Former Chief Operating Officer, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Jupiter, FL
Matthias Haury, Ph.D. is the Acting Executive Director and COO and oversees strategic development and operations for the CZ Imaging Institute. Matthias received his Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Paris VI, worked at the Pasteur Institute in Paris and performed his postdoc work at the University of California, San Francisco.
Prior to joining CZII, Matthias was the Chief Operating Officer at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, where he was responsible for strategic and operational development of the institute over its initial 10 years. He also spent two and a half years as Head of Science Operations at COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology), coordinating and managing a European Commission funded research networking program in Brussels.
Earlier in his career, he was instrumental in the establishment of the Gulbenkian Institute of Science (IGC) in Oeiras, Portugal, where he built the institutional infrastructure, core facilities, and technical services before becoming Chief Technology Officer and a member of executive management of the IGC.
He subsequently took on the position of Coordinating Manager of the EMBL International Centre for Advanced Training (EICAT) at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany, where he contributed to the planning and opening of the €40 million Advanced Training Centre, and helped to establish the EMBL Corporate Partnership Program, raising more than €1.2 million from corporate supporters.
Matthias has authored over 30 publications, and has frequently served on scientific review panels from the European Commission and various national and international research organizations.