Tag: Awards + Announcements

Whitehead Member Iain Cheeseman named Searle Scholar

May 11, 2009

Whitehead Member Iain Cheeseman has been selected as a 2009 Searle Scholar. He is one of 15 award recipients chosen from 178 recently appointed assistant professors in the chemical and biological sciences.

Whitehead Member Peter Reddien named HHMI Early Career Scientist

March 26, 2009

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has awarded Whitehead Member Peter Reddien an Early Career Scientist appointment, a six-year funded position that allows him to pursue his innovative biomedical research.

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Whitehead Institute named best place for postdocs to work

February 23, 2009

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research is the top place to work for postdoctoral researchers, according to The Scientist’s seventh annual survey of research institutions nationwide, released today.

Rudolf Jaenisch honored for research in cellular reprogramming

December 22, 2008

Jaenisch has been named a recipient of the 2008 Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize in recognition of his work in creating so-called induced pluripotent stem cells, or IPS cells.

Susan Lindquist wins HHMI Collaborative Innovation Award

November 20, 2008

Whitehead Member and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator Susan Lindquist has been awarded a Collaborative Innovation Award, part of a four year, $40 million pilot project launched by the HHMI.

David Page elected to Institute of Medicine

October 13, 2008

Whitehead Director David C. Page has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

Whitehead’s Luke Whitesell receives top research grant from Johnson & Johnson

October 10, 2008

Whitesell has been chosen to participate in Johnson & Johnson’s Focused Funding Program.

Whitehead Member Peter Reddien selected as 2008 Keck Distinguished Young Scholar

July 17, 2008

Whitehead Member Peter Reddien has been named one of five Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical Research by the W.M. Keck Foundation.

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Whitehead remembers Alex d’Arbeloff

July 10, 2008

Whitehead Director David Page shares thoughtful reflection upon the passing of Institute Board member Alex d'Arbeloff.

Whitehead Member Susan Lindquist honored with Harvard Centennial Medal

June 4, 2008

Whitehead Member Susan Lindquist has been awarded a Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) Centennial Medal from Harvard University, given annually to graduate alumni who have made exceptional contributions to society.

Whitehead Member David Sabatini wins HHMI appointment

May 27, 2008

Sabatini has been appointed a Howard Hughes Medical Investigator, a highly sought-after post that recognizes the nation’s top biomedical scientists.

Susan Lindquist receives Otto Warburg Medal

March 27, 2008

Award recognizes contributions to understanding of neurological disease.

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