Scientific advisory committee

Scientific advisory committee

The Cajal Institute has a permanent external scientific advisory board composed of five internationally renowned researchers in different fields of neuroscience. This council analyzes and evaluates the research activity of our center, issuing periodic reports to guide the scientific strategy of the Institute, adapting it to the potential of our groups and resources, as well as to the needs detected socially.

Columbia University

Mara Dierssen


Benedikt Berninger 

King´s College London

Carlos Matute 


Alfonso Araque 

University of Minessota

The five members of the scientific council provide valuable advice to the Institute’s management to guide the scientific lines of the center, evaluating existing research programs and proposing new projects for the future.

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