Dr. Diego Golombek
Professor, National University of Quilmes
Diego Golombek has a PhD in Biology (University of Buenos Aires) and is currently Professor at the National University of Quilmes, where he heads the Chronobiology Lab, and Investigator at the National Research Council (CONICET). He has published over 130 scientific papers, many book chapters, about 20 science books for general audiences, as well as produced, scripted and hosted several TV shows. Diego also coordinated the National Program for Science Popularization and created the Cultural Center for Science. He received the National Science Prize, the Guggenheim fellowship, the Konex Prize, the IgNobel award the “Capital City” award from Mexico. In 2015 he was awarded the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for Science Popularization.