Faculty

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.


David Bartel


Iain Cheeseman


Gerald R. Fink


Mary Gehring


Piyush Gupta


Rudolf Jaenisch


Susan L. Lindquist


Harvey F. Lodish


Terry L. Orr-Weaver


David C. Page


Hidde Ploegh


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

Photo: Rudolf Jaenisch

March 10, 2014

Whitehead’s Jaenisch to receive prestigious Otto Warburg Medal

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.

Whitehead Member and new Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator

May 9, 2013

Whitehead Member Peter Reddien named an HHMI Investigator

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced today that Whitehead Member Peter Reddien is among 27 biomedical researchers nationwide to be appointed as HHMI investigators.

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