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Committee for Data Science – 2021

Committee for Data Science – 2021

The Committee for Data Science is an ad hoc committee that implements the Board of the Foundation’s decision to award grants within the NNF Data Science Initiative in Denmark.

The 2021 granting budget is DKK 172 million, allocated to the Data Science Collaborative Research Programme (DKK 60 million), the Data Science Research Infrastructure Programme (DKK 52 million), and the Data Science Investigator grants (DKK 60 million).

The 2021 Committee consists of 13 international experts in data science, consisting of a Chair and 12 members. The Board of the Foundation annually selects new members of the Committee in accordance with the general rules covering the Foundation’s committees.

The committee's 13 members

Gunnar von Heijne
Chairman
Professor in Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University, Sverige
Olli-Pekka Kallioniemi
Member
Professor in Molecular Medicine, Director, SciLifeLab, Karolinska Institute, FIMM, Sweden
Isabel Rocha
Member
Pro-rector for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, NOVA University Lisbon, Portugal
David T Jones
Member
Professor in Bioinformatics, Department of Computer Science, University College London, United Kingdom
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Member
Professor in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Luxemburg, Luxemburg
Markus Ralser
Member
Professor of Biochemistry, Head of Department, Molecular Biology of Metabolism Laboratory, Francis Crick Institute, United Kingdom and Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Alfonso Valencia
Member
Professor, Director of Department, Computational Biology, Life Sciences Department, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain
Detlef Weigel
Member
Professor in Molecular Biology, Director, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany
John Danesh
Member
Professor in Epidemiology and Medicine, MD, Head of Department, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Daniel Cremers
Member
Professor in Informatics and Mathematics, Chair of Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence, Center for Machine Learning, TU Munich, Germany
Fredrik Kahl
Member
Professor in Computer Science, Computer Vision Group, Departement of Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Chris Holmes
Member
Professor in Biostatistics, Departments of Statistics & Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Nataša Pržulj
Member
Professor in Biomedical Data Science, Integrative Computational Network Biology, Life Sciences Department, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain and Department of Computer Science, University College London, United Kingdom