Dr. Michael Raess

Biologist and research manager, Head of General Management


Dr. Raess did his PhD thesis in behavioral physiology in 2006 at the Max-Planck-Institute for Behvarioural Physiology, Seewiesen Germany and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich. After working for two years as a postdoc in this field, he changed in 2008 to the Helmholtz Zentrum München as lead project manager for the INFRAFRONTIER Preparatory Phase and head of the INFRAFRONTIER Project Office. In 2010 he received a MSc degree in „Science Communications and Marketing“ of the Technical University in Berlin. Since 2014 he is Head of General Management of the INFRAFRONTIER GmbH.

Other speakers in 2020


Angela Velkova

Director of Communities and Strategic Relations, EMEA

United Kingdom

Paul Jones

Global Lead for Population Genomics
Illumina, UK


Colin McGuckin, Prof. Dr.

Founding Director, Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer
CTI-Biotech Cell Therapy Research Institute, Lyon, France


Prof. Dr. Asen Dudov

President of the Bulgarian Cancer Scientific Society (BCSS)
Medical Director and Head of Medical Oncology Department, Acibadem City Clinic Mladost
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