FEBS Advanced Courses Committee

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

Chair: Prof. Beáta G. Vértessy, Department of Applied Biotechnology, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Szt Gellért tér 4, 1111 Budapest, Hungary. Email
Members: Prof. Mutay Aslan, Antalya, Turkey; Dr Mateja Manček Keber, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Prof. Mauro Maccarrone, L’Aquila, Italy; Dr Kristiina Mäkinen, Helsinki, Finland; Prof. Milagros Medina, Zaragoza, Spain; Prof. Jan Riemer, Cologne, Germany.
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel de la Rosa, FEBS Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, FEBS Treasurer.

FEBS Education Committee

FEBS Education 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, Turkey. Email
Members: Prof. Manuel João Costa, Braga, Portugal; Prof. Francesco Malatesta, Rome, Italy; Dr Erkki Raulo, Helsinki, Finland; 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, FEBS Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, FEBS Treasurer; Prof. Beáta G. Vértessy, FEBS Advanced Courses Committee Chair; Prof. Jerka Dumić, Chair of Working Group on Integration.

FEBS Fellowships Committee

FEBS Fellowships Committee is responsible for evaluating applications for FEBS Fellowships and FEBS 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. Valeriy Filonenko, Kyiv, Ukraine; Assoc. Prof. Marie-Theres Hauser, Vienna, Austria; Dr Jussi Hepojoki, Helsinki, Finland; Prof. Sebastian Hiller, Basel, Switzerland; Prof. Jolanta Jura, Kraków, Poland; Adj. Prof. Maciej Lalowski, Helsinki, Finland; Prof. Aristidis Moustakas, Uppsala, Sweden; Assoc. Prof. Marek Mraz, Brno, Czech Republic; Prof. Natasa Poklar Ulrih, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Prof. Nesrin Kartal Ozer, Marmara, Turkey; Prof. Vicente Rubio, Valencia, Spain.
Co-opted Members: Prof. Ayfer Yalcin, Izmir, Turkey.
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel de la Rosa, FEBS Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, FEBS Treasurer.

FEBS Finance Committee

FEBS Finance Committee assists the FEBS 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. Joel Sussman, Rehovot, Israel.
Co-opted Members: Prof. László Fésüs (Debrecen, Hungary).
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel de la Rosa, FEBS Secretary General; Prof. Johannes Buchner, FEBS Publications Committee Chair.

FEBS Publications Committee

FEBS Publications Committee oversees the operation and development of FEBS’ journals.

Chair: Prof. Johannes Buchner, Department Chemistry – TUM, Lichtenbergstrasse 4, Garching 85747, Germany. Email
Members: 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, FEBS Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, FEBS Treasurer.
Regular participants: Prof. Seamus Martin, Editor-in-Chief of The FEBS Journal; Prof. Michael Brunner, Editor-in-Chief of FEBS Letters; Prof. Felix Wieland, associate Editor-in-Chief of FEBS Letters; Prof. Kevin Ryan, Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Oncology; Prof. Miguel de la Rosa, Editor-in-Chief of FEBS Open Bio.

FEBS Science and Society Committee

FEBS 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.
Co-opted Members: 
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel de la Rosa, FEBS Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, FEBS Treasurer; Prof. Piotr Laidler, FEBS Congress Counsellor.

FEBS Working Groups

Careers of Young Scientists

The main responsibilities of the Working Group on the Careers of Young Scientists are overseeing the organization of the annual FEBS Young Scientists’ Forum and, with other partners, the FEBS-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:
Prof. Jerka Dumić, Zagreb, Croatia; Dr Marta Reyes Corral, Seville, Spain
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel de la Rosa, FEBS Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, FEBS Treasurer.

FEBS Network

The Working Group on the FEBS Network oversees the aims and strategy of the FEBS Network platform, and some members also act as ‘channel overseers’.

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, Turkey.
Co-opted Members: Prof. Andrea Bellelli, Rome, Italy; Prof. Irene Diaz Moreno, Working Group on the Careers of Young Scientists Chair; Prof. Beáta G. Vértessy, FEBS Advanced Courses Committee Chair.
Delegated Members: Prof. László Nyitray, ex-Fellowships Committee; Prof. Enrique Viguera Minguez, Science and Society Committee; Prof. Boris Turk, ex-Publications Committee.

Integration

Chair: Prof. Jerka Dumić, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Ante Kovačića 1, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia. Email
Members: Prof. Natalija Polović, Belgrade, Serbia; Dr Rasa Žukienė, Kaunas, Lithuania.
Ex-Officio Members: Prof. Miguel de la Rosa, FEBS Secretary General; Prof. Frank Michelangeli, FEBS Treasurer; Prof. Ferhan G. Sağin, FEBS Education Committee Chair; Prof. Beáta G. Vértessy, FEBS Advanced Courses Committee Chair.

Women in Science

The Working Group on Women in Science main 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 FEBS and academic institutions in FEBS countries on the issue of Women in Science.

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

Other roles and information

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

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

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

FEBS 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 Kingsnorth Email; Communications and Projects Manager: Carolyn Elliss Email; Treasury Manager: Barbara Baron Email