Select Past Fellows

Former Whitehead Fellows are excelling in research, education, and industry. The links below will take you to the web sites of former Whitehead Fellows.

Former Fellows
Angelika Amon

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

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

Co-Director, Cancer Chemical and Structural Biology Program, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director, Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Professor of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry

Group Leader
The Netherlands Cancer Institute

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

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

Member, Whitehead Institute
Assistant Professor of Biology, MIT


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 

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

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

Professor, Department of Biological Engineering, MIT
Co-Director, Center for Data-driven Therapeutics

Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF School of Medicine 

Data Science and Informatics, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

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

Associate Professor of Biology, New York University

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

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

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

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

Assistant Professor of Biology, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research 

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

Professor and Chair, Translational Medicine, University of Salford

Whitehead Member
Assistant Professor of Biology, MIT

Professor, Department of Anatomy, UCSF

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

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

Faculty Member, Department of Microbiology, Harvard Medical School

Astronaut, NASA

Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Chief Medical Officer, Thermo Fisher Scientific

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

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

Professor, Biology, The University of Washington
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute 

Professor of Biological Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Lymphocyte Dynamics, Rockefeller University

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

Director, Cancer Biology at Omega Therapeutics