Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is an independent body that advises the Human Brain Project on scientific and technical 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 Scientific Advisory Board:

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

Akira Ukawa, Center for World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI),
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

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

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

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

György Buzáski, NYU Neuroscience Institute, New York University, Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

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

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

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

Terry Sejnowski, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Computational Neurobiology Lab, USA


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

Image courtesy Blue Brain Project/EPFL