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HI-TRON Mainz has three standing committees: a Board of Trustees, a Steering Committee (SC) and a Scientific Management Board (SMB). Besides, HI-TRON Mainz has a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees oversees the strategic development of HI-TRON Mainz.

Chair: Dr. Barbara Ohnesorge (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
Miriam Hirsch (Ministry of Science and Health Rhineland-Palatinate)

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee sets the strategic direction of HI-TRON Mainz and reports twice a year to the Board of Trustees on administrative and scientific developments at the Institute.

Chair: Prof. Dr. Michael Baumann (DKFZ)
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Förstermann (University Medical Center Mainz)
Prof. Dr. Dirk Jäger (DKFZ)
Prof. Dr. Georg Krausch (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
Dr. Andrée Rothermel (TRON gGmbH)
Ursula Weyrich (DKFZ)

Scientific Management Board

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Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Schild


University Medical Center Mainz

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Prof. Dr. Uğur Şahin


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Prof. Dr. Özlem Türeci


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PD Dr. Niels Halama


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Prof. Dr. Michael Platten


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Dr. Julia Neuhaus

Administrative Head HI-TRON Mainz

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Prof. Dr. Stefan Tenzer


Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Scientific Management Board up to twice a year.

Prof. Dr. Ivan Dikić (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Prof. Dr, Olivera Finn (University of Pittsburgh)

Prof. Dr. Claudia Lengerke (University Medical Center Tübingen) 

Prof. Dr. Johanna Olweus (Oslo University Hospital)

Prof. Dr. Cornelis J.M. Melief (Prof. Emeritus Leiden University Medical Center and ISA Pharmaceuticals’)

Prof. Dr. Maria Sibilia (Medical University Vienna)

Prof. Dr. James Spicer (Kings College London)