Applied Mycology


Publications since 2013

Principal Investigator

Vicent Sanchis

191, Rovira Roure Avenue

25198 (Lleida) – Spain

+34 973-702535


  • Prevent the mycotoxin accumulation in foods and feeds through the food chain
  • Reduce the public’s exposure to mycotoxins

Research Lines

  •  Mould ecophysiology- Predictive Mycology for food/feed safety
  • Fate of mycotoxins during food processing
  • Mycotoxin Exposure Assessment –biomonitoring
  • Molecular tools applied to mycotoxigenic fungal species

Main activities

  • Isolation and characterization of moulds from foods and feeds
  • Determination of mycotoxins and metabolites
  • Analysis of gene expression and phylogenetic studies
  • Studies to assess the effect of food processing on mycotoxins
  • Exposure assessment studies
  • In vitro bioaccessibility studies

International Impact

World leading position in mycotoxin prevention strategies in foods and feeds based on manipulation of environmental storage/field conditions for the most relevant mycotoxin-producing fungi, Europe leading position in predictive mycology applied to mycotoxins.


Xenia Pascari

PHD students

Alex Vicens Sans
Enric Llorens Serentil
Irene Teixidó Orries
Bernat Borras Vallverdú
José Antonio Gallardo Ramos