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We bring together an extraordinary group of researchers from across Columbia University, in a state-of-the-art facility, to transform our understanding of the brain and mind.

Motor neurons in nervous system of a mouse (Credit: Columbia's Zuckerman Institute)

We have a mind to discover.

At Columbia's Zuckerman Institute, we believe that a deeper understanding of the brain and mind has the power to transform science and society.


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To close the gap between our genetic and molecular understanding of the brain and what the social sciences, humanities, and professional disciplines tell us about behavior, we are creating a place for scholarship where a spirit of common inquiry yields extraordinary discoveries.
Lee C. Bollinger
President, Columbia University

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