Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

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    Good place for research

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student  in  Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research full-time for more than 3 years

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    Core facilities are fantastic, lots of brilliant people, cookie hour, forums

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    Inter-lab culture can be somewhat lacking, and it's cut off from the rest of MIT. Also the labs tend to be very large and disconnected from each other.

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    Postdoctoral Research Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Cambridge, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, MA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in April 2009.

    Interview Details

    I did not have an interview at Whitehead, but they are all very typical for postdocs in academia. You give a talk about previous research, you meet with prospective principal investigator, and with each member of the lab. You might have a second meeting with the principal investigator, and maybe taken out for dinner.

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Website www.wi.mit.edu
Headquarters Cambridge, MA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1981
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

The Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research blazes new trails in bioscience. The organization, funded by both the public and private sectors, investigates such diseases as Parkinson's and cancer and dives into the depths of biology, genomics, and genetics to gain new understanding about disease and health. The Whitehead Institute contributed to the international effort to map the human genome, and is actively researching stem cells. Other achievements include discovering a system for multiplying adult stem cells and creating the first genetically defined human cancer... More

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