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

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September 1, 2015

Tenure track faculty position at Whitehead Institute and Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Whitehead Institute and Department of Biology at M.I.T. are seeking an outstanding scientist for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. 

May 1, 2015

Whitehead’s Susan Lindquist elected to UK’s Royal Society

The UK’s Royal Society today announced that it has elected Whitehead Institute’s Susan Lindquist as a Foreign Member.

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