Scientific Advisory Board

Scientific Advisory Boards are the main instrument used by the Max Planck Society for the regular evaluation of its research facilities. The Scientific Advisory Board is composed of internationally recognized scientists and it functions as an external advisory committee regarding the scientific performance and administrative development of the Institute. The Scientific Advisory Board evaluates the work of the Institute every three years.

Name

Institution

Country

Paola ArlottaHarvard UniversityUSA

John Briggs

European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Germany

Colette Dehay

Stem Cell and Brains Research Institute

France

Richard Durbin

University of Cambridge

UK

Jean Gruenberg (Chair of the SAB)

University of Geneva

Switzerland
Maria LeptinEuropean Molecular Biology OrganizationGermany
Helen McNeillMount Sinai HospitalCanada
Alexander van OudenaardenHubrecht InstituteNetherlands
Rohit PappuWashington University in St. LouisUSA
Stephen QuakeStanford UniversityUSA
Aurélien RouxUniversity of GenevaSwitzerland
Konrad SandhoffUniversität BonnGermany
Jason R. SwedlowUniversity of DundeeUK
Julie A. TheriotStanford University School of MedicineUSA

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees supports the Institute and fosters links between the public and the MPI-CBG. The members of the Board of Trustees are representatives from the local politics, industry, science, and the media, and they are appointed by the President of the Max Planck Society. The Board meets once a year at the Institute and the Managing Director reports about news, outreach activities and latest developments in general.

Name Institution

Dirk Birgel

Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten

Heribert Heckschen

Heckschen & van de Loo Notare

Joachim Hoof

Ostsächsische Sparkasse Dresden

Harald Isemann

Research Institute of Molecular Pathology

Matthias Kleiner

Leibniz Association

Michael Madeja

Else Kröner Fresenius Foundation

Hans-Christian Pape

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Gerhard Rödel (Chair of the Board of Trustees)

Technische Universität Dresden

Helmut Schwarz

Eva-Maria Stange

State Ministry of Science and the Arts

Klaus Vogel

Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden

Wilhelm Zörgiebel

Grundbesitz Hellerau GmbH