Scientific Advisory Board

Scientific Advisory Board

Every two years, the Scientific Advisory Board evaluates the directors and research group leaders regarding their research program and resource allocation to ensure that they pursue only high level state of the art research. The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are recruited from internationally leading research institutions and universities and are selected by the President of the Max Planck Society on the basis of suggestions from the institute. They are appointed for a maximum period of six years, and new appointments replace part of the members every three years.

Members of the advisory board are:

Prof. Dr. Sarah F. Brosnan (chair)
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience Institute & Language Research Center, Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
Prof. Dr. Ross Cressman
Department of Mathematics, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Prof. Dr. Scott Vernon Edwards
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

Prof. Dr. Chris Jiggins
Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK 

Prof. Dr. Harmit Malik
Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA

Prof. Dr. Josephine Pemberton
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Sorci
BioGéoSciences, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Prof. Dr. David Waxman
Centre for Computational Systems Biology, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Prof. Dr. Dominik Wodarz
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, USA

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