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Genentech Scientist to Take the Helm at Rockefeller University

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Science  17 Sep 2010:
Vol. 329, Issue 5998, pp. 1456
DOI: 10.1126/science.329.5998.1456

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Last week, Rockefeller University announced that it has selected Marc Tessier-Lavigne to be its next president. Tessier-Lavigne, 50, is currently executive vice president for research and chief scientific officer at Genentech, the San Francisco Bay–area biotech company. Tessier-Lavigne will assume his new position in March 2011. He spoke with Science last week about the transition.