Members and Fellows

Members and Fellows
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At the heart of Whitehead Institute’s educational mission is the Whitehead Fellows Program—an initiative that has helped cultivate an extraordinary cadre of scientific leaders.

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Each year, MIT students pursue graduate degrees at Whitehead Institute through the Department of Biology. 

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A team of professionals ensures that the Institute’s resources and operations are optimized to support Whitehead Institute’s core scientific mission.

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Whitehead Institute prides itself on attracting bright young researchers and providing an environment that nurtures them.


Former Members of Whitehead Institute.

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Peter S.