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
April 14, 2015
Whitehead Institute Member Jing-Ke Weng is among 15 young scientists nationwide to be named a 2015 Searle Scholar.
April 8, 2015
Biologists at Whitehead Institute and MIT have discovered a vulnerability of brain cancer cells that could be exploited to develop more-effective drugs against brain tumors.