Rodrigo Valenzuela Baez
Rodrigo Valenzuela Baez completed his Pre-graduate studies (Nutritionist) at University of Chile (2003), Magister in Nutrition and Food Technology at University of Chile (2007), and Doctoral degree in Nutrition and Foods at University of Chile (2012). Currently, he is a Research Scientist in Food Sciences and Assistant Professor, Fats and Oils Section, Food and Nutrition Research Laboratory, School of Nutrition and Dietetics, at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile. Dr. Valenzuela\'s teaching areas are Food Science and Nutrition, Fats and Oils in Human Nutrition. His current research areas are Lipid in Health and Disease, Metabolism and cytoprotection by long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids from marine origin, bioconversion of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids from vegetable and marine oils, physiological effects of n-3 fatty acid as a functional food. Dr. Valenzuela has more than 60 research publications in the lipid and metabolism area.