A team of professionals ensures that the Institute’s resources and operations are optimized to support Whitehead’s core scientific mission.
Ruth Lehmann is the director of the Whitehead Institute and a world-renowned cell and developmental geneticist whose work focuses on reproduction and maternal to embryo inheritance. She has served as director since July 2020. Previously, Lehmann was the Director of the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular...Read more
Martin Mullins joined Whitehead Institute in June 2007 as vice president, responsible for leadership, management and organization of the Institute’s administrative operations and affairs. He brings to the Institute more than thirty-five years of progressive management experience in pharmaceutical,...Read more
Sharon has worked in the advancement field for over 25 years and currently serves as Vice President for External Relations and Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Before joining Whitehead Institute, she worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...Read more
Laura Sander is a financial professional who has worked in the nonprofit, for-profit, and public sectors with a focus on higher education and the nonprofit sector. She returned to the position of chief financial officer and treasurer at Whitehead Institute in 2023 after previously...Read more