Whitehead Institute Scientist Wins National Medal of Science

On October 14th, President Barak Obama named Susan Lindquist, member of MBBP client Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and MIT biology professor, a recipient of the National Medal of Science.  Dr. Lindquist was awarded the nation’s highest scientific honor for her “studies of protein folding, demonstrating that alternative protein conformations and aggregations can have profound and unexpected biological influences, facilitating insights in fields as wide-ranging as human disease, evolution, and biomaterials.”

Congratulations Dr. Lindquist!

To learn more about Susan Lindquist’s work, please read full article on MIT News.

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