Dr. Philippe Herman PhD
Philippe Herman obtained his Ph.D. in Biomedical sciences in 1998 (Université Catholique de Louvain — UCL), specialised in Haematology and Molecular Biology. He is working at the institute as a researcher since 2002. He is currently Scientific Director a.i. of Directorate Expertise and Service provisions at Sciensano.
Previously Head of the Biosafety and Biotechnology service (2010 to July 2016). Responsible of a team of scientists performing risk assessment of GMOs and/or pathogens in the context of contained use and deliberate release. Also Scientific support to the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council and the Competent Authorities. http://www.biosafety.be/