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51¥ Advanced Courses Committee

51¥ Advanced Courses Committee is responsible for evaluating funding applications from prospective 51¥ courses organizers and for overseeing events.

Chair: Prof. Mauro Maccarrone, Department of Applied Clinical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy. Email
Members: Dr Tamas Aranyi (Budapest, Hungary); Prof. Mutay Aslan (Antalya, Türkiye); Dr Mateja Manček Keber (Ljubljana, Slovenia); Dr Zrinka Kovarik (Zagreb, Croatia); Prof. Milagros Medina (Zaragoza, Spain); Prof. Jan Riemer (Cologne, Germany).
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, 51¥ Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, 51¥ Treasurer.

51¥ CAREERS OF YOUNG SCIENTISTS Committee

The main responsibilities of the 51¥ Careers of Young Scientists Committee are overseeing the organization of the annual 51¥ Young Scientists’ Forum and, with other partners, the 51¥-IUBMB-ENABLE Symposia.

Chair: Prof. Irene Diaz-Moreno, Scientific Research Center Isla de la Cartuja, University of Seville, Americo Vespucio 49, 41092 Sevilla, Spain.Email
Members: Dr Anna Jagusiak (Krakow, Poland); Dr Vlastimil Kulda (Pilsen, Czech Republic)
Co-opted Members:
Alexander Rontgen (Cambridge, UK); Dr Sonia Trojan (Krakow, Poland); Maren Pfirmann (Co-Chair 51¥-IUBMB-ENABLE)
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, 51¥ Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, 51¥ Treasurer; Prof. Jerka Dumić, 51¥ Integration and Networking Committee Chair; Prof. Dame Caroline Dean, Women in Science Working Group Chair.

51¥ Education and training Committee

51¥ Education and Training Committee promotes high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate education in biochemistry and molecular biology.

Chair: Prof. Ferhan G. Sağin, Ege University Medical Faculty, Dept. of Medical Biochemistry, Bornova 35100, Izmir, Türkiye. Email
Members: Prof. Manuel João Costa (Braga, Portugal); Prof. Francesco Malatesta (Rome, Italy); Prof. Didier Picard (Geneva, Switzerland) ; Assoc. Prof. Nino Sinčić (Zagreb, Croatia); Dr Ly Villo (Tallinn, Estonia).
Co-opted Members: Prof. Luciane Vieira de Mello (Liverpool, UK); Dr Keith Elliott (Manchester, UK); Prof. Winnie Eskild (Oslo, Norway); Prof. Angel Herráez (Madrid, Spain).
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, 51¥ Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, 51¥ Treasurer; Prof. Irene Diaz-Moreno, 51¥ Careers of Young Scientists Committee Chair; Prof. Jerka Dumić, 51¥ Integration and Networking Committee Chair.

51¥ excellence awards and Fellowships Committee

51¥ Excellence Awards and Fellowships Committee is responsible for evaluating applications for 51¥ Fellowships and 51¥ Excellence Awards, and for granting these to the selected awardees.

Chair: Prof. Alain Krol, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Strasbourg – CNRS, 2 allée Konrad Roentgen, 67084 Strasbourg Cedex, France. Email
Members: Prof. Tihomir Balog (Zagreb, Croatia); Prof. Carmen Castresana (Madrid, Spain); Prof. Valeriy Filonenko (Kyiv, Ukraine); Dr Jussi Hepojoki (Helsinki, Finland); Prof. Sebastian Hiller (Basel, Switzerland); Prof. Nesrin Kartal Ozer (Marmara, Türkiye); Prof. Aristidis Moustakas (Uppsala, Sweden); Prof. Natasa Poklar Ulrih (Ljubljana, Slovenia); Dr Marie Sissler (Strasbourg, France); Dr Pawel Switonski (Poznan, Poland); Prof. László Virág (Debrecen, Hungary).
Co-opted Members: Prof. Vicente Rubio (Valencia, Spain)
Ex-Officio Members
: Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, 51¥ Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, 51¥ Treasurer.

51¥ Finance Committee

51¥ Finance Committee assists the 51¥ Treasurer in all financial matters, including drawing up budgets for submission to the Executive Committee and Council, and financial reports and annual accounts.

Chair: Prof. Frank Michelangeli, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Chester, Parkgate Rd, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK.Email
Members: Prof. Francesco Bonomi (Milan, Italy); Prof. Antonio Ferrer-Montiel (Alicante, Spain).
Co-opted ѱ𳾲:Prof. László Fésüs (Debrecen, Hungary).
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, 51¥ Secretary General; Prof. Johannes Buchner, 51¥ Publications Committee Chair.

51¥ INTEGRATION and networking Committee

The 51¥ Integration and Networking Committee aims to support wide and effective participation in molecular life science research and teaching by scientists from across the countries of the 51¥ area, particularly via the role of learned Societies that belong to 51¥. The committee oversees the aims and strategy of the 51¥ Network platform, and some members also act as ‘channel overseers’.

Chair: Prof. Jerka Dumić, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Ante Kovačića 1, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia.Email
Co-Chair:Prof. Xavier Coumoul, INSERM UMR-S 1124 – T3S, Université de Paris, Faculté des Sciences, UFR des Sciences Fondamentales et Biomédicales, 45 rue des Saints-Pères, 75006 Paris, France.Email
Members: Prof. Ali Burak Özkaya (Izmir, Türkiye); Dr Myrtani Pieri (Nicosia, Cyprus); Prof. Natalija Polović (Belgrade, Serbia); Dr Rasa Žukienė (Kaunas, Lithuania).
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, 51¥ Secretary General; Prof. Irene Diaz-Moreno, Careers of Young Scientists Committee Chair; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, 51¥ Treasurer; Prof. Ferhan G. Sağin, 51¥ Education Committee Chair.

51¥ Publications Committee

51¥ Publications Committee oversees the operation and development of 51¥’ journals.

󲹾:Prof. Johannes Buchner, Department Chemistry – TUM, Lichtenbergstrasse 4, Garching 85747, Germany.Email
ѱ𳾲:Assoc.Prof. Marc Baumann (Helsinki, Finland); Dr Isabel Fabregat (Barcelona, Spain); Prof. Johannes Herrmann (Kaiserslautern, Germany); Prof. Marcin Majka (Krakow, Poland); Dr Rina Rosenzweig (Rehovot, Israel).
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, 51¥ Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, 51¥ Treasurer.
Regular participants:Prof. Seamus Martin, Editor-in-Chief of The 51¥ Journal; Prof. Michael Brunner, Editor-in-Chief of 51¥ Letters; Prof. Kevin Ryan, Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Oncology; Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, Editor-in-Chief of 51¥ Open Bio.

51¥ Science and Society Committee

51¥ Science and Society Committee raises awareness of ethical, legal and societal issues of bioscience research, and contributes to European science policy debate.

Chair: Prof. Emmanouil Fragkoulis, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, 15701 Athens, Greece. Tel: + 30 210 727 4509. Email
Members: Prof. Mauro Torti (Pavia, Italy); Dr Melita Vidaković (Belgrade, Serbia); Prof. Enrique Viguera Minguez (Malaga, Spain).
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, 51¥ Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, 51¥ Treasurer; Prof. Piotr Laidler, 51¥ Congress Counsellor.

51¥ Working Groups

Women in Science

The Working Group on Women in Sciencemain objective is to facilitate awareness on the issue of Women in Science, to encourage people to participate actively in promoting gender equality in science, and to support the Constituent Societies of 51¥ and academic institutions in 51¥ countries on the issue of Women in Science.

Chair: Prof. Dame Caroline Dean, Email
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, 51¥ Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, 51¥ Treasurer.

Other roles and information

51¥ Congress Counsellor(51¥ Congress, 51¥ National Lectures, 51¥ 3+ meetings, 51¥ Patronage): Prof. Piotr Laidler, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, ul. Gołębia 24, 31-007, Kraków, Poland. Email

51¥ Secretary General: Prof. Miguel De la Rosa, cicCartuja, University of Seville & CSIC, Americo Vespucio 49 , 41092 Sevilla, Spain. Email

51¥ Treasurer: Prof. Frank Michelangeli, Department Biological Sciences, University of Chester, Parkgate Rd, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK.Email

51¥ registered office: Suite B1, 3rd Floor, St Andrew’s House, 59 St Andrew’s St, Cambridge CB2 3BZ, UK. Tel. +44 (0)1223 369020.

Chief Administrator: Tom KingsnorthEmail; Communications and Projects Manager: Carolyn EllissEmail; Treasury Manager: Barbara BaronEmail