Evolution + Development

Whitehead Institute researchers have discovered that particular signaling pathways, which transmit environmental cues and effect changes in gene expression, rely on phase-separated condensates to find, occupy, and activate the right genes in each cell type

Vijay Sankaran is an associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, interim chief and an attending physician in hematology and oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and an associate member of Broad Institute. We talked to Sankaran about his career, interests, and experiences at Whitehead Institute.