Gema Lorena López-Lizárraga
Gema Lorena López Lizárraga is a biochemical engineer specializing in foods, with Master’s and PhD degrees in Biotechnology. She has 5 years’ experience in the food industry, and in agricultural companies in the areas of food safety, quality assurance, and as a sales representative. She has 7 years’ experience in research with microalgae on carotenoid (asthaxanthin) and PUFA production using fed batch mode and 3 years’ teaching experience. Examples of lectures given are industrial chemical safety, multivariables analysis, reactor and bioreactors engineering, microbiology, mass and energy balances, process engineering, mathematics, and has lectured in a bioseparation process workshop. She has presented three international conferences as a speaker and published in three indexed journals and one book chapter on the production of carotenoids and omega 3 fatty acids for human health.