Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

About Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research is a leading, nonprofit research and educational institution that has defined the cutting edge of biomedical science, creating a legacy of research excellence and academic eminence since 1982. Wholly independent in its governance, finances and research programs, Whitehead shares a teaching affiliation with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), offering the intellectual, collegial and scientific benefits of a leading research university. Whitehead's Faculty Members and Fellows run pioneering programs in cell biology, cancer research, immunology, developmental biology, stem cell research, regenerative medicine, genetics and genomics--programs with a record of success.

Whitehead offers a generous comprehensive benefits package which includes health and dental plans, retirement program, paid time off, reimbursement accounts (FSAs), short and long term disability and much more.


Undergraduate Research Assistant

February 2020 - August 2021 Cambridge, MA
“The lab environment was friendly and welcoming to a beginner - I was treated as a full lab member and all the things I’ve learned I’m applying to my new lab. ”
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