As a not-for-profit organization federating Swiss bioinformatics, SIB brings together employees and affiliated members from Switzerland’s leading schools of higher education and research institutes. Most of our employees work as part of the SIB Hub, while a third of SIB employees is embedded into affiliated groups where we co-develop a Resource. SIB Members are part of research and service groups from our partner institutions, led by Group Leaders. Our unique governance structure described below ensures a high level of efficiency by embedding solutions into research and leveraging Switzerland’s network of bioinformatics competences.
A bird’s eye view of our organization
- Mrs Simone de Montmollin, Member of the National Council.
- Prof. Ron Appel, former SIB Executive Director;
- Prof. Amos Bairoch, Group Leader, SIB and University of Geneva;
- Dr Philipp Bucher, Group Leader, SIB and EPFL;
- Prof. Denis Hochstrasser, former Vice Rector, University of Geneva;
- Prof. C. Victor Jongeneel, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, USA;
- Prof. Manuel Peitsch, Honorary Professor, University of Basel.
Ex officio members
- Prof. Hugues Abriel, Vice Rector for Research, University of Bern;
- Prof. Cezmi A. Akdis, Director, Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research (SIAF);
- Mr Thomas Baenninger, Chief Financial Officer, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR);
- Prof. Claudia Bagni, Vice Dean for Research and Innovation, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne;
- Prof. Thomas Bieber, Director, Cardio-CARE AG;
- Prof. Edouard Bugnion, Vice President for Information Systems, EPFL;
- Prof. Emmanuele Carpanzano, Director, Department of Innovative Technologies, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI);
- Prof. Carlo Catapano, Director, IOR Institute of Oncology Research;
- Prof. Andrea Cavallaro, Director, IDIAP;
- Prof. Estelle Doudet, Vice Rector "Research", University of Lausanne;
- Prof. Katharina Fromm, Vice Rector, University of Fribourg;
- Prof. Patrick Gagliardini, Vice Rector for Research at the Universita della Svizzera italiana (USI);
- Prof. Brigitte Galliot, Vice Rector, University of Geneva;
- Prof. Antoine Geissbühler, Head of eHealth and Telemedicine Division, Geneva University Hospital (HUG);
- Dr Vincent Peiris, Dean, School of Business and Engineering Vaud (HEIG-VD), HES-SO;
- Prof. Jean-Marc Piveteau, President, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW);
- Prof. Alexandre Reymond, Centre for Integrative Genomics (CIG), Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne;
- Prof. Davide F. Robbiani, Director, Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB);
- Prof. Patrick Ruch, Head of Research, School of Business Administration (HEG-Geneva), HES-SO;
- Prof. Gebhard Schertler, Division Head of Biology and Chemistry, Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI);
- Prof. Falko Schlottig, Director, FHNW School of Life Sciences;
- Prof. Dirk Schübeler, Co-Director, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI);
- Prof. Torsten Schwede, Vice Rector of Research and Talent Promotion, University of Basel;
- Prof. Elisabeth Stark, Vice President Research, University of Zurich;
- Prof. Jürg Utzinger, Director, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH);
- Prof. Dr Christian Wolfrum, Vice President for Research, ETH Zurich.
- Prof. Alfonso Valencia, Life Sciences Department Director, Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, Spain.
- Dr Jérôme Wojcik (Chairman), Industrial Data Scientist & Entrepreneur;
- Prof. Christophe Dessimoz, SIB Executive Director;
- PD Dr Katja Bärenfaller, Group Leader, SIB and Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research (SIAF);
- Prof. Richard Neher, Head of Research Group, University of Basel;
- Dr Marie Owens Thomsen, SVP Sustainability & Chief Economist, IATA.
- Prof. Alfonso Valencia (Chairman), Life Sciences Department Director, Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, Spain;
- Prof. Søren Brunak, Founder of the Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark;
- Prof. Melissa Haendel, Chief Research Informatics Officer and Marsico Chair of Data Science at University of Colorado, USA;
- Prof. Claudine Médigue, Head of the Laboratory of Bioinformatics Analyses for Genomics and Metabolism (LABGeM), Génoscope & CNRS, Evry, France
- Prof. Alexey I. Nesvizhskii, Department of Pathology and Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA;
- Prof. Christine Orengo, Department of Structural and Molecular Biology, University College London, United Kingdom;
- Prof. Ron Shamir, Computational Genomics Group at the Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University, Israel.