GS3 Speakers

Prof Isabelle Vernos (GS3NA)


ICREA Research Professor, Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG, Spain), Member of the European Research Council (ERC) scientific Council, Europe

Isabelle Vernos is an ICREA Research Professor in the Cell and Developmental Biology program at the Center for Genomic Regulation (Barcelona, Spain) where she chairs the office for Gender Balance Affairs. She was nominated EMBO member in 2005 and she serves as advisor and referee for several European and non-European research organisations and Institutes. Since 2012, she is a member of the Advisory Board for Science, Technology and Innovation for the Ministry of Economy and Competitivity in Spain. Isabelle Vernos is a member of the ERC scientific Council since 2011 and chairs its Gender Balance working group since 2013.

Professor Vernos spoke about the gender equality initiatives introduce at ERC during the last few years, and the research initiated to better understand the impact of research grants of the careers of women and men, both applicants and PIs, at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013 (GS3NA).