Moisés Wasserman is a chemist from the National University of Colombia, Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Professor and researcher for more than 35 years at the National Institute of Health, of which he was director, and at the National University of Colombia, of which he was rector. Honorary Academician of the Colombian Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of which he was president. Director of more than 100 undergraduate, master's and doctoral theses. He has published more than 120 scientific articles in the international press and several books. He has been a columnist for the newspaper El Tiempo for 10 years.