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Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Supervisory Board and the Board of Directors in scientific and programmatic, as well as significant structural matters. The Scientific Advisory Board is responsible for the ongoing evaluation of the results of the research work of the MDC through scientific assessment and is independent in its advisory activity.

The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are up to twelve recognized scientists from Germany or abroad who are close to the main research areas of the MDC.


Prof. Dr. Patrick Cramer
Max-Planck-Institut für Biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen 


Prof. Dr. Eckart D. Gundelfinger
Leibniz-Institut für Neurobiologie, Magdeburg 


Prof. Dr. Jo Bury
VIB, Gent, Belgien

Prof. Dr. Aaron Ciechanover
Technion Israel Institute of Technology

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Dimmeler
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

Dr. Jan Ellenberg
EMBL Heidelberg

Prof. Dr. Nine Knoers
University Medical Centre Utrecht

Prof. Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Ashburn

Prof. Dr. Dietmar Vestweber
Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Biomedizin, Münster