Volha Shapaval

Volha Shapaval


  • Institutt for maskinteknikk og teknologiledelse

Research interests: Green process engineering; Bioprocesses and Biosystems; Process monitoring and optimisation of bio-processes; Vibrational spectroscopy; monitoring of microorganisms in processing environments. Goals of research: (1) Development of sustainable bioprocesses, (2) Development of rapid and high-throughput technology based on vibrational spectroscopy for screening and process monitoring.

  • Liste med publikasjoner fra min forskning. (Cristin)

    A detailed list of my publications can be found on google scholar 


    and research gate 


    Some  selected peer-reviewed papers

    1. V. Shapaval, T. Møretrø, H-P. Suso, J. Schmitt, D. Lilehaug, and A. Kohler. A novel library-independent approach based on FTIR spectroscopy for source tracking of moulds contamination in food. 2017. Lett Appl Microbiol 64 (5), 335-342.
    2. K. Forfang, B. Zimmermann, G. Kosa, A. Kohler, V. Shapaval. Evaluating lipid extraction methods and monitoring their efficiency in oleaginous fungi by FTIR spectroscopy. 2017, PLoS One, 12 (1), DOI: e0170611.
    3. G. Kosa, A. Kohler, V. Tafintseva, B. Zimmerman, K. Forfang, D. Tzimorotas, N.K. Afseth, K.S. Vuoristo, S.J. Horn, J. Mounier, V. Shapaval. Microtiter plate system combined with FTIR spectroscopy for the screening of oleaginous fungi and high-throughput monitoring of lipogenesis. 2017, Microbial Cell Factories, 16 (1):101, DOI: 10.1186/s12934-017-0716-7
    4. V. Tafintseva, E. Vigneau, V. Shapaval, V. Cariou, E.M. Qannari, and A. Kohler.   Hierarchical classification of microorganisms based on high-dimensional phenotypic data. 2017 Journal of Biophotonics. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201700047.
    5. C. Colabella, L. Corte, L. Roscini, V. Shapaval, A. Kohler, V. Tafintseva and G. Cardinali.   Merging FT-IR and NGS for simultaneous phenotypic and genotypic identification of pathogenic Candida species. 2017, PlosOne, 12(2), doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188104.
    6. I. Marova, M. Rapta, M. Vanek, A. Haronikova, M. Szotkowski, V. Shapaval. Use of high-throughput techniques to study simultaneous production of lipid metabolites in carotenogenic yeasts grown on waste animal fat. 2017, Journal of Biotechnology 256:S42.
    7. I. Marova, M. Szotkowski, M. Vanek, M. Rapta, D. Byrrtusova, N. Mikheichyk, A. Haronikova, M. Certik, V. Shapaval. Utilization of animal fat waste as carbon source by carotenogenic yeasts – a screening study.  2017, The EuroBiotech Journal 1(4), 310-318, doi:10.24190/ISSN2564-615X/2017/04.08.
    8. G. Kosa, V. Shapaval, A. Kohler, B. Zimmermann. FTIR spectroscopy as a unified method for simultaneous analysis of intra- and extracellular metabolites in high-throughput screening of microbial bioprocesses.  2017, Microbial Cell Factories, 16:195, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12934-017-0817-3
    9. Jichun Li, Volha Shapaval, Achim Kohler, Robert Talintyre, Juergen Schmitt, Richard Stone, Andrew J. Gallant, Dagou A. Zeze. 2015. A Modular Liquid Sample Handling Robot for High-Throughput Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. In Book Advances in Reconfigurable Mechanics and Robotics II.
    10. Kohler, A., Boecker, U., Shapaval, V., Forsmark, A., Anderssion, M., Warringer, J., Martens, H., Omholt, S.W., Blomberg, A. High-throughput biochemical fingerprinting of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. 2014. PlosOne. 10(2):e0118052 · February 2015.
    11. Shapaval, V., Afseth, N.K., Vogt, G., Kohler, A. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy for the prediction of fatty acid profiles in Mucor fungi in media with different carbone sources. 2014. Microbial Cell Factories. (4) 13:86.
    12. Hovde Liland, K., A. Kohler, V. Shapaval.  Hot PLS—a framework for hierarchically ordered taxonomic classification by partial least squares. 2014. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems. 15: 41-47.
    13. Shapaval V., Schmitt J., Møretrø T., Suso HP, Skaar I., Åsli AW., Lilehaug D., and Kohler A. Characerization of food spoilage fungi by FTIR. 2013. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 114 (3), 788-796.
    14. Shapaval V., Walczak B., Gognies S., Møretrø T., Suso HP, Åsli AW., Belarbi A., and Kohler A., FTIR spectroscopic characterization of differently cultivated food related yeasts. 2012. Analyst 138 (14), 4129-4138.
    15. Shapaval V., Møretrø T., Suso HP, Åsli AW., Schmitt J., Lilehaug D.,  Martens H, Boecker U., and Kohler A. A high-throughput microcultivation protocol for FTIR spectroscopic characterization and identification of fungi. 2010. Journal of Biophotonics 3 (8-9), 512-521.
    16. Maryna N. Mandryk, Emily I. Kolomiets, Volha Shapaval, Estera S. Dey Sludge and lignin as growth media for the production of antimicrobial substances by selected microorganisms. 2009. Archives Of Phytopathology And Plant Protection 42 (8), 783–795.






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