Tag: Awards + Announcements

Whitehead Member Rudolf Jaenisch awarded Ernst Schering Prize

September 22, 2009

Whitehead Member Rudolf Jaenisch received today the 2009 Ernst Schering Prize, one of the most prestigious German awards for scientists.

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Whitehead mourns loss of Senator Kennedy

August 26, 2009

Whitehead Institute, along with the greater scientific research community, lost a great advocate and friend with the passing of Senator Edward M. Kennedy late Tuesday night. 

New NIH Director cites Whitehead Fellows program as a model for young investigators

August 18, 2009

Newly appointed National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins said Monday he has contemplated the NIH’s piloting a program for exceptional young investigators modeled after Whitehead Institute’s Fellows program.

Whitehead Fellow Kate Rubins

NASA taps Whitehead scientist for astronaut duty

June 29, 2009

Whitehead Fellow Kate Rubins is among nine men and women selected by NASA for the 2009 astronaut candidate class.

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.

Valmik Vyas, Andreas Herrlich, and Michelle Carmell

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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