María Angélica Ganga Muñoz

Académico de Jornada Completa 

Departamento de Ciencia y Tecnología de los Alimentos 
Facultad Tecnológica 
Universidad de Santiago de Chile 

Teléfono: (56) 22718 - 4509 
eMail: angelica.ganga@usach.cl 

Formación Profesional 

  • Doctor en Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad de Valencia, España
  • Licenciada en Bioquímica, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile
  • Bioquímico, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile

Líneas de Investigación o Áreas de Especialización 

  • Biotecnología
  • Microbiología Enológica

Publicaciones Efectuadas Ultimos 5 Años
Martinez, C., Garcia, V., Gonzalez, D., Jara, M., Aguilera, M.,Ganga,M.A.2013. Gene expression of specific enological traits in wine fermentation. E. J. Biotech. 16:DOI: 102225/vol16-issue4-fulltext-8 

Sangorrín, Marcela; Lopes, Christian; Garcia, Veronica; Saéz, Julieta; Martínez, Claudio;Ganga, M. Angélica. 2013. Molecular and physiological comparison of spoilage wine yeast of different geographic origins.J Appl Microbiol. Apr;114.4:1066-74. DOI: 10.1111/jam.12134 

Contreras, A., García, V., Salinas, F., Urzúa, U.,Ganga, M. A. and Martínez, C.World J. 2012 Identification of genes related to nitrogen uptake in wine strains ofSaccharomycescerevisiae.
Microbiol Biotechnol.:1107–1113 DOI 10.1007/s11274-011-0911-3

Yañez, L.; Saavedra, J.; Martinez, C.; Cordova, A. and Ganga, M.A. 2012. Relationship between the presence of biogenic amines and the type og grape cultura for wines traditional and organic. Journal of Food Sciencie. T143-T150.

García, V., Rivera, J., Contreras, A.,Ganga, M. A. and Martínez, C.Braz. J. 2012. Development and characterization of hybrids from native wine yeasts.CMicrobiol.: 43: 482-489

Yañez, L., Saavedra, J., Martínez, C., Cordova, A.Ganga, M.A.2012.analysis for the detection of biogenica mines in chilean Cabernet Sauvignon wines: a comparative study between organic and non organic production. Journal of Food Science 77: T143-T150.

Salinas, F., Cubillo, F., Soto, D.,Garcia, V., Bergstro, A., Warringer, J.,Ganga, M.A,Louis, E., Liti, G., Martinez, C.The Genetic Basis of Natural Variation in Oenological Traits in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.,Plos One 7.11: 1- 12

ía Paula Junqueira - Goncalves, Gustavo E. Zúñiga, Herman Zárate, Karina Arcos, Angélica Ganga, Miltz. 2012. Effect of y-radiation on chives safety and quality. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 47, 2436–2443

Yañez, L.; Saavedra, J.; Martinez, C.; Cordova, A. and Ganga, M.A. 2012. Relationship between the presence of biogenic amines and the type og grape cultura for wines traditional and organic. Journal of Food Sciencie. T143-T150. 

Ganga, M.A., Salinas, F., Ravanal, C., García, V., Carrasco, C., Martínez, C. and Saavedra, J.E. J. 2011. Cinnamic acid, ethanol and temperature interaction on coumarate decarboxylase activity and the relative expression of the putative cd gene in D. bruxellensis.14. 5 DOI: 10.2225/vol14-issue5-fulltext-2.

Salinas, F., Mandakovic, D., Urzua, U., Massera, A., Miras, S., Combina, M.,Ganga, MA.and Martínez, C. 2010. Genomic and phenotypic comparison between similar wine yeast strains ofSaccharomyces cerevisiaefrom different origin. Appl. Microbiol. 108: 1850-1858.

Ganga, M.A.,Vásquez, H., Fonseca, F., Manzanares, P., Viana, F., García, V. y Martínez, C. 2010
Effect of the use of mixed wine yeasts cultures in the production of Chardonnay wines. Revista de Microbiología Argentina 42: 226-229. ISSN 0325-7541.

Godoy, L., Martinez, C., Saavedra, J., Combina, M.,Ganga, M.A.Study of the coumarate decarboxylase and vinylphenol reductase activities of Dekkera bruxellensis anamorph Brettanomyces bruxellensis isolates. Letter in Applied Micrbiology48.4:452-457.

Salinas, F., Garrido, D.,Ganga, A., Veliz, G. and Martínez, C. 2009. Taqman real time PCR for the detection and enumeration ofSaccharomyces cerevisiaein wine.Food Microbiology:328-332

Cubillos, F., Vásquez, C., Faugeron, S.,Ganga, A. and Martínez, CSelf-fertilization is the main sexual reproduction mechanism in native wine yeast populations. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 67:162-170.

Combina, M., Daguerre, C., Massera, A., Mercado, L., Stum, M.,Ganga, A., Martinez, C. 2008. Yeast identification in grape juice concentrates from Argentina. Letters Applied Microbiology 46: 192-197

Godoy, L., Carrasco, N., Martinez, C.,Ganga, A. 2008. Purification and characterizaction of a p-coumrate decarboxylase and avinylphenol reductase fromBrettanomyces bruxellesis.International Journal of Food Microbiology 127: 6-11. 

Contreras, A., Salinas, F., Ganga, A. and Martínez, C. J. 2008. PCR confirmatory method for microbiological detection of Brettanomyces bruxellensis in wines.Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology 16. 4:.