Industrial Microbiology and Food Biotechnology

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07/06/2017 - 09:15

Professor Luc De Vuyst aan de Vrije Universiteit Brussel is een expert in het domein van de industriële microbiologie. Samen met zijn medewerkers Andrea Comasio en Simon Van Kerrebroeck maakten ze voor Ferment een desem met de unieke Brusselse gist. Naar oude traditie begonnen ze met Lambiek-bier, dat ze in gelijke delen mengden met bloem en water.
 

02/06/2017 - 17:00

On June 2nd 2017 Simon Van Kerrebroeck obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bioengineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Sourdough fermentation processes: meta-analysis, impact of pH evolution, and online real-time monitoring by selected ion flow tube-mass spectrometry
Promotor: Prof. Dr. ir. Luc De Vuyst

25/01/2017 - 17:00

On January 25th 2017 David Laureys obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Bioengineering Sciences (VUB) and Doctor of Science: Biochemistry and Biotechnology (Univ. Gent)
with the following doctoral thesis: Microbial species diversity, community dynamics, substrate consumption, and metabolite production during water kefir fermentation
Promotors: Prof. Dr. ir. Luc De Vuyst & Prof. Dr. Peter Vandamme
Joint PhD with Universiteit Gent

19/08/2016 - 17:00

On August 19th 2016 Henning Harth obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Microbial species diversity, community dynamics and metabolite formation kinetics of spontaneous barley, teff, and oat sourdough productions
Promotor: Prof. Dr. ir. Luc De Vuyst

10/02/2016 - 17:00

On February 10th 2016 Moens Frédéric obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the followins doctoral thesis:
Microbial metabolism and interactions in complex fermentation ecosystems.
Promotor: Prof. Dr. ir. Luc De Vuyst

22/01/2016 - 17:00

On January 22th 2015 SÁNCHEZ MAINAR María obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Functional potential of coagulase-negative staphylococci for the development of quality and safety during meat fermentation
Promotor: Prof. Dr. ir. Frédéric Leroy

25/09/2015 - 17:00

On September 25th 2015 Audrey Rivière obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Bifidogenic and butyrogenic effects of prebiotic arabinoxylan-oligosaccharides, a kinetic and molecular approach
Promotor: Prof. Dr. ir. Luc De Vuyst

06/03/2015 - 17:00

On March 6th 2015 Koen Illeghems obtained the academic degree of DOCTOR in BIO-ENGINEERING SCIENCES with the following doctoral thesis:

(Meta)genomic approaches to gain insight into the cocoa bean fermentation ecosystem and its associated candidate functional starter cultures.

Promotors: Prof. Dr. Stefan Weckx & Prof. Dr. ir. Luc De Vuyst