Jury of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Award

Each year, an international highly respected scientific jury selects the five Laureates of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Award from hundreds of nominees, recognizing their distinguished achievements on a global scale.

  • Prof, ANA BELEN ELGOYHEN
    Ana Belén ELGOYHEN
    Argentina
    Investigator at the Institute for Research on Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology, National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Buenos Aires, L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2008.

    Neurosciences, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Genetic Engineering, Cell and Molecular Biology, Electronics, Quantum Mechanics , Optics, Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, High Energy/Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Photonics, Biophysics, Biophotonics, Materials Chemical Physics, Engineering Physics, Geophysics, Medical Physics, Mathematical Physics Agrophysics, Neurophysics  Plasma Physics, Laser Physics Relativity, Medical and Biomedical Engineering, Computer and Communication engineering, Electrical Engineering , Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Sciences, Material Engineering.

     

  • Anne DEJEAN-ASSEMAT
    France
    Professor at the Institut Pasteur, INSERM Research Director, Insitut Pasteur, Paris, FRANCE. Member of the French Academy of Science. L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2010.

    Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology,  Cancerology, Pharmacology, Bacteriology, Medicinal plants.

     

  • Prof, APPOLINAIRE DJIKENG
    Appolinaire DJIKENG
    United Kingdom
    Director, Center for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health (CTLGH) Chair, Tropical Agriculture & Sustainable Development, The Roslin Institute & Royal School of Veterinary Studies, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh.

    Biotechnology, Environmental science, Biological and Ecological Science, Biodiversity Conservation, Sustainable use of Natural Resources, Bioprospecting Natural Products with Biological activity,  Phytochemistry and Bioactives Compounds, Flora and Medicinal uses. 

     

  • Prof, PHILIP HIETER FCAHS
    Philip HIETER
    Canada
    Professor of Medical Genetics, Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia.

    Cancer Genetics. 

     

  • Prof BRIGITTE L. KIEFFER
    Brigitte Lina KIEFFER
    Canada
    INSERM Research Director in Strasbourg, France and member of the French Academy of Science. L’Oréal-UNESCO Laureate 2014.

    Neurobiology, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, Biostatistics, Neural Networks.

     

  • Dr, KANYAWIM KIRTIKARA
    Kanyawim KIRTIKARA
    Thailand
    Office of the President, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.

    Plant Genetics, Microbiology, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology, Biology, Environmental Science, Medical Science.

     

  • Dr, JACQUES LECLAIRE
    Jacques LECLAIRE
    France
    Former Scientific Director at L’Oréal Research & Innovation.

    Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Plant Biotechnology and Physiology, Phytochemistry, General Microbiology, Plant Pathology. 

     

  • Prof, KHALED MACHACA
    Khaled MACHACA
    Qatar
    Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Associate Dean for Research, Weill Cornell Medical College Doha.

    Physiology, Cell Signaling, Quantitative and Integrative Systems Biology, Cell Biology. 

     

     

     

  • Prof, RAYMOND N. DUBOIS
    Raymond N. DUBOIS
    United States
    Professor of Biochemistry, Professor of Medicine ; Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Executive Director of the Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University.

    Inflammation, Immunology, Cancer.

    Genetics / Gene Identification for Human Genetic diseases, DNA-based diagnosis and Molecular Mechanisms of Diseases. 

     

  • Dr, PEGGY OTI-BOATENG
    Peggy OTI-BOATENG
    France
    Director, Division of Science Policy and Capacity-Building, Natural Sciences Sector, UNESCO.

    Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, Materials Chemistry.

     

  • Prof, AUGUSTO ROJAS-MARTINEZ
    Augusto ROJAS MARTÍNEZ
    Mexico
    Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine and Center for Research and Development in Health Sciences, Autonomous University of Nuevo León.

    Medicine, Genetics, Cell and Structural Biology, Cancer, Gene Therapy, Adenovirus, Astrophysics, Astronomy, Space Science, Physics, Planetary Science, Geology, Cosmology, Particle Physics. 

     

  • Prof, BOSHRA SALEM
    Boshra SALEM
    Egypt
    Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Alexandria University, Adviser to the president of Pharos University in Alexandria for projects and International Relations.

    Environmental Sciences, Physical Chemistry.