User Selection Panel settled

The composition of the ASSEMBLE User Selection Panel (USP) has now been decided.

The panel comrises the following members. They will have their first selection meeting Mid-October 2009 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

• Nancy Knowlton, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA
• Carsten Lüter, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. Manager in SYNTHESYS programme.
• Mari Moren, National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research, Norway
• Billie Swalla, University of Washington, USA
• Mike Thorndyke (ASSEMBLE coordinator), University of Gothenburg, The Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences - Kristineberg, Sweden
• Bernard Kloareg (ASSEMBLE co-coordinator), Station Biologique de Roscoff, France
• Alternating ASSEMBLE member
• Alternating ASSEMBLE member