Published annually, Paradigm magazine reports on Whitehead Institute research, trends in the life sciences, and happenings in the Whitehead community.
Contents of the most recent issue are shown below. To read the full issue, click on the link displayed in the right-hand column of this page.
Two intrepid scientists and one elusive flatworm introduce a new model organism to the field of regenerative biology
How a breakthrough approach to genome editing is transforming research globally…and locally
The surprising manner in which an enigmatic protein known as SUUR acts to control gene copy number during DNA replication
New research offering an improved understanding of the defects found in the neurons of Rett syndrome patients could lead to novel therapies for the disease
Genetically and enzymatically modified red blood cells could deliver a range of valuable payloads—from drugs, to vaccines, to imaging agents—to specific sites throughout the body
Multiple copies of a pivotal protein known as CENP-A at the centromere are essential for accurate chromosome segregation
Cells with mutations that inactivate the gene ATPIF1 are protected against loss of mitochondrial function
In a surprise, poly(A)-tail length does not impact translation in cells that have matured beyond the gastrulation stage of embryonic development
Whitehead Fellows come and go, and a young Member snags yet another prestigious honor