MIT Department of Biology

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MIT Department of Biology
Chairman Alan Grossman (interim head)
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Website biology.mit.edu

The MIT Department of Biology ("Course VII") 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.

Faculty members[edit]

As of 2006 faculty members include:

Full Professors[edit]

Associate professors[edit]

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

Assistant professors[edit]

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

Professors emeriti[edit]

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

Alumni[edit]

Alumni of the department include:

Nobel laureates[edit]

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

Former faculty[edit]

Former faculty include:

Other notable alumni[edit]

Other notable alumni include


References[edit]

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