Scientific Advisory Committee

The CIG Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) is a consultative commission of external experts widely recognized for their contribution in the fields of activity of the CIG. Its principal responsibilities are:

  • To advise on scientific objectives and priorities
  • To evaluate the outcomes
  • To propose means of improving outcomes and visibility
  • To propose the acquisition of new technologies or the development of new research and educational activities or services
Name Institute Place
Prof. Mariann BIENZ MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Cambridge, UK
Prof. Andrea BRAND Gurdon Institute of Cancer and Developmental Biology Cambridge, UK
Prof. Vincent COLOT Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS) CNRS Paris, FR
Prof. Bart DEPLANCKE Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Lausanne, CH
Prof. Robert EISENMAN President of the committee Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, USA
Prof. Ben LEHNER Wellcome Sanger institute Hinxton UK
Prof. Irene MIGUEL-ALIAGA The Francis Crick Institute London, UK
Prof. Amalio TELENTI Scripps Research Institutes La Jolla, USA
Prof. Maria-Elena TORRES-PADILLA Helmholtz Pioneer Campus MUNICH, DE