The Science and Infrastructure Advisory Board

The Science and Infrastructure Advisory Board (SIAB) is an independent body that advises the Human Brain Project on scientific and technical as well as clinical issues of general importance. This includes, promoting the optimal use of the research platforms and infrastructure facilities, and issues related to cooperations with other research institutions and initiatives.

HBP Science and Infrastructure Advisory Board:

Giacomo Indiveri, Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zürich and ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

Gitte Moos Knudsen (chair), Neurobiology Research Unit and of Center for Integrated Molecular Brain Imaging, Rigshospitalet and University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Christoph von der Malsburg, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt, Germany

Susanna Palkonen, European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Associations (EFA), Brussels, Belgium 

Kathleen Rockland, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Mart Saarma, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, Finland

Barbara Sahakian, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Medical Research Council, UK

Amnon Shabo, Health Informatics Specialist, Philips Healthcare (until end of SGA2)

Wolf Singer, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany

Arthur Toga, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, Keck School of Medicine of USC, University of Southern California, CA, USA


An image of the hippocampus, one of the brain regions being simulated by the Brain Simulation Platform.

Image courtesy Blue Brain Project/EPFL