The Strategy group gathers the BoD, the EU-LIFE Coordinator, the main representatives (i.e. a focal point of each member and associate partner for the alliance) and the working groups chairs (see below).

This group focuses on general questions concerning EU-LIFE organisation and strategic actions, such as strategic and action plan, policy, new partners, staff or internal meetings.

Chair

René Medema
Director of Research, Netherlands Cancer Institute

Directors

Monica Bettencourt-Dias, IGC, Co-chair
Wolf Reik, Babraham Institute
Anders Lund, BRIC
Markus Dettenhofer, CEITEC
Giulio Superti-Fuga, CeMM
Luis Serrano, CRG
Alain Puisieux, Institut Curie
Mark Daly, FiMM
Dirk Schübeler, FMI
Pier Giuseppe Pelicci, IEO
Marta Miączyńska, IIMCB
Thomas Sommer, MDC
Jo Bury, VIB
Iannis Talianidis, IMBB FORTH, Associate partner

Honorary directors

Geneviève Almouzni, Honorary Scientific director, Institut Curie
Susan Gasser, Emeritus director, FMI

Coordinator

Marta Agostinho, EU-LIFE Coordinator

Strategy Group

Main representatives

Cheryl Smythe, Babraham Institute
Katrine Sonne, BRIC
Zdeñka Lipovská, CEITEC
Anita Ender, CeMM
Michela Bertero, CRG
Dörthe Nickel, Institut Curie
Emmy Vershuren, FiMM
Nicolas Favre, FMI
Roberta Carbone, IEO
Bruno Amati, IEO
Beatriz García Fernández, IGC
Urszula Białek-Wyrzykowska, IIMCB
Núria Cerdà-Esteban, MDC
Henri van Luenen, NKI
Geert van Minnebruggen, VIB
Sofia Foukaraki, IMBB FORTH, Associate partner

Working groups Chairs & Co-chairs

Core Facilities: Ondřej Hradil, CEITEC
Gender Equality: Susanna Chiocca, IEO and Gabriel O'Riordain, CeMM
Grants & Funding: Cristina Bartocci, Institut Curie and Séverine Le Bras, BRIC
IT: Yann Dublanche, CRG and Arnaud Ceol, IEO
Recruitment & Training: Joke Baute, VIB
Science Communication: Ana Morais, IGC and Somsuvro Basu, CEITEC
Technology Transfer: Anabel Sanz, CRG and Tim Van Acker, VIB