Meet Alonso Ricardo, PhD

Alonso Ricardo, PhD gave a splendid presentation Understanding How Life Began for Science for the Public in May, 2012. At that time he was a Research Fellow in the Szostak Lab at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Harvard University. Dr. Ricardo's research has focused on life origins and the biochemical mechanisms in the cell.

Dr. Ricardo received his PhD at the University of Florida, where his mentor was the distinguished biochemist, Steven Benner, an international leader in the fields of life origins and synthetic life.