- A neuroscientist and geneticist, Cori Bargmann built her career studying a type of roundworm
- She was named president of $3 billion Chan Zuckerberg Science
- The cell atlas aims to identify every cell type in the human body and its molecular components
(CNN)Hearing the words "$3 billion," most of us felt vaguely stunned, so we missed hearing what came next during Wednesday's announcement from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan. The Silicon Valley couple also introduced the world to the new president of Chan Zuckerberg Science -- now perhaps the most influential scientist on the planet.