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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall policy concerning the conduct, management and operation of the Program. The Board members are responsible to their governments and/or government funding agencies. The Board appoints the members of the Council of Scientists. One or two Board members are appointed by each of the member states and two by the European Union.

 

Australia

Prof. Steve WESSELINGH 
National Health and Medical Research Council 
Canberra
 

 

Canada

Dr Alejandro ADEM
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Ottawa
Mr. Adrian MOTA
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Ottawa

 

European Commission

Ms. Signe RATSO
DG Research and Innovation
Brussels, Belgium
Dr. Henriette VAN EIJL
DG Research and Innovation
Brussels, Belgium

 

France

Dr. Jacques DEMOTES-MAINARD 
Ministry of Higher Education and Research
Paris
 

 

Germany

Dr. Ingrid OHLERT
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Bonn
Dr. Christian BOEHM (Vice President)
Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Berlin

 

India

Prof. Rajesh GOKHALE
Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology
New Delhi
Prof. Pushkar SHARMA
National Institute of Immunology
New Delhi

 

Israel

Dr. Iris EISENBERG
Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology
Jerusalem
Dr. Barak GATENYO 
Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology
Jerusalem

 

Italy

Prof. Glauco TOCCHINI-VALENTINI
Institute of Cell Biology
University of Rome
Rome
Dr. Marcella DEVOTO
Istituto di Ricerca Genetica e Biomedica-Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Monserrato

 

Japan

Prof. Yoshihiro YONEDA (President and Chair of the Board of Trustees)
Osaka University
Osaka
Prof. Yoshinao MISHIMA
Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
Tokyo

 

Republic of Korea

Mr. Sunghoon HWANG
Ministry of Science and ICT
Sejong
Dr. Hyong-Ha KIM
Korea Research Institute of Standards & Science
Daejeon

 

New Zealand

Prof. Troels PETERSEN
Royal Society Te Apārangi
Wellington
 

 

Norway

Ms. Benedicte LØSETH
The Research Council of Norway
Oslo
Dr. Kristin DANIELSEN
The Research Council of Norway
Oslo

 

Singapore

Mr Kian Teik BEH 
National Research Foundation
Singapore
Prof. Teck Seng LOW
National University of Singapore
Singapore

 

South Africa

 
Dr. Gugu MOCHE
National Research Foundation
Pretoria
Prof Liesl ZŰHLKE
South African Medical Research Council
Tygerberg

 

Switzerland

Dr. Thomas WERDER SCHLAEPFER
Swiss National Science Foundation
Bern
Dr. Sara GLASER
Swiss National Science Foundation
Bern

 

United Kingdom

Dr. Mark PALMER (Treasurer)
UKRI-Medical Research Council
London
Prof. Amanda COLLIS
UKRI-Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Swindon

 

United States of America

Dr. Tara SCHWETZ (Vice President)
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda
Dr. Kendra SHARP / Dr. Susan MARQUSEE
National Science Foundation
Alexandria