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Years: 2010-now

International journals:


P. Jimenez, G. Marando, R. Josa, M. Ginovart, A. Ras, M. Bonmati, 2017
Comparison of absolute biochemical parameters of undisturbed soils in Mediterranean environments (NE Spain) with corresponding paràmetres relative to soil organic carbon
Catena 157, 415-423
 
M.T. Mas, A.M.C. Verdú, M. Ginovart, R. Josa, 2017
Seedling emergence through soil surface seals under laboratory conditions: effect of mechanical impedance and seal moisture
Biologia (Accepted)
 
Y. Boukhari, M. Ginovart, A.M.C. Verdú, M.T. Mas, K Mederbal, R. Josa, 2016
Hydrological soil behavior in areas with semi-arid vegetation (Beni Chougrane Mountains, Algeria)
Biologia 71, 1131–1136
 
P. Araujo, A. Gras, M. Ginovart, 2016
MbT-Tool: An open-access tool based on Thermodynamic Electron Equivalents Model to obtain microbial-metabolic reactions to be used in biotechnological process
Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal 14, 325–332
 
P. Araujo, A. Gras, M. Ginovart, V. Moulton, 2016
INDISIM-Paracoccus, an individual-based and thermodynamic model for a denitrifying bacterium
Journal of Theoretical Biology 403, 45–58
 
Prats C, Vilaplana C, Valls J, Marzo E, Cardona P-J and López D, 2016
Local Inflammation, Dissemination and Coalescence of Lesions Are Key for the Progression toward Active Tuberculosis: The Bubble Model.
Front. Microbiol. 7:33.
 
Cardona P-J and Prats C, 2016
The Small Breathing Amplitude at the Upper Lobes Favors the Attraction of Polymorphonuclear Neutrophils toMycobacterium tuberculosis Lesions and Helps to Understand the Evolution toward Active Disease in An Individual-Based Model.
Front. Microbiol. 7:354. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00354
 
Prats C, Montañola-Sales C, Gilabert-Navarro JF, Valls J, Casanovas-Garcia J, Vilaplana C, Cardona P-J and López D, 2016
Individual-Based Modeling of Tuberculosis in a User-Friendly Interface: Understanding the Epidemiological Role of Population Heterogeneity in a City.
Front. Microbiol. 6:1564. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01564
 
Vilaplana C, Prats C, Marzo E, Barril C, Vegué M, Diaz J, et al. (2014) To Achieve an Earlier IFN-γ Response Is Not Sufficient to Control Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in Mice. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100830. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100830
Local Inflammation, Dissemination and Coalescence of Lesions Are Key for the Progression toward Active Tuberculosis: The Bubble Model. 
Front. Microbiol. 7:33. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00033

Cardona P-J and Prats C, 2016
The Small Breathing Amplitude at the Upper Lobes Favors the Attraction of Polymorphonuclear Neutrophils toMycobacterium tuberculosis Lesions and Helps to Understand the Evolution toward Active Disease in An Individual-Based Model. 
Front. Microbiol. 7:354. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00354

Prats C, Montañola-Sales C, Gilabert-Navarro JF, Valls J, Casanovas-Garcia J, Vilaplana C, Cardona P-J and López D, 2016
Individual-Based Modeling of Tuberculosis in a User-Friendly Interface: Understanding the Epidemiological Role of Population Heterogeneity in a City. 
Front. Microbiol. 6:1564. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01564

Vilaplana C, Prats C, Marzo E, Barril C, Vegué M, Diaz J, et al., 2014
To Achieve an Earlier IFN-γ Response Is Not Sufficient to Control Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in Mice.
PLoS ONE 9(6): e100830. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100830
 
R. Josa, M. Ginovart, M.T. Mas, A.M.C. Verdú, 2015
Hardpan in skeletal soils: Statistical approach to determine its depth in a cherry orchard plot
Biologia 70, 1433-1438
 
R. Carbó, M. Ginovart A. Carta, X. Portell, L.J. del Valle, 2015
Effect of aerobic and microaerophilic culture in the growth dynamics of Saccaromyces cerevisiae and in training of quiescent and non-quiescent subpopulations
Archives of Microbiology 197, 991-999
 
T. Banitz, A. Gras, M. Ginovart, 2015
Individual-based modeling of soil organic matter in NetLogo: Transparent, user-friendly, and open
Environmental Modelling & Software 71, 39-45
 
E. Gordún, L.J. del Valle, M. Ginovart, R. Carbó , 2015
Comparison of the microbial dynamics and biochemistry of laboratory sourdoughs prepared with grape, apple and yogurt
Food Science and Technology International 21, 428-439
 
X. Portell, A. Gras, M. Ginovart, 2014
INDISIM-Saccha, an individual-based model to tackle Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentations
Ecological Modelling 279, 12-23
Supplementary data: mmc1 mmc2
 
N. Caceres, C. Vilaplana, C. Prats, E. Marzo, I. Llopis, J. Valls, D. López, PJ. Cardona, 2013
Evolution and role of corded cell aggregation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis cultures
Tuberculosis 93 (6), 690-698
doi:10.1016/j.tube.2013.08.003

J.U. Kreft, C.M. Plugge, V. Grimm, C. Prats et al., 2013
Mighty small: Observing and modeling individual microbes becomes big science
PNAS 110 (45), 18027-18028
doi:10.1073/pnas.1317472110
 
R. Josa, G. Gorchs, M. Ginovart, A. Solé-Benet, 2013
Influence of tillage on soil macropore size, shape of top layer and crop development in a sub-humid environment
Biologia 68, 1099-1103
 
A. Gras, J. C. Cañadas, M. Ginovart, 2013
A free accessible individual-based simulator enabling virtual experiments on soil organic matter processes in classroom
Journal of Technology and Science Education 3, 73-88
 

P. Gómez-Mourelo, M. Ginovart, 2013
A connection between discrete individual-based and continuous population-based models: A forest modelling case study
Artificial Intelligence Research 2, 28-46
doi:10.5430/air.v2n2p28

N. Caceres, I. Llopis, E. Marzo, C. Prats, C. Vilaplana, D. Garcia de Viedma, S. Samper, D. López, PJ Cardona, 2012
Low Dose Aerosol Fitness at the Innate Phase of Murine Infection Better Predicts Virulence amongst Clinical Strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
PLoS ONE 7(1):e29010
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029010

J. Ferrer, C. Prats, D. López, J. Vidal-Mas, D. Gargallo-Viola, A. Guglietta, A. Giró, 2011
Thermodynamic Concepts in the Study of Microbial Populations: Age Structure in Plasmodium falciparum
PLoS ONE 6(19):e26690
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026690

G. Marando, P. Jiménez, A. Hereter, M. Julià, M. Ginovart, M. Bonmatí, 2011
Effects of thermally dried and composted sewage sludges on the fertility of residual soils from limestone quarries
Applied Soil Ecology 49, 234-241
doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2011.05.001

A. Gras, M. Ginovart, J. Valls, P.C. Baveye, 2011
Individual-based modelling of carbon and nitrogen dynamics in soils: Parameterization and sensitivity analysis of microbial components
Ecological Modelling 222, 1998–2010
doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2011.03.009

M. Ginovart, C. Prats, X. Portell, M. Silbert, 2011
Exploring the lag phase and growth initiation of a yeast culture by means of an Individual-based Model
Food Microbiology 28, 810-817
doi:10.1016/j.fm.2010.05.004

X. Portell, M. Ginovart, R. Carbó, A. Gras,  J. Vives-Rego, 2011
Population analysis of a commercial Saccharomyces cerevisiae wine yeast in batch culture by electric particle analysis, light diffraction and flow cytometry
FEMS Yeast Research 11, 18-28
doi:10.1111/j.1567-1364.2010.00682.x

X. Portell, M. Ginovart, R. Carbó,  J. Vives-Rego, 2011
Differences in stationary-phase cells of a commercial Saccharomyces cerevisiae wine yeast grown in aerobic and microaerophilic batch cultures assessed by electric particle analysis, light diffraction and flow cytometry
Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 38, 141-151
doi:10.1007/s10295-010-0839-x

M. Ginovart, C. Prats, X. Portell, M. Silbert, 2011
Analysis of the effect of inoculum characteristics on the first stages of a growing yeast population in beer fermentations by means of an Individual-based Model
Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 38, 153-165
doi:10.1007/s10295-010-0840-4

A. Gras, M. Ginovart, X. Portell, P.C. Baveye, 2010
Individual-based modelling of carbon and nitrogen dynamics in soils: Parameterization and sensitivity analysis of abiotic components
Soil Science 175, 363-374
doi:10.1097/SS.0b013e3181eda507

C. Prats, J. Ferrer, A. Gras, M. Ginovart, 2010
Individual-based modelling and simulation of microbial processes: yeast fermentation and multi-species composting
Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems 16, 489-510
doi:10.1080/13873954.2010.481809

R. Josa, M. Ginovart, A. Solé, 2010
Effects of two tillage techniques on soil macroporosity in sub-humid environment
International Agrophysics 24, 139-147
www.international-agrophysics.org/artykuly/international_agrophysics/IntAgr_2010_24_2_139.pdf

C. Prats, J. Ferrer, D. López, A. Giró, J. Vives-Rego, 2010
On the evolution of cell size distribution during bacterial growth cycle: Experimental observations and individual-based model simulations
Afr. J. Microbiol. Res. 4, 400-407
http://www.academicjournals.org/ajmr/PDF/Pdf2010/4Mar/Prats%20et%20al.pdf

Book chapters:

 X. Portell, A. Gras, C. Prats, M. Ginovart, 2014
The microbial individual-based model INDISIM-YEAST ready to be used in the free access NetLogo modelling environment
In: Industrial, medical and environmental applications of microorganisms: current status and trends, Ed. A. Méndez-Vilas, Wageningen Academic Publishers, ISBN Print version: 978-90-8686-243-6, ISBN E-book: 978-90-8686-795-0 (in press)
 
P. Araujo, A. Gras, M. Ginovart, 2014
An individual-based model for the study of Paracoccus denitrificans, a denitrifying bacterium
In: Industrial, medical and environmental applications of microorganisms: current status and trends, Ed. A. Méndez-Vilas, Wageningen Academic Publishers, ISBN Print version: 978-90-8686-243-6, ISBN E-book: 978-90-8686-795-0 (in press)
 
P. Jiménez., G. Marando, R. Josa, M. Julià, M. Ginovart, M. Bonmatí, 2012
Biochemical Characterisation of Minimally Disturbed Soils Under Mediterranean Conditions.
In: Soil Enzymology in the Recycling of Organic Wastes and Environmental Restoration, Eds. C. Trasar-Cepeda, T. Hernández, C. García, C. Rad and S. González-Carcedo. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 77-89. ISBN: 978-3-642-21162-1. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-21162-1_6, http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-3-642-21161-4/?k=ginovart
 
G. Marando, P. Jiménez, R. Josa, M. Julià, M. Ginovart, M. Bonmatí, 2012
Effects of Air-Drying and Rewetting on Extractable Organic Carbon, Microbial Biomass, Soil Respiration and β-Glucosidase and β-Galactosidase Activities of Minimally Disturbed Soils Under Mediterranean Conditions
In: Soil Enzymology in the Recycling of Organic Wastes and Environmental Restoration, Eds. C. Trasar-Cepeda, T. Hernández, C. García, C. Rad and S. González-Carcedo. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 103-118. ISBN: 978-3-642-21162-1. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-21162-1_8, http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-3-642-21161-4/?k=ginovart
 
M. Ginovart, C. Prats, 2012
A Bacterial Individual-based Virtual Bioreactor to test Handling Protocols in a NetLogo Platform
In: Proceedings MATHMOD 2012 - 7th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling Full Papers CD Volume, Eds. I. Troch and F. Breitenecker. ARGESIM Report no 35,ARGESIM-ASIM German Simulation Society, Wien, pp. 1495 – 1506. ISBN 978-3-901608-35-3.
 
A. Gras, J. Comas, M. Ginovart, 2012
An individual-based model for dealing with organic amendments and mineral nitrogen soil fertilizations
In: Microbes in Applied Research: Current Advances and Challenges, Ed. A. Mendez-Vilas. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. pp. 13-17. ISBN: 978-981-4405-03-4.
 
M. Ginovart, C. Prats, X. Portell, 2011
Sensitivity analysis and individual-based models in the study of yeast populations
In: Proceedings 25th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation ECMS 2011. Eds. T. Burczynski, J. Kolodziej, A. Byrski, M. Carvalho. Digitaldruck Pirrot GmbH. Dudweiler (Gremany), pp. 41-47. ISBN: 978-0-9564944-2-9, CD ISBN: 978-0-9564944-3-6.
 

A. Gras, J. C. Cañadas, M. Ginovart, 2010
INDISIM-SOM: an individual-based simulator on a website for experimenting and investigating diverse dynamics of Carbon and Nitrogen in mineral soils
In: Microorganisms in industry and environment. From Scientific and Industrial Research to Consumer Products. Ed. A. Mendez-Vilas. World Scientific Publishing Co., pp. 167-171. ISBN: 978-981-4322-10-2.


Other publications:

Font M., Ginovart M., 2016
Modelización de crecimientos microbianos en medios heterogéneos y de movilidad reducida
Modelling in Science Education and Learning 9 (2), 81-120
doi: 10.4995/msel.2016.57890.
 
M. Ginovart , 2015
¿Qué pueden ofrecer los modelos basados en agentes vivos en el contexto docente?
Modelling in Science Education and Learning 8 (2), 5-26
doi: 10.4995/msel.2015.3486
 
M. Ginovart, 2014
Discovering the Power of Individual-Based Modelling in Teaching and Learning: The Study of a Predator–Prey System
Journal of Science Education and Technology 23, 496-513
 
M. Ginovart, X. Portell, P. Ferrer-Closas, M. Blanco, 2012
Modelos basados en el individuo: una metodologia alternativa y atractiva para el estudio de biosistemas
Enseñanza de las ciencias 30, 93-108
http://ddd.uab.cat/pub/edlc/edlc_a2012m6v30n2/edlc_a2012m6v30n2p93.pdf

M. Ginovart, X. Portell, P. Ferrer-Closas, M. Blanco, 2011
Modelos basados en el individuo y la plataforma NetLogo
Union-Revista Iberoamericana de Educación Matematica 27, 131-150
http://www.fisem.org/web/union/images/stories/27/union_027_013.pdf