- President Emerita and Professor of Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
Graduate, University of Rochester, US; PhD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, US. Formerly: Scientist, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Lecturer and Provost, Yale University. Neuroscientist with research focusing on development of brain. Currently, also Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Marie Curie VIsiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Director, General Electric Company and Qualcomm Incorporated. Trustee, Carnegie Corporation, New York; Overseer, Boston Symphony Orchestra.