BA, University of Rochester, US; PhD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, US. Formerly: Scientist, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Professor, Dean of Graduate School and Provost, Yale University. Neuroscientist with research focusing on development of brain. Currently, also Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Member, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT. Member, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Director, General Electric Company and Qualcomm. Trustee, CFR, New York and Boston Symphony Orchestra.