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Management Office

The Management Office establishes the scientific and financial strategies of the project. It ensures the implementation and monitoring of planned actions, as well as the administrative management of INCEPTION. It ensures interdisciplinary collaboration and highlights the projects and successes of the consortium.

Scientific Advisory Board


The SAB performs advisory functions and provides an external perspective on scientific policy, research directions, and the progress of projects funded by INCEPTION.


Matteo Dal Peraro, Professor at EPFL, Head of the Laboratory for Biomolecular Modeling (Switzerland)

Sven Rahmann, Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at Duisburg-Essen University, Head of a Chair of Genome Informatics (Germany)

Paul Wenzel Geissler, Professor at Oslo University, department of Social Anthropology (Norway)

Steering Committee

Institut Pasteur leaders

Simon Cauchemez

Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Disease

Lluis Quintana-Murci

Human Evolutionary Genetics

Eduardo Rocha

Microbial Evolutionary Genomics

Michael Nilges

Structural Bioinformatics

Jean-Christophe Olivo-Marin

Bioimage Analysis

Marie-Lise Gougeon

Antiviral Immunity, Biotherapy and vaccines

Arnaud Fontanet

Center for Global Health – Epidémiologie des Maladies Emergentes

Tamara Giles-Vernick

Medical anthropology and environment

Pablo Navarro Gil

Epigenomics, Proliferation and the Identity of Cells

S. Fournier

Director of the information systems

Partners Council

CEA-CNG : J-F. Deleuze

National Center of Human Genomics Research

INRAE : S. Schbath

Unité Mathématiques et Informatique Appliquées, du Génome à l'Environnement

SPHERE : G. Lachenal

Laboratoire SPHERE

APHP : F. Mentré

Infection, antimicrobiens, modélisation, évolution - IAME (UMR 1137)

FIRE ED : E. Covernton

FIRE PhD Program (Learning Planet Institute - ex CRI)

ENS / PSL : E. Simonetta

Development of the nervous system

Scientific Leaders

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