Scientific quality management
The Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute – has the legal structure of a registered association that is based in Jena. The responsible federal ministry is the Federal Ministry for Education and Research. The responsible ministry of the Free State is the Thuringian Ministry of Economy, Science and Digital Society.
Scientific advisory board
The scientific advisory board advises the chairperson and the board of trustees with regard to scientific and organisational enquiries. They evaluate the results of scientific findings and provide recommendations for further development and profile establishment.
|Prof. Dr. Philipp Beckhove||Leibniz Institute for Immunotherapy, Regensburg|
|Prof. Dr. Christophe D’Enfert||Institut Pasteur, Paris|
|Prof. Dr. Dagmar Fischer||Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg|
|Prof. Dr. Edda Klipp||Humboldt University Berlin|
|Prof. Dr. Robin May||The University of Birmingham|
|Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schaible||Research Center Borstel Leibniz Lung Center|
Board of trustees
The board of trustees monitors the business management of the chairperson. They decide upon principles for the measurement of results regarding the scientific work of the Leibniz-HKI.
|Dr. Bernd Ebersold||Thuringian Ministry of Economy, Science and Digital Society, Erfurt (Head)|
|Heiner Will||medac GmbH, Hamburg (Deputy head)|
|Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Boland||Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology|
|Prof. Dr. Petra Dersch||University of Münster|
|Dr. Joachim Klein||Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Berlin|
|Dr. Thomas Maier||Novartis AG, Holzkirchen|
|Prof. Dr. Walter Rosenthal||President of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena|
The general meeting manages the businesses of the association in mutual consent with the Board of Trustees and the Executive Board.
|Carolin Greiner Mai||Thuringian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Erfurt (Head)|
|Prof. Dr. Steffen Teichert||Ernst Abbe University of Applied Sciences, Jena|
|Prof. Dr. Albert Hinnen||Honorary member|
|Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knorre||Honorary member|
|Dr. Johann Komusiewicz||Personal Member|
|Dr. Thomas Nitzsche||Lord Mayor of Jena|
|Prof. Dr. Georg Pohnert||Friedrich Schiller University Jena|
|Prof. Dr. Hans Peter Saluz||Personal Member|
|Heiner Will||medac GmbH, Hamburg|
The institute's council consists of the members of the executive board, the heads of all units, the research coordinators and equal opportunities officers as well as the elected representatives of all employee groups listed below. In addition to current developments, organisational and technical issues, the Council also discusses the participation of the Leibniz-HKI in large scale research programmes. An additional topic are strategic actions resulting from a continous analysis of strengths and weaknesses which is carried out by the Scientific Advisory Board.