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Past Event

Distinguished Lecture in Precision Medicine: Cori Bargmann, PhD

January 8, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Roy And Diana Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Ave., New York, NY 10032 201

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative: accelerating science through tools and collaborations Cori Bargmann, President of Chan Zuckerberg Science, is an internationally recognized neurobiologist and geneticist, leads the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s science work. Dr. Bargmann is also the head of the Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior and the Torsten N. Wiesel Professor at the Rockefeller University in New York. Dr. Bargmann is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. She received the 2012 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience and the 2013 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, among many scientific honors. She also co-chaired the National Institutes of Health committee that set goals and strategies for President Obama’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN Initiative). Dr. Bargmann is a former Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Reception to immediately follow lecture in VEC 401.

She also co-chaired the National Institutes of Health committee that set goals and strategies for President Obama’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN Initiative). Dr. Bargmann is a former Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Reception to immediately follow lecture in VEC 401.