Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and BioBus today announce a partnership aimed at bringing new educational opportunities to schools and community centers across Upper Manhattan and the Bronx.
Thomas M. Jessell, codirector, and Sarah Woolley, principal investigator at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute discuss how the Jerome L. Greene Science Center in the new Manhattanville campus was designed for discovery.
Kathleen Bachynski, who is receiving a doctorate in sociomedical sciences, studies the health risks of youth sports. Her dissertation on the dangers of football has been widely praised and was featured in the New England Journal of Medicine.
"Productively is the way to age," says Ruth Finkelstein, associate director of Columbia’s Robert N. Butler Aging Center. She discusses the center's interdisciplinary approach to studying aging and the implications of longer lifespans on society.