The Institute's scientific strategy is defined by the Board of Trustees of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, under the proposal of the Board of Directors of the Gulbenkian Science Institute that implements it.


Board of Directors


Financial and Logistic Coordination


Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board oversees the scientific progress, graduate programmes, recruitment and overall performance of staff and research groups, advising the Board of the Gulbenkian Foundation on all matters related to the mission of the Institute. 


Herbert Jaeckle, Chair (Max Planck Institute For Multidisciplinary Sciences, Germany)

Alexander Aulehla (Developmental Biology Unit, EMBL, Germany)
Cassandra Extavour (Harvard University, USA)
Joe Bury (VIB, Flandres, Belgium)
Luis Serrano (Centre de Regulació Genòmica (CRG), Spain)
Nancy A. Moran (University of Texas, Austin, USA)
Stephan Grill (Max Planck Institute for Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany)

Updated on 31 march 2023

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