"MBL combines a long-standing commitment to education with world-class science," said Zimmer. "Life sciences questions are becoming bigger and more complicated. Collaboration between Brown and MBL will create a rich culture for learning and research to address those questions."
Brown University is an Ivy League institution with a distinctive undergraduate academic program, renowned faculty, outstanding graduate and medical students, and a tradition of innovative and rigorous multidisciplinary study. Founded in 1764, Brown was the third college in New England and the seventh in America. Today, Brown is moving forward with initiatives for academic enrichment that will enlarge the faculty by at least 100 members, improve support for graduate students, and invest in libraries, information technology, new multidisciplinary academic centers, and expanded laboratory and academic space.
Marine Biological Laboratory
MBL is an internationally known, independent, nonprofit research and educational institution. It conducts the highest level of original research and education in biology, including the biomedical and environmental sciences. MBL hosts research programs in cell and developmental biology, ecosystems studies, molecular biology and evolution, neurobiology, behavior, global infectious diseases and sensory physiology. Its intensive graduate-level educational program is renowned throughout the life sciences. Founded in 1888, the MBL is the oldest private marine laboratory in th
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