The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory of Quantitative Biology is Established, 1963

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory of Quantitative Biology was established in 1963, incorporating the Biological Laboratory (Long Island Biological Association) and the Department of Genetics (Carnegie Institution of Washington.) The new institution was then governed by a 12-member Board of Directors, each member representing one of the nine universities and research institutions who had joined together to provide fiscal stability to the Lab. Barbara McClintock was among the three additional appointed members. An excerpt from the minutes of the LIBA meeting on July 15, 1963, pictured here, announces the merger and lists the participating institutions, which includes LIBA, Duke University, Albert Einstein Medical College, New York University Medical Center, Princeton University, Public Health Research Institute of NYC, Rockefeller Institute, Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, and Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.