Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.
President, The Rockefeller University
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D., has been a Director of the Company since November 2011. Dr. Tessier-Lavigne was appointed President of The Rockefeller University in 2011 and will become the 11th president of Stanford University in September 2016. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Genentech, which he joined in 2003. He was a professor at Stanford from 2001 to 2003 and at the University of California, San Francisco from 1991 to 2001. Dr. Tessier-Lavigne, a leader in the field of brain development, is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and its Institute of Medicine and a fellow of the Royal Societies of the United Kingdom and Canada.