When we find a landmark (in Spanish, “hito”), we do not only see a bunch of stones. We know that it is extremely unlikely to find them in such position, and a meaning immediately emerges. This is a nice metaphor explaining my motivation for Biology, because it contains the most intriguing questions surrounding the origin and evolution of life: Why does life seem to run away from high entropy states? Why does it spontaneously create and store information? How can we model the emergent patterns arising from biological processes? On this website, you can find information about my research and some more… Welcome!