Dr Frank Ryan
A consultant physician and innovative evolutionary biologist, Dr Frank Ryan MD has introduced the concepts of aggressive symbiosis and genomic creativity to the story of human evolution. He pioneered the concept of viruses as symbionts, thus bringing together the disciplines of evolutionary virology and symbiology.
He is Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at Sheffield University, where he aims to introduce modern evolutionary concepts of human evolution to medicine.
He is a Fellow of the Linnaean Society in London, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Physicians and a Member of the New York Academy of Sciences.