József Garay graduated in Biology at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and obtained his MSc diploma in 1986. He studied mathematics at the postgraduate level with individual curriculum at the same university (1985-1989). His PhD thesis (2003) was entitled Lotka-Volterra Versus Game Theory. From 1986 on he has worked in the Ecological and Theoretical Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences at Eötvös Loránd University. He teaches courses in biometrics, mathematical modeling in biology, and evolutionary biology. Using biomathematical methods in his research, his fields of interest are evolutionary game theory, Lotka-Volterra models, and population genetics.