Julio E. Celis

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Julio E. Celis
Presidente del Comité Científico de la Organización Europea del Cáncer

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Date of birth: May 21, 1941. Nationality: Chilean.

Education:
M.Sc., Biochemistry, University of Chile, 1964. Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Iowa, 1965-1968.

Current position:
2001- : Scientific Director, Institute of Cancer Biology, Danish Cancer Society,
Copenhagen; 2002-: Coordinator, Danish Centre for Translational Breast Cancer Research.
Areas of Research Interest: Breast cancer. J. E. Celis is generally recognized as one of the founding fathers of proteomics

Academic Memberships:
Foreign Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters; Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO); Member of the Academia Europaea;
Member of the Danish Natural Science Academy; Member of the Chilean Academy of Sciences.

Editorial work:
Editor in Chief of Molecular Oncology (2006-); Associated Editor of Molecular and Cellular Proteomics (2001-); Member of the Editorial Board of Biomarkers (2005-);  Member of the Editorial board of Molecular Cancer (2005-)

International Organizations:
Chair of the Policy Committee of the European CanCer Organization (ECCO) (2008-)
President-elect of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) (2008-).
Member of the Board and Treasurer of the Organization of European Cancer Institute’s (OECI) (2008-)
Chairman of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Council (1997-1999).
President of the European Molecular Biology Conference (EMBC/EMBO) (2000-2003).
Secretary General of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS), (1999-
2007).
President of the Initiative for Science in Europe (2005-2007)
President of the European Life Sciences Forum (ELSF) (2001-2007).
Vice President of the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) (2002).

Other:
Member of the FP7 Advisory Group on Health Research (2006-).
Member of the EC Working Group on World-class infrastructures (2007)
Member of the Working Group established by Commissioner P. Busquin to coordinate
cancer research in Europe (2004).
Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas
(CNIO) in Madrid, Spain.
Member of the Advisory Board of the Friedrich Meischer Institute in Basel, Switzerland
(until 2004).
Member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Medical Technology in Tampere, Finland
(2003-).
Member of the Advisory board of CREATE Health, Lund, Sweden (2007-)
Honours:
Recipient of a medal from the College de France (1987).
Wonderful Copenhagen Congress Organizer of the year 1998.
Hirai Prize (Japan) 1999..
Recipient of the Dansk Selskab for Cancerforsknings Hæderspris 2006.

To date about 300 publications including 8 books.