Janeth I. Galarza

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Janeth Galarza Tipán is expertise in Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, Master, and Ph.D. in Biotechnology. She is a Professor-Researcher at the Center for Biological Research (CIBPA) -Península de Santa Elena State University, UPSE-Ecuador.
Research experience: Application of Genetic Engineering in the production of secondary metabolites, mainly astaxanthin, as well as, identification of genes involved in carotenoid biosynthesis and spectrophotometric analysis of carotenoid production from microalgae; Biotechnology and Molecular Taxonomy of microalgae. Macroalgae Systematics.
Currently, she directs projects related to the molecular characterization and bioprospecting of isolated microalgae from the Santa Elena Peninsula, with the purpose of determining its biotechnological potential that leads to improving human, animal, and environmental health. For dignified food security for Ecuadorians.