Tag: Awards + Announcements

Andreas Hochwagen joins Whitehead Fellows program

May 15, 2006

He will study cell division, particularly meiosis.

Photo: Princess Mathilde and Whitehead Member Hidde Ploegh

Ploegh wins Belgian health prize

May 11, 2006

The Interbrew-Baillet Latour Health Prize, worth 150,000 euros, is the largest scientific prize awarded in Belgium.

Thijn Brummelkamp wins Kimmel Scholar Award

May 11, 2006

He will receive $100,000 per year for two years to pursue cancer research.

Terry Orr-Weaver named to National Academy of Sciences

April 26, 2006

Whitehead Member Terry Orr-Weaver is one of 72 new members of the National Academy of Sciences.

Peter Reddien named Searle Scholar

April 11, 2006

Reddien is one of 15 scientists to be awarded the 2006 Searle Scholarship.

Robert Weinberg awarded Landon-AACR Prize for Cancer Research

March 1, 2006

The prize is the largest awarded to cancer researchers by a professional society of their peers.

David Page elected Director of Whitehead Institute

December 8, 2005

The Whitehead Institute Board of Directors has announced that faculty Member David Page has been elected the fourth director of the Institute.

Getting signals straight at Symposium 2005

October 5, 2005

How do organisms carry out signaling between and within their cells? Leading biologists detail their advances in understanding cell circuitry.

Leah Cowen awarded Genzyme Fellowship

September 21, 2005

Leah Cowen, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Whitehead Member Susan Lindquist, has been selected by a Whitehead committee to receive the Genzyme Postdoctoral Fellowship at Whitehead Institute.

Thijn Brummelkamp named one of the world's top young innovators by MIT's Technology Review magazine

September 14, 2005

Whitehead Institute Fellow Thijn Brummelkamp has been chosen as one of the world's 35 Top Young Innovators by MIT's Technology Review magazine. The TR35 consists of 35 individuals under 35 years of age whose innovative work in business and technology has a profound impact on the world.

Whitehead’s Sabatini named “Distinguished Young Scholar” by W.M. Keck Foundation

July 13, 2005

Whitehead Associate Member David Sabatini has been chosen by the W.M. Keck Foundation as one of this year’s grant recipients under the Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical Research program.

David Bartel honored by French academy

June 15, 2005

Whitehead Institute Member David Bartel is one of two scientists to receive the annual Louis-D. Prize from the Institut de France, an organization similar in many respects to the National Academy of Sciences in the United States.

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