news / 10.19.20

In 2017, Eric Lander asked Broad’s Human Resources department to assess how well Broad is living up to its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Our first report focused on experiences of women at Broad. To write the report, we began by gathering and...

news / 11.20.19

This pair of scissors is one of four that was used to cut the ribbon of the Broad’s new building at what was then 7 Cambridge Center (now 415 Main Street) on May 7, 2006. It was the first event I planned as the institute’s Event Coordinator, and at the time nearly all 500 Broadies could fit in this...

news / 10.07.19

Computational and systems biologist Brian Cleary took on a new role as a Broad Fellow in the summer of 2019.

As a Broad Fellow, Brian is developing new, highly efficient experimental methods, paired with computational approaches, to measure and perturb genes. He plans to apply these methods to...

news / 07.16.19

"Rejuvenate and Repeat," a 20-foot sculpture by Broad artist-in-residence Lucy Kim, is on loan to the Broad Institute. Broadies and members of the public may view it in the lobby of 415 Main until the spring of 2020.

The sculpture features a twenty-foot painted sculpture of bird and corn motifs in...

news / 07.12.19

We are excited to welcome Juan Caicedo, Hyunghoon (Hoon) Cho, and Luke O’Connor as the newest Schmidt Fellows.

Founded with a generous gift by Eric and Wendy Schmidt, the Schmidt Fellows program helps extraordinary early-career scientists from the mathematical, computational or physical sciences...

news / 07.01.19

Happy birthday!

Fifteen years ago today, we launched a scientific experiment: the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

The experiment has worked better than anyone could possibly have imagined.

It’s given rise to an amazing and inspiring scientific community—working every day to transform the...