Marco V. José received his B.S. degree in biology and mathematics at the Faculty of Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) (1975-1978, 3 years). He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical sciences from Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, UNAM, (1981-1984, 3 years). He received Ph.D. courses in mathematical statistics from University of Washington, Seattle, Autumn and Fall 1981 (6 months). He was a Postdoctoral Fellow in mathematical epidemiology and demography from Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, 1985-1987 (2.5 years). His interests include molecular biophysics of ligand binding to receptors; modeling heart rate variability and sudden cardiac death; mathematical epidemiology; evolutionary genomics (viral, prokaryotes, and primate evolution); evolution of the genetic code; Publications. He has 90 publications in scientific journals and is listed in ISI as a first and/or corresponding author. He wrote 22 chapters of books and he has 32 publications in national scientific journals and scientific essays. He has 841 international citations according to ISI up to 2013. His professional experience include working as a Director and Founder of the Center of Research for Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Public Health, (March 1987-October 1994); Head of the Theoretical Biology Group, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, UNAM (July 1995-2011); Full Professor (Titular C) at Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, UNAM, since September 16, 2014; Director of Centro Internacional de Ciencias (CIC) January 2007-February 2011. He received the National Award of Sciences Physics and Mathematics (2005) granted by Academy of Sciences of Cuba (Different algebraic structures of the genetic code). He is a member of 26 scientific societies. In additon, he served as a Founder and Treasurer of Academia de Ciencias de Morelos (1992-1995), a Member of the American Mathematical Society (since January, 1995). He was also appointed a Member of Sigma Xi Society (since September, 2004) and a Member of the American Society of Mathematical Biology (since January, 1995).