Professor Eduardo Jacob-Lopes is currently an 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. Professor Jacob-Lopes has 500 publications/communications, which include 8 books, 30 book chapters, 85 original research papers, 360 research communications in international and national conferences, and 15 registered patents. His research interest includes food biotechnology with an emphasis on microalgal biotechnology.