Food Research Department. School of Chemistry – Autonomous University of Coahuila

BioEnergy Research Journal.


Dr. Blanca Elizabeth Morales Contreras

Dr. Blanca Elizabeth Morales Contreras


Phone: (+52) 844 416 12 38

Biorefinery lab

Dr. Liz was a Post-doc Researcher (CONACYT) at Biorefinery Group, Autonomous University of Coahuila


Her research project is: Optimization of the Sargassum fucoidan extraction process and its rheological evaluation in mixed systems with other polysaccharides for the development of a functional ingredient



Ph.D.,  Biochemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Durango, Mexico (2019)


Honors and Awards

Member of the Mexican National System of Researchers (SNI), Conacyt (SNI Candidate distinction)


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Research Interests

Research and development of new products, quality, production, analysis and industrial food processing, Valorization of food waste, post-harvest technologies of fruits and vegetables and extraction and chemical, physical and rheological characterization of polysaccharides.