Management bodies

Management Committee

MCis an Internal organ for the coordination and execution of project activities. It is composed of project coordinator, project manager, and leaders of the workpackages:

  • František Sehnal (Coordinator, Leader of WP1)
  • Veronika Zázvorková (Manager)
  • Miroslav Oborník (Leader of WP2)
  • Jaroslav Matoušek (Leader of WP3)
  • Julius Lukeš (Leader of WP4)
  • Vladimír Košťál (Leader of WP5)
  • David Doležel (Leader of WP6)
  • Alena Zíková (Leader of WP7)
  • Michal Žurovec (Leader of WP8)
  • Petr Kopáček (Leader of WP9)
  • Ivo Šauman (Leader of WP10)

Steering Committee

Steering Committee is composed of nine outstanding EU scientists experienced in research work as well as in project handling and in administration of scientific institutions.

  • Prof. Noel J. Buckley (Molecular Neurobiology Group, King's College London)
  • Prof. M. C. Field (Head, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge)
  • Dr. Csaba Koncz (Max-Planck Institut für Züchtungsforschung, Köln, Germany)
  • Dr. Hendrik C. Korswagen (Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands)
  • Prof. Christos Louis (Department of Biology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece)
  • Prof. Paul Michels (de Duve Institute, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
  • Dr. Pavel Tomancak (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden)
  • Prof. Libor Grubhoffer (University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic)
  • Prof. Helena Illnerová (Institute of Physiology ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic)

Advisory Board

Advisory board is made up of the following representatives of four partnering institutions:

  • Prof. Chris Bowler (Director, CNRS Institut de Biologie de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris)
  • Prof. Anthony Hyman (Vice-Director, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden)
  • Prof. Michael Coupland (Director, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne)
  • Prof. Mark Carrington (Head of Biochemistry Department, University of Cambridge)

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