Dr. Francisco José Ayala

FRANCISCO-AYALA-DOCTOR-HONORIS-CAUSA-UIMP DSC7247In 2013 UIMP distinguished Professor Francisco Jose Ayala with an Honorary Doctorate in Biological Sciences. Dr Ayala is a biologist from the United States and a professor at the University of California in Irvine. He is an expert on evolutionary biology and is recognised for his studies on the molecular clock as well as his research on Trypanosoma cruzi reproduction and the evolution of Plasmodium. Professor Ayala has paid particular attention to other subjects related to genetics, bioethics, and the relationship between science and religion.