Whitehead Institute relies on your support to advance fundamental research

Our scientists need your help to ensure they have the resources they need to pursue the boldest […]


Forks colliding: How DNA breaks during re-replication

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Leveraging a novel system designed to examine the double-strand DNA breaks that occur as […]


Save the Date: The 2015 Whitehead Colloquium

Save the Date! We are delighted to announce that the 2015 Whitehead Colloquium will be held on […]


Scientists identify gene required for differentiation of breast stem cells

A novel analytical method has enabled Whitehead Institute scientists to identify a regulatory gene required for breast […]


Repurposed anti-cholesterol drug could improve treatment-resistant anemias

Each year, between 25 and 35 children in the United States and Canada are diagnosed with an […]


Susan Lindquist elected to UK’s Royal Society

The UK’s Royal Society recently announced that it has elected Whitehead Institute’s Susan Lindquist as a Foreign […]


Rudolf Jaenisch honored with March of Dimes Prize

Whitehead Institute Founding Member Rudolf Jaenisch is the recipient of the 2015 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental […]


Whitehead Connects featuring Amy Schulman

Amy Schulman Venture Partner, Polaris Partners Ms. Schulman is a Venture Partner at Polaris Partners, serves as […]