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The Scientific Committee is consulted for its expertise and issues priorities and recommendations.

The Scientific Committee meets quarterly or semi-annually.


This scientific committee brings together a wide range of expertise in the fields of quantitative genetics, computer science, molecular genetics, reproductive physiology, social sciences and ethics. It is composed of 23 permanent members and 18 alternates.

The members of the SC also coordinate working groups for each species in conjunction with the CPE to evaluate the projects submitted to CRB-Anim.


  • Marielle Afanassieff - INSERM
  • Bertrand Pain - INSERM

Members of the Board

  • INRA : 14 seats
  • ENV (VetAgro Sup, ENVT, ONIRIS, ENVA) : 8 seats
  • IFREMER : 4 seats
  • INSERM : 4 seats
  • AgroParisTech : 2 seats
  • MNHN
  • University of Liège
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Uppsala
  • ISARA Lyon
  • Agenae
  • CRB Rennes

Main missions

  •     Review of technological developments and advice on new equipment,
  •     Proposals on population sampling strategy, sample distribution decisions and collection entry.
  •     Assessment of the scientific relevance and ethical issues raised by requests made to the infrastructure,
  •     Proposals for the training strategy, the programme of the CRB-Anim Biennial seminar
  •     Recommendations on the entry of new CRBs into the network,
  •     Advice on CRB-Anim's communication strategy, including participation in international conferences,
  •     Drafting of calls for projects, examination of expert opinions and reasoned prioritisation of projects to be selected