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


Ruth Lehmann, Director


Pulin Li


Harvey F. Lodish


Sebastian Lourido


David C. Page


Peter W. Reddien


David Sabatini


Robert A. Weinberg


Jonathan Weissman


Jing-Ke Weng


Yukiko Yamashita


Richard A. Young


Former Members

Faculty In The News

November 30, 2020

New Whitehead Fellow seeks to harness the immune system to fight pancreatic cancer

Tobiloba Oni—a cell biologist whose graduate research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory helped open new paths for understanding, detecting, and potentially treating pancreatic cancer—has been appointed as a Whitehead Fellow.

October 30, 2020

Whitehead Institute Mourns the Death of Angelika Amon

Angelika Amon, one of the world’s most respected biomedical researchers and a colleague and mentor to many Whitehead Institute investigators and trainees, died Oct. 29. 

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