About

Laura Nuño de la Rosa is a philosopher of biology working on the history and philosophy of developmental biology and evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo). Graduated in Humanities, in 2010 she obtained a Master’s Degree in Biophysics at the Autonomous University of Madrid. In 2012 she obtained a PhD on the problem of organismal form in contemporary biology, at the Complutense University of Madrid and the Paris 1-Sorbonne University. She further joined the KLI Institute (Kloserneuburg, Austria) as a post-doc fellow. Since November 2015, Laura Nuño de la Rosa holds a Juan de la Cierva fellowship at the IAS-Research group, University of the Basque Country. She also works currently as a scientific editor of a major reference guide on evo-devo in collaboration with Springer. Her current philosophical interests lie on Aristotle’s biological works, the philosophical nature of dispositional concepts (fitness and evolvability) in evolutionary biology, the role of representative modelling strategies in developmental biology and evo-devo, and the theoretical assumptions of synthetic biology.

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