J. M. Mulet (1973) has a degree in Chemistry and doctorate in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Universidad de Valencia. He is currently Professor of Biotechnology at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, directing a research project at the Institute of Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology. In addition to his academic work, he performs a wide range of activities promoting science education. He is the author of the book Los productos naturales ¡vaya timo! (Natural Products, What a Con!), the blog Tomates con genes and is a compulsive twitterer.