Scientific Advisory Board

The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are internationally recognized scientists who evaluate the academic work of the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology and advise its leadership. They are nominated by the Directors of the Departments and are appointed by the President of the Max Planck Society.

Michael Akam
University of Cambridge

Roger K. Butlin
University of Sheffield

Pascale Cossart
Institut Pasteur

Denis Duboule
École Polytechnique Fedérale de Lausanne
Witold Filipowicz
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

Nick Grishin
University of Texas
Matthias Hentze









Ulrike Kutay
Ottoline Leyser
University of Cambridge
Rob Martienssen
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Margaret McFall-Ngai
University of Hawaii
Hartmut Oschkinat
Leibniz Institute for Molecular Pharmacology
Chris Ponting
University of Edinburgh
Irmgard Sinning
University of Heidelberg