Tag: Awards + Announcements

Whitehead Institute Member Ankur Jain

Whitehead Institute Member Ankur Jain Receives Packard Foundation Fellowship

October 15, 2019

The Packard Foundation Fellowships are one of the most prestigious and well-funded non-governmental awards for early career scientists

Whitehead Institute Director-Elect Ruth Lehmann

Ruth Lehmann Elected as Director of Whitehead Institute

September 19, 2019

Lehmann, a world renowned developmental and cell biology researcher, will be Whitehead Institute’s fifth Director. 

David H. Koch

In Memoriam, David H. Koch, Former Member of the Whitehead Institute Board of Directors

August 23, 2019

David H. Koch, former member of the Whitehead Institute Board of Directors and prominent philanthropist has passed away

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Whitehead Institute Postdoc Izabella Pena Selected as a 2019 Pew Latin American Fellow

June 10, 2019

Pena, who hails from Brazil, studies in Whitehead Institute Member David Sabatini's lab how cells calibrate their growth, metabolism, and proliferation based on nutrient availability 

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Whitehead Institute Spring into Science - an evening lecture series for the Cambridge community featuring the latest in biomedical research

May 2, 2019

Join Whitehead Institute for Spring into Science, an evening lecture series for the Cambridge community featuring the latest in biomedical research. 

Whitehead Institute Member Gerald Fink

Pushing Beyond the Central Dogma

April 16, 2019

A standing-room-only audience of faculty and students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offered rapt attention as Whitehead Institute Founding Member and former director Gerald R. Fink delivered MIT’s prestigious Killian Award Lecture

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Whitehead Institute researchers win STAT's Editor's Pick award

April 8, 2019

Whitehead Institute Member Rudolf Jaenisch and Shawn Liu, a postdoc in his lab, were chosen for the honor by STAT staff

Whitehead Institute Member Pulin Li

Pulin Li joins Whitehead Institute

April 2, 2019

Whitehead Institute announced today that the developmental and synthetic biologist Pulin Li will join the Institute in May as its newest Member. 

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Whitehead Institute’s David C. Page to Conclude Term as Director

March 27, 2019

Search committee chaired by former MIT President Susan Hockfield will identify new director for eminent biomedical institute

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Drawn to Science

March 27, 2019

Join Whitehead Institute scientists on Friday, April 19 from 1:00 p.m- 4:00 p.m. for a fun afternoon of drawing and discovering the connection between art and science! 

Postdoc Jarrett Smith

Jarrett Smith receives Hanna Gray Fellowship from HHMI

September 12, 2018

Whitehead Institute postdoc receives Hannah Gray Fellowship from Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Teachers and partners at Whitehead Institute's teacher program dinner

Teaching Teachers: Whitehead Institute Program Bridges the Gap Between the Lab and the Classroom

August 8, 2018

Whitehead Institute's monthly teacher series, which features the top minds in biomedical research speaking about their groundbreaking work, strives to inspire, educate, and empower high school biology instructors from the Greater Boston area.

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