HGNI scientific advisory board

The members of the HGNI advisory board are internationally recognized scientists in the research field of the HGNI.

The scientific advisory board has the following duties:

  • Recommandations on important HGNI personnel decisions.
  • Recommendations and opinions on the design of the qualification concept of the HGNI.
  • Recommendations and opinions on the scientific and/or structural development of the HGNI.
  • Participation in the internal evaluation of the HGNI.

Members of the scientific advisory board are

Prof. Arnold

Prof. Dr. Walter Arnold

Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology
University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria


Prof. Balling

Prof. Dr. Rudi Balling

Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB)
University of Luxembourg, Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg


Prof. Beer

Prof. Dr. Martin Beer

Head of Institute of Diagnostic Virology
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute (FLI)
Greifswald – Insel Riems


Prof. Franklin

Prof. Robin Franklin

MRC Centre for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
& Department of Veterinary Medicine
University of Cambridge, UK


Prof. Vandevelde

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Marc Vandevelde

Diplomate ECVN
University of Berne, Switzerland