University Senate                                                                      Proposed:

                                                                                                Adopted:

 

RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE KAVLI INSTITUTE FOR BRAIN SCIENCE

 

WHEREAS    an understanding of the function of the brain remains one of the

biggest challenges faced by modern science, and

 

WHEREAS    the study of both molecular and circuit problems in the brain

requires a multidisciplinary approach, and

 

WHEREAS    a stellar group of scientists from a number of Departments in the

Columbia University Medical Center and on the Morningside campus will participate to contribute tothe research and educational activities of the proposed Institute,

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED    that the Kavli Institute for Brain Science be

established under the administrative supervision of the Executive Vice President for Health and Biomedical Sciences and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine.

 

 

Proponent: Education Committee