Whitehead Institute’s world-renowned faculty include the recipient of the 2011 National Medal of Science (Rudolf Jaenisch); 1997 National Medal of Science (Robert A Weinberg); ten Members of the National Academy of Sciences (David Bartel, Gerald R. Fink, Jaenisch, Ruth Lehmann, Harvey F. Lodish, David Sabatini, David C. Page, Weinberg, Jonathan Weissman and Richard Young); four members of the National Academy of Medicine (Fink, Jaenisch, Page, and Weinberg); and five Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Fink, Jaenisch, Lodish, Page, and Weinberg). All Whitehead faculty are also professors at MIT.

David Bartel

Iain Cheeseman

Gerald R. Fink

Mary Gehring

Rudolf Jaenisch

Ankur Jain

Ruth Lehmann

Pulin Li

Harvey F. Lodish

Sebastian Lourido

David C. Page

Peter W. Reddien

David Sabatini

Robert A. Weinberg

Jonathan Weissman

Jing-Ke Weng

Yukiko Yamashita (starting September 2020)

Richard A. Young

Former Members

Faculty In The News

July 21, 2020

Leading in times of change & challenge

A Q&A with Whitehead Institute’s new director & board chair

July 13, 2020

Ankur Jain and Pulin Li Appointed to Prestigious Chairs

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) provost Martin A. Schmidt has announced that two Whitehead Institute Members -- Ankur Jain and Pulin Li -- have been appointed to MIT career development professorships.

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