Full Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Valencia (Spain), member of the Biological Sciences Section of the Institute for Catalan Studies, and founding partner of Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence SL (Science Park of the University of Valencia). He explains metabolism to biotechnology students and, as a member of the Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology lab, his research interests include bioprospecting, metabolic modelling, and the history of ideas about the natural origin and artificial synthesis of life.
Jaume Bertranpetit Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) in Barcelona (Spain).
Full Professor of Anthropology at the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences of the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) in Barcelona (Spain) and member of the Biological Sciences Section of the Institute for Catalan Studies. He specialises in human population genetics and has studied the variation in the human genome and how this information can allow us to reconstruct the origin and history of populations. He also works on molecular evolution and comparative genomics