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Scientific Advisory Board

The missions of the Scientific Advisory Board are to: 

  • advise the Director and Executive Board on the scientific policy of the Institute and public relations;
  • advise the Director and Executive Board on strategic aspects relating to the life cycle of research teams (creation, modification of research orientations, transition, etc.);
  • assess the scientific projects conducted by each research team at the Institute.


Frederick W. Alt


Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Mina J. Bissell


Lawrence Berkeley, National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA

Melanie Blokesch

EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), Lausanne, Switzerland

Patrick Couvreur


Institut Galien Paris Sud (IGPS), Chatenay-Malabry, France

Sabine Ehrt


Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA

Kathryn Lilley


University of Cambridge, Cambridge Centre for Proteomics, UK

Rajan Sankaranarayanan

CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, India.

Eric Solary


Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France

David Russell


Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA