Institute for Wine Biotechnology
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The research programme follows a globally unique, integrated and multidisciplinary approach, combining cutting edge high throughput and systems-based approaches derived from the core sciences of biology and chemistry with the traditional wine sciences of viticulture and oenology.  Themes include grapevine ecophysiology and molecular biology; microbial diversity, physiology and molecular biology; analytical chemistry; and computational biology.​​