Microbial taxonomy based on classical and molecular
methods. Characterization of new bifidobacterial species.
Study of cell-wall proteins and adesion mechanisms in intestinal
microrganisms. Microbial ecology of gastrointestinal tract of man
and animals.Study of bacteriocins of gram positive bacteria.
Antibacterial activity of natural and synthetic compounds. In
vitro and in vivo studies of probiotics and prebiotics applied to
man and animals. Functional food.