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MIT Biology Department

The MIT Biology Department is a world-renowned center for research in the life sciences.

Many members of the faculty hold joint appointments with other departments at MIT and with outside institutions.

The department can claim several winners of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine among its faculty and alumni. They are:

Current faculty (2006)

Professors

  • Angelika Amon
  • Tania A. Baker
  • David Bartel
  • Stephen P. Bell
  • Jianzhu Chen
  • Sallie W. Chisholm
  • Martha Constantine-Paton
  • Gerald R. Fink
  • Frank B. Gertler
  • Alan D. Grossman
  • Leonard P. Guarente
  • Michael T. Hemann
  • Nancy Hopkins
  • H. Robert Horvitz, S.B. 1968
  • David E. Housman
  • Richard O. Hynes, Ph.D. 1971
  • Barbara Imperiali, Ph.D. 1983
  • Tyler Jacks
  • Rudolf Jaenisch
  • Chris A. Kaiser, Ph.D. 1987
  • Jonathan King
  • Monty Krieger
  • Eric S. Lander
  • Douglas Lauffenburger
  • Jacqueline A. Lees
  • Susan Lindquist
  • Harvey F. Lodish
  • Paul Matsudaira
  • Terry L. Orr-Weaver
  • David C. Page
  • Mary-Lou Pardue
  • Hidde Ploegh
  • William Quinn
  • Uttam L. Rajbhandary
  • Alexander Rich
  • Leona Samson
  • Robert T. Sauer
  • Phillip A. Sharp
  • Morgan Sheng
  • Anthony J. Sinskey, Sc.D. 1966
  • Hazel L. Sive
  • Frank Solomon
  • Peter K. Sorger
  • Lisa A. Steiner
  • JoAnne Stubbe
  • Susumu Tonegawa
  • Graham C. Walker
  • Robert A. Weinberg, Ph.D. 1969
  • Richard A. Young

Associate professors

  • Christopher B. Burge
  • J. Troy Littleton
  • David M. Sabatini
  • Matthew A. Wilson
  • Michael B. Yaffe

Assistant professors

  • Laurie A. Boyer
  • Amy Keating
  • Dennis H. Kim
  • Carlos Lois
  • Elly Nedivi
  • Peter W. Reddien
  • Thomas U. Schwartz

Professors emeriti

  • Gene Brown
  • John Buchanan
  • Herman N. Eisen
  • Maurice Fox
  • Har Gobind Khorana
  • Irving London
  • Boris Magasanik
  • Annamaria Torriani-Gorini

Former faculty

Notable alumni

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