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Back on top: Whitehead reclaims title as best place for postdocs to work

March 1, 2011

For the second time in three years, Whitehead Institute has been named the best place in the country for postdoctoral researchers to work.

Whitehead Member Rudolf Jaenisch honored for groundbreaking stem cell research

February 15, 2011

Israel’s Wolf Foundation, whose stated mission is “to promote science and art for the benefit of mankind,” has named Whitehead Institute Founding Member Rudolf Jaenisch a recipient of the prestigious 2011 Wolf Prize in Medicine.

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In Memoriam: Abraham J. Siegel

January 24, 2011

With the passing last week of Board Member Emeritus Abraham Siegel, Whitehead Institute has lost a true friend and one of its earliest and most trusted advisers.

Whitehead Member Hidde Ploegh honored for immunology research

January 24, 2011

The American Association of Immunologists has named Whitehead Institute Member Hidde Ploegh the recipient of its 2011 Meritorious Career Award.

Whitehead Member Terry Orr-Weaver named AAAS Fellow

January 12, 2011

Whitehead Institute Member Terry Orr-Weaver has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Whitehead Member Rudolf Jaenisch to receive MGH's Warren Triennial Prize

December 16, 2010

Whitehead Institute Founding Member Rudolf Jaenisch has been named a recipient of the 2011 Warren Triennial Prize of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). 

Whitehead Member Iain Cheeseman to receive R.R. Bensley Award

December 6, 2010

Whitehead Institute Member Iain Cheeseman will receive the 2011 R.R. Bensley Award, one of four Young Investigator Awards distributed by the American Association of Anatomists (AAA).

Whitehead Member Susan Lindquist honored with Mendel Medal

November 12, 2010

Whitehead Member Susan Lindquist has been awarded the Mendel Medal by the Genetics Society in the U.K.

Whitehead Member Susan Lindquist awarded Max Delbrück Medal

November 4, 2010

Whitehead Institute Member Susan Lindquist has received the Max Delbrück Medal in Berlin, Germany, for her work on protein folding.

Lindquist shaking Obama's hand

Whitehead Member Susan Lindquist to Receive National Medal of Science

October 15, 2010

President Obama today named Whitehead Member Susan Lindquist a recipient of the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest scientific honor.

Whitehead scientist named one of the world's top young innovators

August 25, 2010

Whitehead Institute postdoctoral fellow Yaqub (Jacob) Hanna has been recognized as a 2010 Young Innovator by MIT's Technology Review magazine.

Plant biologist Mary Gehring joins Whitehead Institute faculty

August 23, 2010

Mary Gehring will be studying epigenetic reprogramming in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Her work has commonalities and potential synergies with research occurring in other Whitehead laboratories.

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