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What’s mighty about the mouse? For starters, its massive Y chromosome

An exhaustive effort to sequence the mouse Y chromosome reveals a surprisingly large and complex biological beast, […]

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Whitehead in NYC: Charting an Unexpected Path to Address Alzheimer’s and Brain Disorders

Please join us on November 20, 2014 in New York City for a special presentation and cocktail […]

Special chromosomal structures control key genes

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Within almost every human cell is a nucleus six microns in diameter—about one 300th […]

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David Page featured on SETI’s Big Picture Science radio show

We make split second decisions about others – someone is male or female, black or white, us […]

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Scientists develop novel approach to boost biofuel production

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Yeast are commonly used to transform corn and other plant materials into biofuels such […]

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Whitehead Faculty Members Rick Young and Rudolf Jaenisch take the Ice Bucket Challenge

See two of Whitehead Institute’s Faculty Members take the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS research. […]

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New reprogramming factor cocktail produces therapy-grade induced pluripotent stem cells

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)—adult cells reprogrammed back to an embryonic stem cell-like state—may hold the potential […]

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Please join us for the 2014 Whitehead Colloquium on October 25th

The 2014 Whitehead Colloquium will feature presentations by Whitehead Faculty Members David Page, Gerry Fink and Hazel […]