Tag: Awards + Announcements

Yasemin Sancak receives Harold M. Weintraub Award

March 11, 2010

Yasemin Sancak, a researcher in the lab of Whitehead Member David Sabatini, has received a 2010 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award, which honors outstanding biology graduate students for the quality, originality, and significance of their work.

Whitehead again among Best Places to Work for postdocs

February 25, 2010

For the third year in a row, Whitehead Institute has been named one of the best places in the country for postdoctoral researchers to work in 2010.

Whitehead Member David Sabatini receives Paul Marks Prize

September 29, 2009

Whitehead Institute Member David Sabatini has been awarded the Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research in recognition of his discovery of a key pathway regulating cell growth and survival.

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.

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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.


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