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Escuela de Ciencias Biologicas – Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador – Av. 12 de Octubre 1076 y Roca – Apartado 17-01-2184 – Quito – Ecuador

Fellow
del Pino Veintimilla
Eugenia María
Current position: 
Emeritus Professor
Current nationality: 
Ecuador
Current residence: 
Ecuador
Biodata: 
del Pino is emeritus professor of biological sciences at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE). After obtaining her PhD at Emory University, del Pino returned to Ecuador in 1972 and has since worked at PUCE. Her honours include: an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (1984-85), a diploma from the World Wildlife Fund for the Education for Conservation in the Galapagos Islands (1986); the L'Oreal/UNESCO Award For Women in Science (2000); the Sheth Distinguished International Emory Alumni Award (2003); the TWAS Medal (2005); the Eugenio Espejo Prize in the Sciences, Govt. of Ecuador (2012), and the 2019 Prize of The Latin American Society for Developmental Biology (LASDB). She is hon. foreign member of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, member of the Latin American Academy of Sciences, hon. foreign member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences and founding member of the Ecuador Academy of Sciences.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
15 - Life on land
Keywords: 
Developmental biology, frog early development,oogenesis, gastrulation, marsupial frogs, cell biology, molecular biology
Past nationality: 
Ecuador
Elected
1989
Place of Birth: 
Quito
Country of birth: 
Ecuador

Date of birth

19
April
1945
Section:
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS Medal Lecture, 2005.
Last updated on 03/12/2019