Giuliano Dragone

Researcher
IBB - Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering Centre of Biological Engineering
University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
E-mail: gdragone@deb.uminho.pt

Fields of interest:

Biofuel production from algae. Bioethanol production from agro-industrial wastes. Continuous ethanol fermentation. Immobilized cell systems. High gravity brewing.

Recent publications:

Abreu AP, Fernandes B, Vicente AA, Teixeira JA, Dragone G.
Mixotrophic cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris using industrial dairy waste as organic carbon source.
Bioresource Technology, 118, 61-66, 2012.

Dragone G, Fernandes B, Abreu AP, Vicente A, Teixeira J.
Nutrient limitation as a strategy for increasing starch accumulation in microalgae.
Applied Energy, 88, 3331-3335, 2011.

Dragone G, Mussatto SI, Almeida e Silva JB, Teixeira JA.
Optimal fermentation conditions for maximizing the ethanol production by Kluyveromyces fragilis from cheese whey powder.
Biomass & Bioenergy, 35, 1977-1982, 2011.

Mussatto SI, Dragone G, Guimarães PMR, Silva JPA, Carneiro LM, Roberto IC, Vicente A, Domingues L, Teixeira JA.
Technological trends, global market, and challenges of bio-ethanol production.
Biotechnology Advances, 28, 817-830, 2010.

Dragone G, Mussatto SI, Oliveira JM, Teixeira JA.
Characterization of volatile compounds in an alcoholic beverage produced by whey fermentation.
Food Chemistry, 112, 929-935, 2009.

Dragone G, Mussatto SI, Almeida e Silva JB.
Influence of temperature on continuous high gravity brewing with yeasts immobilized on spent grains.
European Food Research and Technology, 228, 257-264, 2008.