Whitehead Institute’s world-renowned faculty include the recipient of the 2011 National Medal of Science (Rudolf Jaenisch); 2010 National Medal of Science (Susan Lindquist); 1997 National Medal of Science (Robert A Weinberg); nine Members of the National Academy of Sciences (David Bartel, Gerald R. Fink, Jaenisch, Lindquist, Harvey F. Lodish, Terry Orr-Weaver, David C. Page, Weinberg, and Richard Young); five members of the Institute of Medicine (Fink, Jaenisch, Lindquist, Page, and Weinberg); and seven Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Hidde Ploegh and Fink, Jaenisch, Lindquist, Lodish, Page, and Weinberg). All Whitehead faculty are also professors at MIT.
Faculty In The News
June 24, 2014
The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Whitehead Institute Member Jing-Ke Weng a 2014 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences.
March 10, 2014
The German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM) will present this year’s Otto Warburg Medal to Whitehead Institute Founding Member Rudolf Jaenisch later this month.