Former Fellows

Although the Fellows Program is 30 years old, former Whitehead Fellows already are making their marks in industry, research, and education. The links below will take you to the web sites of former Whitehead Fellows.

Angelika Amon

Kathleen and Curtis Marble Professor of Cancer Research, MIT
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

David Bartel

Whitehead Member
Professor of Biology, MIT
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

James M. Berger

Co-Director, Cancer Chemical and Structural Biology Program, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Thijn Brummelkamp

Group Leader
The Netherlands Cancer Institute

Stephen Buratowski

Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology,
Harvard Medical School
Member, Harvard Center for Cancer Research

Fernando Camargo

Principal Investigator, Children's Hospital Boston
Principle Investigator, HSCRB
Professor, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University

George Daley

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School 

Mark Daly

Chief, Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit, Harvard University
Institute Member of the Broad Institute 

Yaniv Erlich

Core Member, New York Genome Center (on leave)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Computational Biology, Columbia University (on leave)
Chief Science Officer, MyHeritage

Ernest Fraenkel

Professor, Department of Biological Engineering, MIT

Alan D. Frankel

Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF School of Medicine

Hui Ge

Data Science and Informatics, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research 

Nir Hacohen

Director, MGH Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, Center for Cancer Research
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Member and Co-director of the Cell Circuits Program, Broad Institute

Andreas Hochwagen

Assistant Professor of Biology, New York University

Trey Ideker

Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego
Director, National Resource for Network Biology
Director, San Diego Center for Systems Biology
Director, Cancer Cell Map Initiative

Alan Jasanoff
Professor of Biological Engineering, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Nuclear Science & Engineering, MIT

Peter S. Kim

Professor of Biochemistry, Stanford University
Member, Bio-X
Member, Child Health Research Institute
Faculty Fellow, Stanford ChEM-H
Member, Stanford Neurosciences Institute
Lead Investigator, Infectious Disease Initiative, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

Alan Korman

Vice President, Immuno-Oncology Discovery, Bristol-Meyers Squib

Eric S. Lander

Professor of Biology, MIT
Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Founding Director, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Michael P. Lisanti

Chair, Translational Medicine, University of Salford

Sebastian Lourido

Whitehead Member
Assistant Professor of Biology, MIT

Keith Mostov

Professor, Department of Anatomy, UCSF

David Page

Director, Whitehead Institute
Member, Whitehead Institute
Professor of Biology, MIT
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

DAVID Pincus

Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago
Assistant Professor, Institute for the Physics of Evolving Matter, University of Chicago

Kate Rubins

Astronaut, NASA

David Sabatini

Member, Whitehead Institute
Professor of Biology, MIT
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Alan B. Sachs

Chief Scientific Officer, Thermo Fisher Scientific

David Schneider

Professor and Chair of the Microbiology and Immunology Department, Stanford University

Brent Stockwell

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Chemistry, Columbia University
Member, the Motor Neuron Center and the Cancer Center, Columbia Medical School 

Julie A. Theriot

Professor, Biochemistry, Stanford School of Medicine
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford School of Medicine
Member, Bio-X, Stanford School of Medicine
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute 

Bruce Tidor

Professor of Bioengineering and Computer Science, MIT

Gabriel Victora

Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Lymphocyte Dynamics, Rockefeller University


Associate Professor, Physics, Bioengineering, and Microbiology, University of Washington

Defne Yarar

Investigator in Discovery Research, SQZ Biotechnologies

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