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Jount Committee on Dual Use

Members of the Joint Committee

The Joint Committee comprises scientists from various disciplines and institutions appointed by the presidiums of the DFG and Leopoldina in mutual agreement. At least one member is an expert on ethical issues and one on legal issues. The Joint Committee is headed jointly by the vice president of the DFG and the Leopoldina or by representatives appointed by the presidiums.

Chairpersons

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Allgöwer, University of Stuttgart, Institute for Systems Theory and Automatic Control, Vice President of the DFG
  • Prof. Dr. Bärbel Friedrich ML, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, representative of the Leopoldina Presidium

Other members

  • Prof. Dr. Stephan Becker ML, Institute of Virology, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • Prof. Dr. Alfons Bora, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University
  • Prof. Dr. Johannes Buchmann ML, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Department of Computer Science
  • Prof. Dr. Maximilian Fichtner, Helmholtz Institute Ulm for Electrochemical Energy Storage
  • Prof. Dr. Kathryn Nixdorff, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Department of Biology
  • Prof. Dr. Lars Schaade, Robert Koch Institute Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Sieber, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg
  • Prof. Dr. Judith Simon, Universität Hamburg, Professor for Ethics in Information Technology
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Tanner ML, University of Heidelberg, Faculty of Theology
  • Prof. Dr. Jochen Taupitz ML, University of Mannheim, Faculty of Law and Economics

Office

  • Lena Diekmann, Project Coordinator, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Dr. Johannes Fritsch, Head of the Joint Committee Office, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Dr. Anita Krätzner-Ebert, Scientific Officer, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Contact person of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • Dr. Katarina Timofeev, German Research Foundation (DFG)

ML = Member of the Leopoldina

Office

Joint Committee on the Handling of Security-Relevant Research, DFG and Leopoldina

Office c/o ABC Business Center (4. OG)
Friedrichstraße 79
10117 Berlin

Dr. Johannes Fritsch

Dr. Johannes Fritsch

Head of the Office

phone: +49 (0) 160 9121 2676
email: johannes.fritsch@leopoldina.org

Lena Diekmann

Lena Diekmann

Project Coordinator

phone: +49 (0)170 79 206 49
email: lena.diekmann@leopoldina.org

Dr. Anita Krätzner-Ebert

Dr. Anita Krätzner-Ebert

Scientific Officer

phone: +49 (0) 175 293 3935
email: anita.kraetzner-ebert@leopoldina.org

Dr. Katarina Timofeev

Contact at the German Research Foundation

phone: +49 (0) 228 - 885 2591
fax: +49 (0) 228 - 885 713 320
email: dual-use@dfg.de

Dr. Ingrid Ohlert

Contact at the German Research Foundation

phone: +49 (0) 228 - 885 2258
fax: +49 (0) 228 - 885 713 320
email: ingrid.ohlert@dfg.de