I3A-LAQV (Food & Water Science – Green Chemistry Laboratory) I3A-LAQV (Food & Water Science – Green Chemistry Laboratory)

Olga Viegas is a researcher at LAQV/REQUIMTE and Invited Assistant Professor at the University of Porto - Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences.

Owns a degree in Nutritional Sciences and a PhD in Food Consumption and Nutrition Sciences.

Over the last years her research activity has been developed on food quality and safety.

Her main research focuses are:

Development and validation of analytical methods for determination of nutrients and contaminants in food;

Evaluation of genotoxicity of food contaminants and search for compounds that inhibit the formation and genotoxicity of food born carcinogens;

Determination of bioactivity and antioxidant function of plant foods and valorization of by-products and low value products.

Orcid: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0189-1357

Email: olgaviegas@fcna.up.pt