Organisational structure

The Institute of Neuroscience (IoNS) encompasses currently 240 members:

  • 41 Scientific academics;
  • 34 Clinical academics;
  • 37 Postdoctorate fellows;
  • 55 PhD students;
  • 24 Technical and administrative staff;
  • 20 Clinicians;
  • 8 Scientific collaborators.

The Council

The Council currently consists of 112 persons and its members gather once a year. The president of the Council is Pr. Adrian Ivanoiu.

Its missions are:

  • adopt the internal rules of the institute and its amendments, in compliance with the regulations within the University,
  • submit to the Sector Council proposals on mergers, divisions, modification or dissolution of the institute,
  • elect the president of the institute and the president of the Institute council,
  • fix the main directions of the Institute's research policy,
  • set the general guidelines of the Institute's budget,
  • appoint members of the academic staff and permanent scientific staff to serve on the Institute's office in the manner laid down in its rules of procedure,
  • approve the annual report of the Institute submitted to it by the President of Institute, on behalf of the executive committee, on the management of it.

Executive committee


The executive committee consists of 12 members:

  • Pr. André Mouraux, President of the Institute;
  • Pr. Philippe Gailly, Vice-president;
  • Pr. Philippe Lefèvre, Vice-president;
  • Pr. Bernard Hanseeuw, Vice-president;
  • Pr. Fadel Tissir, CEMO Division's representative;
  • Pr. Yannick Bleyenheuft, Responsible of COSY Division;
  • Pr. Philippe de Timary, Responsible of NEUR Division;
  • Dr Ludovic d'Auria and Ms Dominika Sulcova , representatives of the scientific staff of the Institute (CORSCI);
  • Pr. Valéry Legrain, representative of the Proximity Doctoral Commission attached to the IoNS;
  • Mrs Véronique Lambrechts, representative of the administrative and technical staff of the Institute (PAT);
  • Mrs Sonia Miranda Relvas, administrative coordinator of Institute of Neuroscience.


The executive committee performs the following specific tasks:

  • deliberate and decide political issues in compliance with the major research policy guidelines determined by the members of the Institute at the Council;
  • propose to the Council of the Institute any change in the ROI if it’s appropriate, follows the action of the President of the Institute;
  • especially in its relations with the academic authorities, sectors, faculties, institutes and other outdoor environments at the university;
  • provides missions of pulse, of animation, of coordination, of development and of evaluation of research at the Institute;
  • adopt the Institute's budget and its allocation, in accordance with the guidelines set by the Council;
  • ensures, by appropriate procedures, information to members of the Institute.