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Rockefeller University

University information
NameThe Rockefeller University
MottoScientia pro bono humani generis (Latin)
Motto in EnglishKnowledge for the good of humanity
Endowment$1.53 billion
PresidentMarc Tessier-Lavigne
CityNew York City

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The Rockefeller University is a private university offering postgraduate and postdoctoral education. It can justifiably be referred to as the Mecca of biological sciences. It is also known for producing numerous Nobel laureates. The Rockefeller University is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City, between 63rd and 68th Streets along York Avenue.

Marc Tessier-Lavigne-previously executive vice president of research and chief scientific officer at Genentech-is the university's tenth president.

The Rockefeller University Press publishes the Journal of Experimental Medicine, the Journal of Cell Biology, and The Journal of General Physiology.

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