Neuroscience pioneer Marc Tessier-Lavigne named Stanford’s next president

Photo by L.A. Cicero February 4, 2016Neuroscience pioneer Marc Tessier-Lavigne named Stanford’s next president The Stanford trustees announced that Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University and former Stanford faculty member, will be the 11th president. He will assume the role Sept. 1. by Lisa Lapin Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University in New York City, will become Stanford University’s 11th president on Sept. 1, the Stanford Board of Trustees announced today. Go to web site to view the video. Video by Stanford Video A conversation with Marc Tessier-Lavigne Tessier-Lavigne, 56, a pioneering neuroscientist, former Stanford faculty member and outspoken advocate for higher education, brings broad academic and administrative experience. Most recently, he has led The Rockefeller University, a premier biomedical research and graduate education institution, for…


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