Gilles-Eric Séralini PhD

Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Caen, France, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Professor Seralini was one of the very first to demand a European commercial moratorium on agricultural GMOs for further research. 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) in 1998. President of the CRII-GEN Scientific Board (Committee of Independent Research and Information on Genetic Engineering) since 1999. Was appointed in 2003 as an expert for the European Commission to prepare the defense case in the dispute between the United-States/Argentina/Canada (who produce 95% of the GMO’s) and the European Union about the moratorium on commercial GMO. Professor Seralini published in November 2003 "Génétiquement incorrect" Flammarion and in 2004 "Ces OGM qui changent le monde", (Collection Champs, Flammarion) and recentily "Après-nous le déluge ?" (Flammarion/Fayard). He wrote over 100 scientific articles and conference papers for international specialist symposiums, and a number of lectures with a nation-wide impact, he assumes several roles in the Commissions of the University of Caen, where he is leading a research team associated to CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) and INRA.