Nadine Utz is the Executive Manager of the newly founded German BioImaging-Society for Microscopy and Image Analysis (German BioImaging-Gesellschaft für Mikroskopie und Bildanalyse; GerBI-GMB). She received her Diploma in Chemistry and her PhD in Theoretical Chemistry from the University of Freiburg in Germany. Nadine‘s postdoctoral work was performed at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) Barcelona facilitated by an EMBO postdoctoral long term fellowship. In 2012, she moved to the University of Konstanz to take up the position as the project manager of the DFG funded German BioImaging network, and has since then been working in the field of science management. She contributed, amongst others, to the German BioImaging workgroups Training of core facility staff and Funding strategies and career paths. The German Council for Science and Humanities published Recommendations on Career Goals and Paths at Universities to which latter workgroup had drafted a position paper on the position of core facility heads. From July 2018, Nadine has worked for GerBI-GMB, the successor organisation of the German BioImaging network.
At the founding assembly of CTLS in 2016, Nadine was elected to the Executive Council of CTLS and was reelected in 2017. She is also active in the CTLS Training Working Group, which also elaborates on topics related to career paths of core facility staff.