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); eight Members of the National Academy of Sciences (David Bartel, Gerald R. Fink, Jaenisch, Harvey F. Lodish, David Sabatini, David C. Page, Weinberg, 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


Pulin Li


Harvey F. Lodish


Sebastian Lourido


David C. Page


Peter W. Reddien


David Sabatini


Hazel L. Sive


Robert A. Weinberg


Jing-Ke Weng


Richard A. Young


Affiliate Member:
David Gifford

Former Members

Faculty In The News

Jonathan Weissman stands smiling in a laboratory.

March 9, 2020

Pioneering Researcher Jonathan Weissman Joins Whitehead Institute

Globally respected cell biologist Jonathan Weissman has become the Institute’s newest Member and will be the inaugural Landon T. Clay Professor of Biology at Whitehead Institute.

February 4, 2020

Whitehead Institute Member David Sabatini Receives the 2020 Sjöberg Prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

The award recognizes Sabatini’s pathbreaking work on mTOR and cancer metabolism

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