Whitehead Institute Professor Wins National Medal of Science

On September 27th, MBBP client Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research announced that President Obama has named  Rudolf Jaenisch, M.D. a recipient of the National Medal of Science. Dr. Jaenisch, a founding member of the Whitehead Institute, was awarded the nation’s highest scientific honor for “improving our understanding of epigenetic regulation of gene expression: the biological …

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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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