Tag: Awards + Announcements

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.

Harvey Lodish to chair MLSC Scientific Advisory Board

March 26, 2008

Peer review board aids the quasi-public agency that promotes life sciences in Massachusetts.

Whitehead ranks among best places for postdocs

March 3, 2008

Collaborative efforts continue to improve experience for young researchers.

Gijsbert Grotenbreg is named NRF Research Fellow

February 15, 2008

Postdoc will receive up to $1.5 million for independent research in Singapore.

Susan Lindquist receives Genetics Society of America Medal

February 5, 2008

The medal is given for outstanding contributions in the field of genetics during the past 15 years.

Whitehead Institute unveils innovative salary and benefits plan for postdoctoral scientists

January 17, 2008

New plan significantly improves salary and benefits for its postdoctoral scientists–a crucial step in addressing the needs of these promising young researchers.

Special Fellow Defne Yarar investigates actin in action

August 8, 2007

She studies the microfilaments that help to give cells structure, allow them to move, divide them, and let muscles contract.

New Whitehead Member Iain Cheeseman to study key mechanism in cell division

June 21, 2007

His work focuses on the kinetochore, a structure that helps to divvy up DNA molecules shortly before cells divide.

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