International Organising Committee

Julien Abi-Nahed, Head of the Research & Development section at the Department of Surgery at Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar 

Alya Arabi, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Zayad University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Paul Best, Industry Director at CBK Sci Con, UK

Annamaria Carusi, Reader in Medical Humanities, University of Sheffield, UK

Andrea Cavalli, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Bologna and Research Director at the Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy,

John Chodera, Associate Professor, Physiology, Biophysics, and Systems Biology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York

Bastien Chopard, Professor, Scientific and Parallel Computing Group, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Peter Coveney, Professor of Physical Chemistry, University College London, UK

Fernando Cucchietti, Data Pre and Post Processing Group Manager, Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, Spain 

Vanessa Diaz, Reader in Bioengineering, University College London, UK 

Dimiter Dimitrov, Consultant Endocrinologist, Diavita, Varna, Bulgaria

Sara Dutta, Business Consultant for Life Science Industry, Dassault Systèmes, Waltham, MA, USA 

Tim Elliott, Professor of Experimental Medicine within Medicine, University of Southampton, UK 

Luca Emili, CEO, InsilicoTrials, Milan, Italy

Gianni De Fabritiis, ICREA Research Professor and Head of Computational Science Research Group of GRIB, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain 

Julien Favier, Associate Professor, Aix Marseille University, France 

Fiona Ford, General Manager, DNAnexus, UK 

Philip Fowler, Research Lecturer, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK

Francesco Gervasio, Professor of Chemistry and Structural and Molecular Biology, University College London, UK

Norbert Graf, Director of the Deparment of Paediatric Oncology and Haematology, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany 

Darren Green, Director of Computational Chemistry, GSK, Stevenage, UK 

Derek Groen, Lecturer in Simulation and Modelling, Brunel University, London, UK

Bert de Groot, Research Group Leader, Computational Biomolecular Dynamics Group, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany 

Alexander Heifetz, Principle Scientist, Computational Chemistry, Evotec, Abingdon, UK 

Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, Science Museum Group, London, UK 

Alfons Hoekstra, Associate Professor, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Shantenu Jha, Associate Professor, Rutgers University, New Jersey, NY, USA 

Dieter Kranzlmüller, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre, Munich, Germany 

Peter Love, Associate Professor in Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA

Erik Lindahl, Professor of Biophysics, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Stockholm University, Sweden N

Nikolas Maniatis, Professor of Human Genetics, University College London, UK

Thierry Marchal, Industry Director for Healthcare, Construction and Consumer Products, ANSYS, Belgium 

Claudia Mazza, Reader in Biomechanics, University of Sheffield, UK

Cristin Merritt, Partner Manager, Alces Flight, Bicester, UK

Vincent Plagnol, UGI Reader in Statistical Genetics, University College London, UK

Gavin Pringle, Applications Consultant, EPCC, Edinburgh, UK 

Esther Pueyo, Associate Professor, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Blanca Rodriguez, Professor of Computational Medicine, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, UK 

Eric Stahlberg, Director of Biomedical Informatics and Data Science, Leidos Biomedical Research Inc., Frederick, MD, USA

Rick Stevens, Associate Laboratory Director for Computing, Environment and Life Sciences, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, IL, USA

Sauro Succi, Senior Research – Principal Investigator, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Rome, Italy 

Kenji Takeda, Director of Microsoft Azure for Research Program, Microsoft, Cambridge, UK

Andrea Townsend-Nicholson, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University College London, UK 

Herman Van Vlijmen, Head of Molecular Sciences, Janssen, Beerse, Belgium 

Mariano Vazquez, High Performance Computational Mechanics Group Manager, Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, Spain 

Marco Verdicchio, IT Consultant, SURFsara, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Marco Viceconti, Professor of Computational Biomechanics, University of Bologna, Italy 

Andy Whiting, Scientific Director, Lightox, Durham, UK