Dr Alfonso Valencia, Life Sciences Department Director at the BSC (Barcelona Supercomputing Center), has been appointed as a member of the IMI Scientific Committee from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2020.
The IMI Scientific Committee is an advisory group within IMI composed of 11 members and 2 ad hoc members. They are top experts from a range of different fields and participate in their individual capacity.
Dr Alfonso Valencia is a Biologist by training with a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology by the Universidad Autonoma of Madrid. He is the director of the Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (INB-ISCIII). The INB is the Spanish node of the European bioinformatics infrastructure ELIXIR.
Dr Alfonso Valencia participates in the eTRANSAFE project through the BSC (Barcelona Supercomputing Center), being a Linked Third Party of the ELIXIR partner.
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