Dr. Paz Otero received her Bachelor´s Degree in Food Science at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), Spain in 2006. After that, she carried out her PhD at the Pharmacology Department of the Veterinary Faculty at the same University, awarded with the distinction Cum Laude and the Special PhD Award. Dr. Paz Otero has held postdoctoral research positions in Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland (2014-2017) and The Institute of Food Science Research, CIAL (2017-2018) at the Autonomous University of Madrid. She has published extensively in the field of food chemistry, toxicology, analytical chemistry, pharmacology, nutrition and phycotoxin biology with more than 30 authored research articles, 20 contributions to international congress and 3 chapters books to date. The scientific experience is completed by teaching in Autonomous University of Madrid (Food Science degree) and University of Santiago de Compostela (Farmacy degree). Dr. Paz Otero also serves as invited reviewer for several research journals, editorial board member for online free-access journals and guest editor for special issues (MDPI journals).