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Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
5th Anniversary

Learn more about our first five years of innovation and discovery, and watch highlights from our scientific symposium, featuring keynotes from NIH Director Francis Collins and others.

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Cori Bargmann, PH.D.

Head of Science, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; The Rockefeller University

Cori Bargmann, an internationally recognized neurobiologist and geneticist, leads the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Science work. Cori 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. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. Cori received the 2012 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience and the 2013 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, among many other scientific honors. She also co-chaired the National Institutes of Health committee that set goals and strategies for President Barack Obama’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. Cori is a former Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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