Elizabeth Ball earned her Ph.D. in Biology at The University of York, UK, in 1987. She continued full-time research on the genetics of insect flight muscle at The Johns Hopkins University, USA until 1989, before combining scientific research with education in Athens, Greece. In addition to teaching and examining biology for the International Baccalaureate for the past seventeen years, she has also co-authored several text books and toured Greece giving public lectures on science.
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