Who we are

ICRO’s governing body is a Council which meets every four years. Between Council meetings, activities are carried out by an Executive Committee elected from the Council.

Prof. Gerald Schatten, PhD


Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of Pittsburgh / Director, Pittsburgh Development Center, Director, Division of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine


Prof. Balazs Sarkadi, MD, PhD, DSc, DHabil


Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board / Head of the Strategic Advisory Board, SOLVO Biotechnology Rt.


Prof. Qi-shui Lin, PhD


Professor, Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Prof. Calvin Simerly, PhD


Assistant Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute / Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Faculty Member, Pittsburgh Development Center


ICRO members are scientists internationally known for competence in their fields of cell research, who share the ICRO vision. They put at ICRO’s disposal their educational experience, their connections in the scientific world and often also the hospitality of their own institutes for the organization of courses.

“Thank you for leading us to this beautiful family and providing us with innumerable mentors. We are so grateful!” – Alumnus