Dr. Victoria Ayala studied Biochemistry at the Universidad Nacional del Sur (UNS), Bahía Blanca, Argentina, and graduated in 2008. She then joined the research group of Dr. Scolaro Luis at the Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina and in the Dr. Graciela Santillán group at UNS. She received her PhD degree in 2014 at the same institution. She is Assistant Professor at the UNS. She founded two laboratories of virology and is chief of one of them. She was twice awarded for her achievements in virology. Together with his work group obtained the patenting of an antiviral product. She has published more than 10 research articles in SCI(E) journals.