Lore Harp McGovern chairs the McGovern Institute Board of Directors.


The McGovern Institute is an integral part of MIT with a board that includes representatives appointed by the McGovern family and by MIT. The director of the McGovern Institute is Robert Desimone, who is also the Doris and Don Berkey Professor in MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. Desimone is responsible for the overall scientific direction of the Institute, and is supported by the Institute’s administrative staff. The McGovern Institute is also guided by a Scientific Advisory Board of distinguished neuroscientists from outside MIT.

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