María José Ferreira Ruiz

María J. Ferreira Ruiz is a graduate student at the University of Buenos Aires and a CONICET fellow. Her research focuses on metaphysical and conceptual issues in molecular biology. Particularly, her work aims to clarify the notions of genetic causation and genetic information and how these are connected, as well to examine the ways in which these notions are invoked in the parity vs. primacy debate. She also investigates issues around the definition of life.