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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

J. Ferrer, C. Prats, D. López, 2008
Individual-based Modelling: an essential tool for microbiology.
J. Biol. Phys. 34, 19-37

C. Prats, A. Giro, J. Ferrer, et al. 2008
Analysis and IbM simulation of the stages in bacterial lag phase: Basis for an updated definition.
J. Theor. Biol. 252, 56-68

C. Prats, D. López, A. Giró, J. Ferrer, J. Valls, 2006
Individual-based Modelling of bacterial cultures to study the microscopic causes of the lag phase.
J. Theor. Biol. In press

M. Ginovart, D. López, J. Valls, M. Silbert, 2002
Simulation modelling of bacterial growth in yoghurt.
Int. J. Food Microbiol. 73, 415-425

M. Ginovart, D. López, J. Valls, M. Silbert, 2002
Individual based simulations of bacterial growth on agar plates.
Physica A. 305, 604-618

M. Ginovart, D. López, J. Valls, 2002
INDISIM, and individual based discrete simulation model to study bacterial cultures.
J. Theor. Biol.  214, 305-319

R.V. Solé, J. Valls, 1992
Nonlinear Phenomena And Chaos In A Monte Carlo Simulated Microbial Ecosystem.
Bull. Math. Biol. 54, 939-955

J. Bermúdez, D. López, J. Valls, J. Wagensberg, 1989
On the analysis of microbiological processes by Monte Carlo simulation techniques.
Comput. Appl. Biosci. 5, 305-312

J. Bermúdez, D. López, A. Sanahuja, M. Viñas, J.G. Lorén, 1988
Discriminant Analysis of Microcalorimetric data of Bacterial Growth.
Can. J. Microbiol. 34, 1058-1062

D. López, M. Viñas, J.G. Loren, J. Bermúdez, 1987
Analysis of microcalorimetric curves for bacterial identification.
Can. J. Microbiol. 33, 6-11

Book chapters:

C. Prats, A. Standaert, K. Bernaerts, J. Ferrer, D. López, J. Van Impe, 2009
Optimization methods for individual-based model parameter estimation in predictive microbiology.
In: Inge Troch, Felix Breitenecker, Proceedings MATHMOD VIENNA 09, Ed. ARGESIM. Full Papers CD Volume, 2635-2638. ISBN 978-3-901608-35-3

C. Prats, J. Ferrer, D. López, J. Vives-Rego, 2008
Individual Based Modelling and Flow Cytometry: Two Suitable Tools for PredictiveMicrobiology.
In: FoodSim’2008. Ed. E. Cummins and D. Thiel, Eurosis, Ghent, Belgium. 91-95 ISBN: 978-90-77381-41-0

C. Prats, J. Ferrer, B. Flix, A. Giró, D. López, J. Vives-Rego, 2007
Evolution of biomass distribution during bacterial lag phase through flow cytometry, particle analysis and Individual-based Modelling.
In: 5th International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Foods. Proceedings, Agricultural University of Athens, Grècia. 301-304. Ed. G.Nychas et al., ISBN: 978-960-89313-7-4

Conferences' proceedings:

R. Dalmau, X. Portell, C. Prats, M. Ginovart, A. Giró, 2009
Individual-based Modelling and simulation: towards a better understanding of growth dynamics from small inocula.
In: SAFE Consortium International Congress on Food Safety - Abstract Book. Ed. The Flynn, Garriga, Hofstra, Monfort, 153-154

C. Prats, J. Ferrer, D. López, 2008
INDISIM, an Individual-based Model to simulate microbial cultures.
In: SwarmFest 2008, Abstracts

J. Ferrer, C. Prats, D. López, 2007
Individual-based Modelling: an essential tool for Microbiology.
In: 6th International Conference on Biological Physics, Abstracts. p.91, Uruguai, Montevideo. ISBN: 978-9974-8002-2-9

C. Prats et al. 2006
A physical interpretation of the microbial growth rate temperature dependence.
In: XX International Conference of Physical Biology: From Molecular Interactions to Cellular Behavior. Book of abstracts, p. 161-163

C. Prats et al. 2006
A Mathematical Analysis of the Stages in Bacterial Lag Phase.
In: Food Micro 2006. Food safety and food biotechnology: diversity and global impact. Book of abstracts, p.550

C. Prats, A. Giró, D. López, J. Valls, 2004
Individual Based Modelling of Bacterial Cultures. A Lag Phase Study.
In: Abstracts. 5th International Conference on Biological Physics 2004, Goteborg, Suècia, pàg. 82

A. Giró, J. Valls, D. López, M. Ginovart, 2003
Computer Simulations of the Lag Phase.
In: Conference Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Foods, Ed. Van Impe J., Geeraerd I., Leguérinel I., Mafart P. p. 221-223 ISBN 90-5682-400-7

M. Ginovart, D. López, J. Valls, 2000
Simulation modelling of bacterial growth in yoghurt
In: Conference Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Foods, pag 226-228. Leuven (Belgica). ISBN 90-804818-3 -1

M. Ginovart, D. López, J. Valls, 1998
Discrete simulation of biological systems based on individual and environmental models.
In: Europhysics conference abstracts 1998: Modelling collective phenomena in complex systems, pag 215

M. Ginovart, D. López, A. Sanahuja, A. Serrano, J. Wagensberg, 1991
Simulation and microcalorimetry of metabolic oscillations of Escherichia coli.
In: Modelling and Simulation. Proceedings of the 1991 European Simulation Multiconference. U.S.A.: SCS Publication, Ed. Mosekilde E.p. 771-772. ISBN 0-911801-92-8.

PhD Thesis:

C. Prats, 2008
Individual-based Modelling of bacterial cultures in the study of the lag phase
Tesi Doctoral. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

M. Ginovart, 1997
Desenvolupament d'una metodologia fonamentada en la simulació discreta per a l'estudi de sistemes biològics d'interès tecnològic i científic.
Tesi Doctoral. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

D. López, 1992
Simulació de cultius bacterians. Estudi cinètic i termodinàmic.
Tesi doctoral. Universitat de Barcelona

Other publications:

D. López, M. Ginovart, J. Valls, R.V. Solé, 1992
Simulació discreta de sistemes biològics: una potent eina en la recerca en ciència i tecnología.
Arxius de l'Escola Superior d'Agricultura de Barcelona, Num. 13-14, 3-17

D. López, M. Ginovart, J. Valls, 2002
Modelització i simulació discreta: un pont entre teories matemàtiques i tecnología.
Arxius de l'Escola Superior d'Agricultura de Barcelona . En premsa

M. Ginovart, M. Silbert, J. Valls, D. López, A. Giró, 2006
Modelando el Crecimiento Bacteriano.
Publicado a partir del 9 de Marzo de 2006 en la sección Expertos Invitados de Salud y Ciencia de la Sociedad Iberoamericana de Información Científica <http://www.siicsalud.com/main/expinv.htm> de la Sociedad Iberoamericana de Información Científica (SIIC) en Internet.
http://www.siicsalud.com/dato/dat047/06214010.htm