Sandra Martin


WP Number: WP3
Tittle: Wine making innovation for sustainability and safety
WP Leading Partner: University Rovira i Virgili

Visiting Researcher:
 Sandra Martin Esteban
Position:  Early Stage Researcher; PhD Fellow


Home Institution, country: Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Host Institution: Australian Wine Research Institute

Scientific contact person at the institution: Toni Garcia Cordente

Mobility period: 01/03/2023 to 30/04/2023


Yeast nitrogen metabolism (Production processes, winemaking management).

Tasks :

  • Learning the CRISPR-Cas9 genetic modification technique
  • Modification of wine yeast for the production of compounds of interest

Deliverables (expected): 

  • Seminars given by Sandra Martin in both Australian Wine Research Institute and Universidad Rovira I Virgili
  • Research communications to meetings
  • Scientific article written and submitted to appropriate journals.