David Sabatini To Be Awarded 2017 Dickson Prize in Medicine

Biologist David Sabatini of MBBP client Whitehead Institute will receive the University of Pittsburgh's 2017 Dickson Prize in Medicine. The Dickson Prize in Medicine is awarded annually to a leading American investigator who is engaged in innovative, paradigm-shifting biomedical research. Sabatini discovered mTOR, a key cellular regulatory metabolic pathway. In addition to being a member of …

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MBBP client, Whitehead Institute, featured in New York Times article discussing Genomic research

The Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, a client of MBBP, is featured in a New York Times article about progressive research on topologically associating domains (TADs) in DNA. As the article explains, TADs are a newly discovered design feature of the genome that partition different groups of genes into neighborhoods. If these partitions are broken, various …

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Whitehead Institute Director Inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences 231st Class

On Saturday, October 1st, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences inducted 180 of the nation’s most influential artists, scientists, scholars, authors and institutional leaders as members of its 231st class. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious learned societies and draws from its members' expertise …

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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 named ‘Best Place for Postdoctoral Researchers to Work’ – Again!

For the second time in three years, MBBP client Whitehead Institute, a nonprofit, independent research and educational institution, has been named the best place in the country for postdoctoral researchers to work. The honor, presented by The Scientist magazine, is based upon responses to this year's web-based survey of nearly 3,000 participants representing 93 research institutions. No stranger to …

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Whitehead Institute Named Third Best Place to Work by The Scientist

The Scientist magazine has put out its yearly "Best Places to Work" list for post-doctorates, and MBBP client Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research placed third in the nation. They earned this recognition for excellent facilities, infrastructure and funding to support their research. Congratulations Whitehead Institute!