Professor Flor H. Pujol, is a Full Professor of Virology, Head of the Lab. Virología Molecular, IVIC(Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas), Caracas, Venezuela . She is currently the president of the “Asociación de investigadores del IVIC”, the corresponding member of the Venezuelan “Academia de Ciencias Físicas, Matemáticas y Naturales” ACFIMAN and member of the Latin American Academy of Science ACAL, Lorenzo Mendoza Academic Award 2009. She published 118 publications and ten book chapters as well as dozens of presentations in national (92) and international (75) conferences. She presented 174 lectures in Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, France, England, Italy, Morocco, México, Peru, Uruguay, and USA. Her major research achievements included but not limited to the development of monoclonal ELISAs for the detection of hepatitis B surface antigen and anticore antibodies, molecular epidemiology and evolution of hepatitis A, B, C, D, E GBV-C and TTV in Venezuela. She firstly reported HIV-2 circulation in Venezuela and described the analysis of the genetic history of an HIV-1 epidemic in Warao Amerindians in Venezuela. In addition, she is conducting collaboration in the study of genetic diversity and molecular virology of dengue virus and gastroenteritis viruses.