Dr Mustapha Mokrane
Professional Title: CEO/Managing Director/Chief Executive
Primary domain: Biology
Organization name: Mokrane Research Data Consulting
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Paris - France
Mustapha Mokrane is currently an independent expert in research data policy and management. He was until June 2018 the Executive Director of the World Data System International Programme Office. Previously, he worked between 2009 and 2012 at the International Council for Science (ICSU) as Science and Information Technology Officer in charge of the coordination of ICSU's Scientific Data and Information activities and the liaison with its partners. He was also responsible for the information technology related activities within ICSU before 2003 and 2009. After moving from Algeria, his home country, he trained as molecular biologist in Marseille, France. Using transgenesis and microarrays technologies, he developed a drosophila model to elucidate the role of a gene involved in human cardiomyopathies. His scientific background covers genetics and bioinformatics and he developed a strong interest for scientific data and information challenges. He holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the Aix-Marseille University.