Dr. Elena Franco Robles graduated from Faculty of Chemistry, Universidad de Guanajuato, México, in 2006. She obtained her M.S. degree in Medical Science from the same University in 2010. She obtained her Ph.D from the same University. She obtained a Posdoctoral Position in Biotechnology at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (in 2014-2016). Currently, Elena is an Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary, Division of Life Sciences, Irapuato-Salamanca Campus, University of Guanajuato, Mexico, and is member of the National System of Investigators (SNI I). Dr Franco Robles has done research mainly in immunology of the intestine and oxidative stress in murine models with various pathologies. Her research focused on the role of nutraceutical and functional ingredients as immunomodulators for the prevention and / or treatment of diseases in animals. In addition, she has studied toll-like receptors and gut microbiota as new therapeutic targets in zoonotic infections.