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Rafael Alvarez (2019-2022)

Metabolic network and genetic basis of aroma production in Saccharomyces hybrids

Supervisors : Carole Camarasa (INRAE Montpellier, UMR SPO) & Sylvie Dequin (INRAE Montpellier)

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Julie Aragno (2021-2024)

Bio-protection of grape must by Metschnikowia sp. to limit SO2 additions in oenology : genericity, mecanisms and organoleptic consequences

Supervisor : Carole Camarasa (INRAE Montpellier, UMR SPO)

Alice Argentero (2021-2024)

Impact of the different terroirs of the Corbières on the quality of wines from a molecular and sensory point of view

Supervisor : Aude Vernhet (Montpellier SupAgro, UMR SPO)

Saul Assuncao Bicca (2019-2022)

Yeast mannoproteins structural diversity and the impact of it over its functional properties in wine

Supervisor : Aude Vernhet (Montpellier SupAgro, UMR SPO)

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Adriana Capuzzi (2021-2024)

Diversity of oligopeptide transporters in industrial yeasts

Supervisors : Cédric Saucier (UM, UMR SPO) & Karen Lambert (UM, UMR PhyMedExp)

Angela Coral Medina (2019-2021)

Contribution of the interaction between environment and genotype to flavour and aroma

Supervisors : Carole Camarasa (INRAE, UMR SPO) & John Morrissey (UCC, Ireland)

Rémi De La Burgade (2020-2023)

Characterization of the reduced notes of Shiraz wines : biogenesis, evolution and recommendations

Supervisors : Nicolas Sommerer (INRAE Montpellier, UMR SPO) & Aurélie Roland (Montpellier SupAgro, UMR SPO)

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Léa Delcros (2019-2022)

Understanding the biogenesis of fresh mushroom off-flavours in Champagne wines

Supervisors : Bruno Blondin (Montpellier SupAgro, UMR SPO) & Aurélie Roland (Montpellier SupAgro, UMR SPO)

Gabriel Dournes (2019-2022)

Impact of organic viticulture on the genesis of varietal thiols in Côtes de Gascogne

Supervisor : Jean-Roch Mouret (INRAE, UMR SPO)

Luca Garcia (2020-2023)

Influence of cork on the evolution of shiraz wine polyphenols

Supervisor : Cédric Saucier (Université Montpellier, UMR SPO)

Mehmet Gazaloglu (2018-2021)

Pectinolytic activities in yeast : Genetic, enzymatic and metabolic diversity

Supervisors : Sylvie Dequin (INRA Montpellier, UMR SPO) & Elke Nevoig (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)

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Giovana Girardi Piva  (2019-2022)

Study of sterol requirements of oenological yeast strains

Supervisors : Catherine Tesnière (INRAE, UMR SPO) & Jean-Roch Mouret (INRAE, UMR SPO)

Josephine Godillot
Joséphine Godillot (2019-2022)

Study of the combined effects of nitrogen and temperature on aroma synthesis during the alcoholic fermentation in winemaking condition

Supervisors : Jean-Marie Sablayrolles (INRAE, UMR SPO) & Jean-Roch Mouret (INRAE, UMR SPO)

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Charlie Guittin (2019-2022)

Control of acetaldehyde production during the alcoholic fermentation in winemaking conditions

Supervisor : Vincent Farines (Université Montpellier, UMR SPO)

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Tristan Jacqui (2022-2025)

Characterization of interactions between non-Saccharomyces yeasts and organic and mineral xenobiotics in the fermented beverage industry

Supervisor : Carole Camarasa (INRAE Montpellier, UMR SPO)

Cécile Leborgne (2019-2022)

Determinants of pigment behavior during fermentation in rosé wines

Supervisors : Jean-Roch Mouret (INRAE Montpellier, UMR SPO) & Véronique Cheynier (INRAE Montpellier, UMR SPO)

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Lauriane Mietton (2019-2022)

Impact of baking practices on the evolutionary dynamics of the sourdough microbiota and consequences on bread quality

Supervisor : Delphine Sicard (INRAE Montpellier, UMR SPO)

Ludovic Monnin (2021-2024)

Development of yeast strains with altered ethanol yields

Supervisor : Virginie Galeote (INRAE Montpellier, UMR SPO)

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Eléonore Pourcelot (2020-2023)

Development of a model microbiological ecosystem of yeasts and bacteria to study the link between microbial diversity and resilience

Supervisor : Virginie Galeote (INRAE Montpellier, UMR SPO)

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Viwe Tyibilika (2020-2023)

Unravelling flavour production in wine through yeast redox balance management

Supervisors : Carole Camarasa (INRAE Montpellier, UMR SPO) & Benoit Divol (university of Stellenbosch, South Africa)

PhD Carmen Becerra Rodriguez

Diversity of oligopeptide transporters in industrial yeasts
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PhD Irene de Guidi

Assessing the genetic bases of sulphur metabolism diversity in wine yeast
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PhD Rafael Jimenez Lorenzo

Control of the production of volatile sulfur compounds by Saccharomyces cerevisiae during fermentation to enhance aromatic profiles of wine
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[PhD] Lucas Von-Gastrow

Dynamics of microbial communities in back-slopped leavens, a participatory study
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PhD Stacy Deshaies

Oxidation of red wine polyphenols
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PhD Elissa Abi-Habib

Impact of the variability of grape on the quality of red wines
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PhD Coline Leriche

Sensory identities of red wines of Languedoc PDO (Protected Designation of Origin)
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PhD Guillaume Bergler

Production of unusual aromas by yeasts during enological fermentation
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PhD Sonia Boudaoud

Wheat bran: a sustainable source of free and hydrolyzable ferulic acid
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PhD Nawel Benbouguerra

Structural evolutions and properties of polyphenols during ripening of Vitis vinifera berries
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