March 25, 2014--The Kavli Foundation’s board of directors has announced the election of three new board members including Richard A. Meserve, president of the Carnegie Institution for Science, expanding the board from five to eight members.

“As head of the Carnegie Institution for Science, Dr. Meserve has masterfully grown and strengthened what has long been one of the world’s most renowned organizations at the forefront of scientific discovery and basic science research,” noted the Kavli press release.

The Kavli Foundation is dedicated to supporting basic science in the areas of astrophysics, nanoscience, neuroscienc and theoretical physics.

For more information see The Kavli Foundation Web site.