Lynn Margulis (1938-2011)

An outstanding American biologist, considered a leading figure in the field of biological evolution.
Lynn Margulis, científica perteneciente al paseo de los científicos del Museu de les Ciències She postulated the endosymbiotic theory of eukaryotic cell development. Margulis was awarded the Darwin-Wallace Medal and the US National Medal of Science in 1999. She held honorary degrees from several Spanish universities, including the University of Valencia.