Dr. Jean Guy Joseph LeBlanc, was born and raised in Canada and currently resides in Argentina. He studied at the Université de Moncton (Canada), receiving a Health Sciences Diploma in 1997, a B.Sc. (Biochemistry) in 1999 and a M.Sc. (Biochemistry) in 2003. In 2006 he received his PH.D. in Biochemistry at the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (Argentina). He is currently a Principal Researcher for the Argentinean National Science and Technology Council (CONICET) working at the Centro de Referencia para Lactobacilos (CERELA-CONICET) and is a permanent member of the Doctorate program in Biochemistry from the Universidad Nacional de Tucuman. His principal areas of research include food biotechnology: the selection and use of native and genetically modified microorganisms (lactic acid bacteria) to increase bioactive compounds (vitamins, digestive enzymes, antioxidant and inflammatory molecules, etc.) and their evaluation in different cell culture and animal models. He has edited 8 books, published over 106 original research articles, 32 book chapters and has participated in over 140 works presented in scientific meetings. His current Metrics include the publication of 171 Documents that have been cited 4689 times with an h-index of 36 according to Google Scholar.