Marta Laranjo

University of Évora

Marta Laranjo holds a Ph.D. in Biology, and is a senior researcher at MED - Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development (Food Science and Technology Group) CHANGE-Global Change and Sustainability Institute (Associate Laboratory), IIFA-Institute for Research and Advanced Training, and a professor at the Department of Veterinary Medicine, Sciences and Technology School, both at the University of Évora, Portugal. She is also the President of the UNIMED Subnetwork on Food & Water (UNIMED Office at the University of Évora). An expert on microbiology and molecular biology, her main interests include food microbiology, with a special emphasis on starter cultures and the dynamics of food microbiota. She has published several book chapters and numerous research papers in international peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Laranjo is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the ERASMUS+ FoSaMed-"Enhancing Food Safety in the Mediterranean" project and a COST-PIMENTO (CA20128) MC member and Science Communication Coordinator. She is also a book and journal editor and a frequent reviewer for several journals in the area of microbiology and molecular biology. Dr. Laranjo has supervised several Ph.D., Master's, and undergraduate students.

Marta Laranjo

2books edited

2chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Marta Laranjo

This Edited Volume Lactobacillus - A Multifunctional Genus is a collection of reviewed and relevant research chapters, offering a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of Lactobacillus. The book comprises single chapters authored by various researchers and edited by an expert active in the Lactobacillus research area. All chapters are complete in themselves but united under a common research study topic. This publication aims at providing a thorough overview of the latest research efforts by international authors on Lactobacillus and opening new possible research paths for further novel developments.

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