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); nine Members of the National Academy of Sciences (David Bartel, Gerald R. Fink, Jaenisch, Harvey F. Lodish, David Sabatini, Terry Orr-Weaver, David C. Page, Weinberg, and Richard Young); four members of the Institute 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


Piyush Gupta


Rudolf Jaenisch


Harvey F. Lodish


Sebastian Lourido


Terry L. Orr-Weaver


David C. Page


Peter W. Reddien


David Sabatini


Hazel L. Sive


Robert A. Weinberg


Jing-Ke Weng


Richard A. Young


Affiliate member:
David Gifford

Faculty In The News

Whitehead Member Ankur Jain

June 5, 2018

Ankur Jain Joins Whitehead Institute

Jain will investigate the biology of RNA aggregation

Whitehead Founding Member Gerald Fink

May 16, 2018

Whitehead Institute Founding Member Gerald Fink Receives Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Killian Award

The award, which is among MIT’s highest honors, recognizes Fink’s standing as a scientist who has fundamentally changed the way researchers approach biological problems

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