Eric Lander of MBBP Client Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research Receives MIT’s Killian Award

MIT's 2016-2017 James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award was presented to biology professor Eric Lander.  Lander, of MBBP client Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, is a renowned biologist recognized for his research in mapping the human genome.  The Killian Award, established in 1971, honors faculty members who demonstrate extraordinary professional achievements.   Lander led the international Human …

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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 …

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