Prof. Eduardo Jacob-Lopes is currently associate professor at the Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Santa Maria. He has more than 18 years of teaching and research experience. He is a technical and scientific consultant of several companies, agencies and scientific journals. He has 500 publications/communications which include 8 books, 30 book chapters, 85 original research papers, 360 research communications in international and national conferences and has registered 15 patents. His research interests includes food biotechnology with emphasis on microalgal biotechnology.