Gilles-Eric Séralini

Université de Caen, France

Dr. Séralini is a Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Caen, France, in the Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Professor Séralini was one of the very first to demand a European commercial moratorium on agricultural GMOs for further research. He has been an appointed member of two governmental commissions on GMOs (the Biomolecular Engineering Commission (CGB) in charge of risk assessment, and the Biovigilance Committee assessing GMOs after they have been commercialized) since 1998, and president of the CRII-GEN Scientific Board (Committee of Independent Research and Information on Genetic Engineering) since 1999. He has written over 100 scientific articles and conference papers for international specialist symposiums, and given a number of lectures with a nation-wide impact.  He assumes several roles in the Commissions of the University of Caen, where he leads a research team associated with CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) and INRA. Professor Séralini is also a renowned book author with more than ten books edited and translated into several languages.