Speaker biographies and abstracts


 

Biographies of the speakers participating in Building Bridges 2022 plenary conference and the abstracts for their corresponding sessions will be posted in this section as they become available. Delegates are encouraged to return to this section during the weeks prior to the conference.

BB2022

 

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Professor Marja Makarow

AFFILIATION:
University of Helsinki

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Dr. Ricard Guerrero

AFFILIATION:
Academic director, AE-Barcelona Knowledge Hub

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Professor Dr. Moniek Tromp

AFFILIATION:
University of Groningen, Netherlands – Vice-Chair Young Academy Europe

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Professor Carl-Henrik Heldin

AFFILIATION:
Dept. of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University

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Professor Philippe Aghion

AFFILIATION:
College de France, INSEAD, and London School of Economics

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Dr. Donald B. Dingwell OC ONL

AFFILIATION:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet

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Dr. Helga Nowotny Ph.D.

AFFILIATION:
Professor emerita ETH Zurich, former President European Research Council

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Professor Genoveva Martí

AFFILIATION:
ICREA and University of Barcelona

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Professor Jane K.Hill

AFFILIATION:
University of York, UK

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Professor Jean-Marie Tarascon

AFFILIATION:
College-de-France

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Professor Peter Wagner

AFFILIATION:
ICREA (Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies); University of Barcelona; University of Central Asia

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Dr. Robert-Jan Smits

AFFILIATION:
President of the Eindhoven University of Technology

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Professor Sir Shankar Balasubramanian

AFFILIATION:
University of Cambridge

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Professor Dr. Sierd Cloetingh

AFFILIATION:
Utrecht University, Department of Earth Sciences

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Dr. h.c. Verena Winiwarter

AFFILIATION:
Austrian Academy of Sciences, Commission for Interdisciplinary Ecological Studies

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Professor Andreu Mas-Colell

AFFILIATION:
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

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Professor Poul Holm

AFFILIATION:
Professor of History, Trinity College Dublin

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Professor Nisha Gaind

AFFILIATION:
Nature magazine

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Professor em. Kirsten Drotner

AFFILIATION:
University of Southern Denmark

CLASS A1

 

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Professor Poul Holm

AFFILIATION:
Professor of History, Trinity College Dublin

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Professor Philippe Aghion

AFFILIATION:
College de France, INSEAD, and London School of Economics

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Professor John Tolan

AFFILIATION:
Nantes Université

CLASS A2

 

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Professor John Tolan

AFFILIATION:
Nantes Université

CLASS B

 

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Dr. Ricardo Baeza-Yates

AFFILIATION:
Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University, USA & Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

CLASS C

 

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Professor Dr. Jaume Bertranpetit

AFFILIATION:
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona.

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Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald

AFFILIATION:
Early Cancer Institute, University of Cambridge

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Professor Dr. József Haller

AFFILIATION:
University of Public Service Budapest

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Professor Dr. Eva Kondorosi

AFFILIATION:
Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Centre, Szeged

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Professor Dr. Dirk Inze

AFFILIATION:
VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology

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Professor Manuel Serrano

AFFILIATION:
ICREA Professor, Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)

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Dr. Iva Tolić

AFFILIATION:
Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb

YAE

 

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Professor Stephen Curry

AFFILIATION:
Imperial College London, UK

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Professor Yvonne Galligan

AFFILIATION:
Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin)

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Dr. Linn Leppert

AFFILIATION:
MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente

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Dr. Gemma Modinos

AFFILIATION:
Young Academy of Europe and King’s College London (UK)

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Dr. Solymosi Katalin

AFFILIATION:
ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. Young Academy of Europe (recruitment vice-chair). Hungarian Young Academy (co-chair). Academia Europaea Budapest Knowledge Hub (co-chair of the Danube Region thematic mission)

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Dr. Gergely Toldi

AFFILIATION:
University of Auckland

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Professor Dr. Moniek Tromp

AFFILIATION:
University of Groningen, Netherlands – Vice-Chair Young Academy Europe