Faculty

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, Director


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

September 8, 2020

COVID-19 scientific leaders share expertise in new MIT class

A new MIT course on the Covid-19 pandemic, available to the public online, brings together top Covid-19 experts to educate students on up-to-date pandemic science.

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