Germán Sierra Paredes

(La Coruña, Spain, 1960)

Germán Sierra Prades took a degree then a doctorate in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Santiago de Compostela, where he has been Associate Professor of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology since 1989. He has published numerous scientific articles in magazines and international monographs in his area of specialisation (neurosciences) and has received several prizes for research.

He has published three novels: El espacio aparentemente perdido (1996), La felicidad no da el dinero (1999) and Efectos secundarios (2000), for which he was awarded the Jaén Novel Prize. He is the author of several short stories, such as Amnesia (1997), and a large number of scientific and literary translations and essays. His essay La intencionalidad evolutiva was a finalist in the Weimar International Essay Prize Contest 1999.

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