Dr. Alfonso Clemente is a staff scientist at the Spanish National Research Council, working at the Estación Experimental del Zaidín (Granada, Spain). He has been working in legume seeds for the last 20 years, being involved in several national and international related projects. Alfonso Clemente joined different labs (Institute of Food Research, 1999–2000; John Innes Centre, 2000–2002; Sainsbury Laboratory, 2003–2004) in the UK to broaden his laboratory skills and scientific knowledge. Currently, he is the President of the Spanish Legume Association (Asociación Española de Leguminosas, www.leguminosas.es) having strong interaction with a relevant network of scientists and agricultural associations and agri-food companies in the field. He is author of more than 120 scientific manuscripts and an editorial board member of the World Journal of Gastroenterology and Frontiers in Bioscience, among others.