About us

The management scheme followed by Turku Centre for Biotechnology. The most important decisions of the centre are made by the director of CBT together with CBT’s Executive Board otherwise known as the Biocity Turku Board. Members of this board are nominated for a three year term by the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University.

Turku Centre for Biotechnology and BioCity Turku have a common Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Members of the SAB represent the fields of biotechnology and drug discovery:

Dr. Kjetil Taskén, Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, Norway (chair)
Dr. Anne Ridley, King’s Kollege London, UK (vice chair)
Dr. David Harel, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Dr. Bishr Omary, University of Michigan, USA
Dr. Kathryn Lilley, University of Cambridge, UK
Dr. Aldo Boccaccini, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany