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Wine Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology Group

The Wine Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology Group, is jointly led by Professor Vladimir Jiranek and Associate Professor Paul Grbin. Our group undertakes research aimed at understanding wine associated microorganisms at a fundamental level as well as tackling aspects of wine quality, process efficiency and sustainability.

Our internationally recognised group, constitutes some 25 researchers (Postdoctoral fellows, PhD, MSc and Honours students) and is housed in the Wine Innovation Central Building at the Waite Campus. We are a diverse and collaborative group with both past and present members from all over the world.

We are predominately funded by Wine Australia and The Australian Research Council. For more information on our research projects, opportunities for study and collaborations visit our research page.

PhD positions currently available

Please visit the study with us page to view currently available projects in the Wine Microbiology & Microbial Biotechnology group.


Wine Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology

Room 3.28, Level 3, WIC Building
PMB 1, Glen Osmond SA 5064


T: +61 8 8313 0402
F: +61 8 8313 7415