Structure

The Strategic Board is responsible for the strategic direction and top management of the Center. The members of the Strategy Council represent the interests of their institutions and are able to support the implementation of the Center's strategy in their institutions at management level.

The Management Team is responsible for the operational management of the Center and consists of the Vice-President of the Strategic Board, the Chairperson of the Executive Board and the Executive Director.

The Directorate manages the operational business of the Center. It provides administrative support to both the Strategy Board and the Executive Board and works closely with the Executive Board.

The members of the Executive Board are animal welfare officers and/or 3R experts at the member universities (nodes) and member organizations. They are in direct contact with students and researchers at the universities and are responsible for implementing the Center's strategy at the node level.

The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are internationally recognized 3R experts who advise the Center on research funding and other activities. They have an advisory function and no voting rights.

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Dr. Jenny Sandström
Dr. Jenny Sandström
Executive Director
Dr. Armand Mensen
Dr. Armand Mensen
Scientific Officer & Deputy Executive Director
Kathryn Sadowski
Kathryn Sadowski
Finance and Operations Officer
Dr. Jessica Lampe
Dr. Jessica Lampe
Communications Officer
Dr. Antoine Champetier
Dr. Antoine Champetier
Scientific Officer
Aude Rapet
Aude Rapet
Scientific Officer
Dr. Robbie I'Anson Price
Dr. Robbie I'Anson Price
Scientific Officer

Simone De Montmollin - President
Simone De Montmollin - President
Member of the National Council since 2019
Prof. Rolf Zeller - Vice President
Prof. Rolf Zeller - Vice President
Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel
Dr. Birgit Ledermann
Dr. Birgit Ledermann
Co-chair of Interpharma Animal Welfare working group Novartis Global Animal Welfare and Compliance 3Rs Leader
Dr. René Buholzer
Dr. René Buholzer
Chief Executive Officer Interpharma
Prof. Didier Trono
Prof. Didier Trono
Laboratory of Virology and Genetics
Prof. Falko Schlottig
Prof. Falko Schlottig
Director School of Life Sciences, Chair of the Standing Committee Research, Chair Strategic Initiatives at FHNW
Dr. Julika Fitzi-Rathgen
Dr. Julika Fitzi-Rathgen
Head of Animals in Research, Genetic Engineering & Veterinary Consulting Unit
Prof. Benedetto Lepori
Prof. Benedetto Lepori
Rector’s delegate for research analysis
Prof. Liliane Michalik
Prof. Liliane Michalik
Vice-Rector for Equality, Diversity and Career
Prof. Urs Hilber
Prof. Urs Hilber
Dean, Head of Department Life Sciences and Facility Management
Prof. Christian Wolfrum
Prof. Christian Wolfrum
ETH Zurich - Vice President for Research - Professor for Translational Nutrition Biology
Prof. Hugues Abriel
Prof. Hugues Abriel
Vice-Rector (VP) for Research, Professor of Molecular Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
Otto Maissen
Otto Maissen
Head of Animal Experimentation and Evaluations at Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office
Prof. Dr. Michael Walch
Prof. Dr. Michael Walch
University of Fribourg - Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Science and Medine
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Stark
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Stark
UZH Vice President Research
Dr. Patrycja Nowak-Sliwinska
Dr. Patrycja Nowak-Sliwinska
Assoc. Professor, Head of Molecular Pharmacology Group, VP of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva

Prof. Rolf Zeller - Vice President
Prof. Rolf Zeller - Vice President
Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel
Dr. sc. nat. Paulin Jirkof
Dr. sc. nat. Paulin Jirkof
University of Zurich, Chairwoman Executive Board
Dr. Jenny Sandström
Dr. Jenny Sandström
Swiss 3RCC, Executive Director

Dr. sc. nat. Paulin Jirkof, EB Chair
Dr. sc. nat. Paulin Jirkof, EB Chair
3R coordinator Animal Welfare Department University of Zurich
Dr. Homare Yamahachi, EB Vice-Chair
Dr. Homare Yamahachi, EB Vice-Chair
Assistant to 3R Coordinator
Dr. vet. med. Philippe Bugnon
Dr. vet. med. Philippe Bugnon
dipl. SVLAS Head of the education at the Institute of Laboratory Animal Science University of Zurich
Dr. Christelle Cadilhac
Dr. Christelle Cadilhac
Coordinator of the Lemanic Animal Facilities Network (ResAL)
Dr. Stéphanie Claudinot
Dr. Stéphanie Claudinot
3R coordinator, Dean Office, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne
Dr. Santiago F. Gonzalez
Dr. Santiago F. Gonzalez
Head of the Infection and Immunity Laboratory, Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB), Università della Svizzera italiana
Dr. rer. nat. Boris Jerchow
Dr. rer. nat. Boris Jerchow
Head Vivarium Operations, Novartis Pharma AG
Dr. Anne Planche Roduit
Dr. Anne Planche Roduit
Coordinator of the Swiss Animal Facility Network (SAFN)
Dr. med. vet. Anke Rohlfs
Dr. med. vet. Anke Rohlfs
Coordinator 3R, Animal Facilities, University of Basel
Dr. Daniele Roppolo
Dr. Daniele Roppolo
Directeur de l'expérimentation animale Université de Genève
Dr. Alexandre Widmer
Dr. Alexandre Widmer
3RCC Coordinator, Center of Phenogenomics, Ecole Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Prof. Dr Hanno Würbel
Prof. Dr Hanno Würbel
Professor for Animal Welfare, Veterinary Public Health Institute, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern
Dr. med. vet. Andrina Zbinden
Dr. med. vet. Andrina Zbinden
Animal Welfare Officer at University of Fribourg
Dr. Björn Lex
Dr. Björn Lex
Animal Welfare Officer, Roche (Basel) Vice-chair of the Swiss Animal Welfare Officer Network
Dr. Joachim Köser
Dr. Joachim Köser
Hochschule für Life Sciences FHNW - Institut für Chemie und Bioanalytik
Dr. Markus Rimann
Dr. Markus Rimann
ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Section for the research Group 3D Tissues and Biofabrication
Dr. Oliver Sturman
Dr. Oliver Sturman
ETH Zürich
Elsa Giobellina
Elsa Giobellina
University of Geneva AWO-N

Prof. Paul Flecknell - Co-Chair
Prof. Paul Flecknell - Co-Chair
Emeritus Professor Newcastle, University Newcastle, United Kingdom
Prof. Anna Olsson
Prof. Anna Olsson
Professor and group leader at the Laboratory Animal Science
 Dr. Tobias Schnitzer
Dr. Tobias Schnitzer
Global Head of Comparative Medicine Roche Basel, Switzerland
Dr. Jan van der Valk
Dr. Jan van der Valk
Director of the 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Utrecht University Utrecht, the Netherlands
Prof. Robert Hindges
Prof. Robert Hindges
Professor of Developmental Neurobiology, King’s College London, United Kingdom
Prof. Katja Schenke-Layland
Prof. Katja Schenke-Layland
Professor of Medical Technologies and Regenerative Medicine, Director of NMI, University of Tübingen, Germany