The CAPSTONE Advisors consists of well recognised external experts from academic and industry with the aim of bringing independent advice and additional viewpoints to the CAPSTONE research and training programme.

Their tasks include advising the supervisory board on scientific and training related matters, gender, ethics or conflicts issues.


  • Dr. Silvia Onesti Link

Head of Structural Biology at the Elettra, Sincrotrone Trieste, IT
Expertise: Structural aspects of biological processes, Oncology, MSCA-ITN

  • Dr Pierre Raboisson PharmD Link

Senior Vice President, Head of Discovery, small molecules, Galapagos, Malines, BE
Expertise: Drug discovery and Industrial applications

  • Pr David Launay MD Link

Deputy director Institute of Translational research in Inflammation INFINITE, Lille, FR
Expertise: Autoimmune diseases; Targeted therapies; Internal medicine in immunology

Other CAPSTONE Advisors

  • Dr. Sveva Avveduto Link

Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies of the Italian National Research Council, Rome, IT
Advisor for Gender equality

  • Dr Alexis Vlandas Link

IEMN – National Center for Scientific Research, Villeneuve d'Ascq, FR
Advisor for Good Scientific Practices and research integrity

  • Mrs Athanassia-Maria Efthimiopoulou

Psychologist at National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos, Athens, GR
Ombudswoman and advisor for ESRs