud Vegara, Enrique Barrajón, Manuel Valero, Rafael Martínez, Mª Remedios Berenguer, Eulalio Bernat. Title: Equipo de expansión instantánea a vacío y ultrasonidos. Titular: UMH. Reference: P201200830
  3. Inventors: Juan José Ruiz, Santiago García, Manuel Valero, Antonio Ferrández, Adrián Grau, Arantzazu Alonso, Fernando Rubio. Title: Título de Obtención Vegetal línea de mejora UMH 1200. Titular: UMH. Número título: 2618
  4. Inventors: Juan José Ruiz, Santiago García, Manuel Valero, Antonio Ferrández, Adrián Grau, Arantzazu Alonso, Fernando Rubio. Title: Título de Obtención Vegetal línea de mejora UMH 1203. Titular: UMH. Número título: 2619
Shareholder of UMH Spin-Off:
  • NUTRACITRUS S.L. (since 2005)
  • MITRA SOL TECHNOLOGIES S.L. (since 2013)
Received awards:
  • 2010. 1er Award TROPHELIA (National Phase of the International Award) to the Best Innovative Food.
  • 2010. Special medal Doctor Balmis to the Scientific Investigation of the Scientific, Literary and Artistic Cultural Club of Alicante.
  • 2006. 2nd Prize BIoVal to the best idea as an innovative company. NutraCitrus SL.