Dr. Melanie Huch

Dr. Melanie Huch is Head of Laboratory at the Max Rubner-Institute (German Federal Research Institute of Food and Nutrition) in the Department of Safety and Quality of Fruit and Vegetables since 2014. Her expertise is on Food Microbiology and Hygiene as well as Gut Ecology. She is author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and […]

Gabriel Vinderola

Gabriel Vinderola is presently Principal Researcher of the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) and Associate Professor at the Food Engineering Department of his home Faculty. He participated in 1999 in the development of the first commercial cheese carrying probiotic bacteria in Latin America. His areas of interests are fermented foods, probiotics, postbiotics, the […]

Prof. Omry Koren

Omry Koren is a Professor at the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, Bar-Ilan University. His main field of research is the human microbiome. Prof. Koren received his MSc and his PhD in Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology from Tel-Aviv University in Israel. Omry then moved on to do a postdoc at Cornell University. Currently, his team’s research aims […]

Prof. Fidel Toldrá

Prof. Fidel Toldrá is Editor-in-Chief of Trends in Food Science & Technology, Associate Editor of Meat Science and Editor of book serial Advances in Food and Nutrition Research. He has published >360 manuscripts, h index 73. He is author of 2 books, 158 book chapters, and edited 61 books. He received the 2001 Institute Danone […]

Prof. Belen Franch

Belen Franch received her Cum Laude PhD in Physics in 2013 at the Universitat de València (UV). From 2013 to 2019 she worked as Associate Research Professor at the University of Maryland and as an associate researcher at NASA. Currently she is working at the UV as tenured professor.  Her main research is focused on […]

Dr. Carlotta De Filippo

Carlotta De Filippo, Senior Researcher at the National Research Council (CNR, Italy), explores diet’s health effects and disease prevention. Early in her career, she studied antioxidants’ impact on colonic cancer development, revealing genetic triggers in preneoplastic lesion formation and diet’s role in cancer. Training at Harvard School of Public Health enriched her ability to investigate […]

Prof. Paul Cotter

Prof. Paul Cotter is the Head of Food Biosciences at Teagasc, is a Principal Investigator with the large Irish Research Centres, APC Microbiome Ireland, VistaMilk and Food for Health Ireland, co-ordinator of the EU project, MASTER, and CTO/co-founder of SeqBiome, a microbiome sequencing and bioinformatics service provider. He is a molecular microbiologist, with a particular […]

Dr. Amparo López -Rubio

Amparo López-Rubio is a permanent Researcher of IATA-CSIC from 2014 and Deputy Director of the Institute since 2019. She received her Ph.D. in Food Science at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain) and after several pre- and postdoctoral stays in top research institutions around the world, where she broadened her knowledge about advanced materials characterization […]

Dr. Manuel Salgado Ramos

Manuel Salgado Ramos obtained his PhD in Chemistry in November 2021 by University of Castilla-la Mancha (UCLM, Spain), with the entitled doctoral thesis “Sustainable and emerging approaches for lignocellulosic biomass valorization”. He continued as postdoc at the University of Turin (Italy), thanks to the Assegni per la collaborazione ad attività di ricerca fellowship (January 1st […]

Dr. Basharat Dar

Dr. Basharat Dar obtained his PhD in Food Technology from Punjab Agricultural University, India, and has achieved noteworthy distinctions, including receiving the UGC Research Award and the esteemed CV Raman Fellowship. Presently a faculty member within the Department of Food Technology at IUST, J&K, India, he stands out as an Investigator for several projects including […]