Tag: Awards + Announcements

Carol Tobin and Arthur Brill

In Memoriam: Arthur Brill

July 3, 2018

Whitehead Institute would not be what it is today had it not been for Arthur Brill’s early and long-term involvement with the Institute.

Whitehead Member Ankur Jain

Ankur Jain Joins Whitehead Institute

June 5, 2018

Jain will investigate the biology of RNA aggregation

Letty and Thomas Gochberg

In Memoriam: Thomas Gochberg

May 31, 2018

The Whitehead Institute community is saddened to hear about the passing of longtime supporter, Thomas "Tom" Gochberg.

Whitehead Founding Member Gerald Fink

Whitehead Institute Founding Member Gerald Fink Receives Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Killian Award

May 16, 2018

The award, which is among MIT’s highest honors, recognizes Fink’s standing as a scientist who has fundamentally changed the way researchers approach biological problems

Whitehead Institute BOD chair Charles D. Ellis

Whitehead Institute’s Chair of Board of Directors elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2018

Charles D. Ellis joins five Whitehead faculty who hold membership

Richard Young, Maria Zuber, Kathleen "Kate" Rubins, David Page

Whitehead Connects: An Evening With NASA Astronaut Kathleen Rubins

September 15, 2017

Whitehead Connects was pleased to welcome NASA astronaut and former Whitehead Fellow Kathleen “Kate” Rubins on September 12, 2017.

Landon Clay, Lavinia Clay, and Charles Ellis in front of portrait of Edwin C. "Jack" Whitehead

In Memoriam: Landon T. Clay

July 31, 2017

The Whitehead Institute community has lost Landon Clay, a true friend and an avid supporter of the Institute’s scientific mission and research. 

Whitehead Member Jing-Ke Weng

Whitehead Member Jing-Ke Weng receives research grant from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation to examine herbs thought to boost mothers’ milk supply

June 8, 2017

Project will investigate the effectiveness and toxicity of four herbs widely used by breastfeeding women worldwide to promote human milk production

Rohgerry Deshycka, Harvey Lodish, Nova Pishesha

Undergraduate in Lodish lab doubly awarded for “outstanding” research

May 25, 2017

Rhogerry “Gerry” Deshycka, a graduating senior working in the lab of Whitehead Institute Founding Member Harvey Lodish, has received one of MIT’s two Randolph G. Wei Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) awards for 2017 and MIT’s 2017 John L. Asinari Award

Whitehead Member David Sabatini

Whitehead Member David Sabatini awarded Foundation for the NIH Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences

April 4, 2017

Prize bestowed for discovery of the mTOR pathway’s impact on age-related diseases

Whitehead Fellow Sebastian Lourido

Whitehead Fellow Sebastian Lourido speaks about proposed budget cuts

March 17, 2017

The budget proposed on March 15, 2017 would cut National Institutes of Health funding by an estimated 20 percent.

Sebastian Lourido appointed as a Member of Whitehead Institute and of the faculty of Massachusetts Institute of Technology

January 18, 2017

An emerging leader in investigations on deadly parasitic infections, Lourido’s appointment will further enhance one of the world’s most accomplished biomedical research institutes

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