Host Institutions

Current and Former Hosts of Whitaker Fellows and Scholars

To date (as of the 2014-15 competition), a total of 437 grants have been awarded to Whitaker International Program recipents (Fellows, Scholars, Summer and Undergraduate grantees).  Below is a partial list of the host institution affiliations of current and former grantees.

Host Institution
CountryWhitaker Grantees
Academia Sinica Institute of Biomedical Sciences Taiwan Fellow: 1
Alfred Hospital / Monash University Australia Scholar: 1
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India India Summer Grantees: 1
AO Research Institute, Davos Switzerland Fellow: 1
Scholar: 1
Auckland Bioengineering Institute New Zealand Scholar: 1
Auckland Bioengineering Institute, University of Auckland New Zealand Scholar: 1
Babraham Institute (Cambridge, UK) United Kingdom Summer Grantees: 1
Basic Health International, San Salvador El Salvador Fellow: 1
Beatson Institute, Glasgow Institute for Cancer Research United Kingdom Summer Grantees: 1
Bioinnovate Ireland (Galway, Ireland) Ireland Fellow: 2
Bionic Ear Institute Australia Fellow: 1
Bionic Vision Australia, CERA Australia Fellow: 1
Bogazici University: Istanbul, Turkey Turkey Fellow: 1
Brien Holden Vision Institute of the Vision Cooperative Research Center in Sydney, Australia Australia Fellow: 1
Cambridge Cancer Research Institute United Kingdom Summer Grantees: 1
Cardiff University United Kingdom Fellow: 1
Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; Bellaterra, Spain Spain Scholar: 1
Cellasys Gmbh Germany Fellow: 1
Center for Functional Materials (FUNMAT) Finland Summer Grantees: 1
Centre of Studies and Technical Research - University of Navarra Spain Fellow: 1
Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Signals and Systems Sweden Fellow: 1
Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg Sweden Fellow: 1
Summer Grantees: 1
Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand Thailand Scholar: 1
CNRS, Lab. de Neurobio. des Reseaux Sensorimoteurs France Fellow: 1
Comprehensive Pneumology Center. Munich, Germany Germany Scholar: 1
Dainese, S.p.A; Molvena, Italy Italy Summer Grantees: 1
Department of Bioelectronics, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines, Gardanne France Scholar: 1
Desmond Tutu HIV Research Foundation (at the University of Cape Town) South Africa Scholar: 1
Diagnostics for All Kenya Scholar: 1
DTU Biosustain - The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability Denmark Scholar: 1
East Meets West and MTTS (Breath of Life Program) Vietnam Fellow: 1
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne France Scholar: 2
Summer Grantees: 1
Ecole normale superieure de Cachan France Fellow: 1
Ecole Polytechnique France Fellow: 1
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) Switzerland Fellow: 12
Scholar: 16
Summer Grantees: 1
Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, Paris, France France Scholar: 1
École Polytechnique, Paris, France France Fellow: 1
Eindhoven University of Technology Netherlands Fellow: 3
Emerging Pathogens Institute in Haiti Haiti Summer Grantees: 1
Engineering World Health Honduras Fellow: 1
Erasmus MC Netherlands Fellow: 2
Erasmus University Medical Center Netherlands Summer Grantees: 1
Ernst Struengmann Institute for Neuroscience, Frankfurt, Germany Germany Fellow: 1
ETH Zurich (Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule) Switzerland Fellow: 8
Scholar: 6
Summer Grantees: 2
ETH Zurich/Institute for Biomechanics Switzerland Fellow: 1
European Molecular Biology Laboratory - Hamburg (BIO-SAXS Group) Germany Fellow: 1
European Space Agency European Astronaut Center - Wyle GmbH, Cologne, Germany Germany Summer Grantees: 1
Flinders University, Adelaide Australia Fellow: 2
Summer Grantees: 1
Forus Health Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India India Fellow: 1
Foundation for International Education in London United Kingdom Undergraduates: 1
Fraunhofer Institute for Material Mechanics, Halle, Saxony-Anhalt Germany Fellow: 1
Friedrich Miescher Institute Switzerland Fellow: 1
Garvan Institute Australia Fellow: 1
Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London United Kingdom Scholar: 1
Georgia Tech Lorraine France Undergraduates: 1
German Primate Center (Deutsches Primatenzentrum) Germany Fellow: 1
Grenoble Institute of Technology France Fellow: 1
Scholar: 1
Griffith University Australia Fellow: 1
Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany Germany Summer Grantees: 1
Helmholtz Insitute at RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany Germany Fellow: 1
Humboldt University, Berlin Germany Fellow: 1
IBM Zurich Research Laboratory Switzerland Fellow: 2
ICFO Spain Scholar: 1
ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences Spain Scholar: 1
IHU LIRYC of the University of Bordeaux, France France Scholar: 1
Imperial College of London United Kingdom Fellow: 25
Scholar: 13
Imperial College of London, Department of Bioengineering United Kingdom Summer Grantees: 1
Imperial College of London, Harefield Heart Science Centre United Kingdom Fellow: 1
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London United Kingdom Fellow: 1
Inha University Medical School South Korea Summer Grantees: 1
INRIA-Paris Rocquencourt France Scholar: 1
Institut Albert Bonniot, Grenoble France Scholar: 1
Institut de Sante au Travail Switzerland Scholar: 1
Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain Spain Fellow: 1
Institute for Biomechanics at Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich Switzerland Fellow: 1
Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences Kyoto Univ Japan Scholar: 1
Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) Spain Fellow: 1
Institute of Biomechanics - ETH Zurich Switzerland Fellow: 1
Institute of Cancer Research United Kingdom Fellow: 2
Institute of Mathematics and Modeling of Montpellier France Scholar: 1
Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica - Taiwan Taiwan Summer Grantees: 1
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka Bangladesh Fellow: 1
IRPHE, CNRS France Scholar: 1
Istituto di Fisica Applicata "Nello Carrara", Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche in Sesto Fiorentino Italy Fellow: 1
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland Switzerland Fellow: 1
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe Germany Germany Scholar: 1
Karolinska Institute, Solna Sweden Summer Grantees: 1
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden Fellow: 1
Scholar: 3
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium Fellow: 1
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College in Moshi, Tanzania Tanzania Fellow: 1
King's College London United Kingdom Fellow: 3
Scholar: 1
Summer Grantees: 1
Korea Institute of Science & Technology South Korea Fellow: 1
KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden Fellow: 1
KU Leuven Belgium Summer Grantees: 1
KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV, Durban, South Africa South Africa Fellow: 1
L'Institut Pasteur, Paris France Fellow: 1
Laboratory of Biomechanics and Implant Research, University of Heidelberg; Heidelberg, Germany Germany Fellow: 1
Leiden University, Leiden, NL Netherlands Scholar: 1
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine United Kingdom Scholar: 1
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Clinical Traumatology Austria Fellow: 1
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München Germany Fellow: 1
Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat, Technische Universitat Berlin Germany Fellow: 1
Lund University in Sweden Sweden Fellow: 1
Lyon Université 1, INSERM, Laboratory of Therapeutic Ultrasound France Scholar: 1
Magister/ Disa Vascular South Africa Summer Grantees: 1
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics Germany Scholar: 1
Max Planck Institute, Dresden Germany Scholar: 1
Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart Germany Scholar: 1
Medical Technology and Transfer Services Vietnam Fellow: 1
Medical Transfer Technology and Services (MTTS) Asia Vietnam Fellow: 1
Medical University of Gdansk Poland Summer Grantees: 1
Medical University of Vienna Scholar: 1
Nano Biomechanics Lab, Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore Singapore Fellow: 1
Nanyang Technological Institute Singapore Fellow: 1
National Health Research Institutes Taiwan Scholar: 1
National Tsing Hua University, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Prof. Gwo-Bin Lee Taiwan Scholar: 1
National University of Ireland at Galway in conjunction with Bioinnovate Ireland, Galway, Ireland Ireland Fellow: 1
National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland Fellow: 1
Scholar: 1
Summer Grantees: 1
Undergraduates: 2
National University of Singapore Singapore Fellow: 2
Summer Grantees: 1
National University of Singapore in SINAPSE Lab Singapore Summer Grantees: 1
Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) Australia Fellow: 1
NYU Switzerland Fellow: 1
Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Radbond University, Netherlands Netherlands Fellow: 1
Osaka University Japan Summer Grantees: 1
Peking University China Fellow: 4
Scholar: 1
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Chile Fellow: 1
Principe Felipe Centro De Investigacion Spain Summer Grantees: 1
Queen Mary University of London United Kingdom Fellow: 4
Queensland University of Technology Australia Scholar: 3
Summer Grantees: 1
Radboud University Nijmegen Netherlands Summer Grantees: 1
Range of Motion Project Guatemala Fellow: 1
Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh United Kingdom Scholar: 1
Royal Veterinary College United Kingdom Fellow: 1
Saarland University Germany Fellow: 1
Santa Lucia Foundation (Rome, Italy) Italy Scholar: 1
Scottish Ctr for Genomics Tech. and Informatics United Kingdom Fellow: 1
Shanghai Jiao Tong University China Summer Grantees: 1
Spanish National Cancer Reseach Centre Spain Summer Grantees: 1
St. Paul Hospital Millenium Medical College Ethiopia Scholar: 1
Stasis Labs-- Bangalore, India India Summer Grantees: 1
Swiss BioMotion Lab, Department of Musculoskeletal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) Switzerland Scholar: 1
Tata Memorial Centre India Fellow: 1
Technical University of Braunschweig Germany Undergraduates: 1
Technical University of Denmark Denmark Fellow: 2
Scholar: 1
Technical University of Munich Germany Fellow: 2
Scholar: 1
Technion Israel Institute of Technology Israel Fellow: 1
Scholar: 1
Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany Germany Scholar: 1
Technological University of Graz Summer Grantees: 1
Tecnologico de Moterrey Mexico Undergraduates: 2
Tel Aviv University Israel Scholar: 2
The BioRobotics Institute at Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa Italy Fellow: 2
The Garvan Institute, Sydney Australia Fellow: 1
The University of Tuebingen Germany Fellow: 1
Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam Netherlands Fellow: 1
Tokyo Women's Medical University Japan Fellow: 1
Summer Grantees: 1
TransTissue Technologies, Berlin, Germany Germany Summer Grantees: 1
Trinity College, Dublin Ireland Summer Grantees: 1
Trusted Host Institution Afghanistan Scholar: 1
TU Berlin Germany Summer Grantees: 1
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Spain Fellow: 2
Universidad de Los Andes Colombia Fellow: 1
Scholar: 1
Universidad de Valparaiso Chile Fellow: 1
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Peru Summer Grantees: 1
Universita degli Studi di Genova Italy Fellow: 1
Universita di Trieste Italy Scholar: 1
Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) Spain Fellow: 1
Universite Bordeaux Segalen France Summer Grantees: 1
Universite Paris Descartes UFR Biomedicale des Sai France Fellow: 1
Université Pierre et Marie Curie France Fellow: 1
University College Dublin Ireland Fellow: 1
University College London United Kingdom Fellow: 7
University Hospital Basel Switzerland Fellow: 2
Scholar: 1
University Hospital Basel, Inst. Surgical Research Switzerland Fellow: 1
University Medical Center Freiburg Germany Scholar: 1
University Medical Center Gottingen Germany Summer Grantees: 1
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf Germany Scholar: 1
University Medical Center Utrecht Netherlands Summer Grantees: 1
University Medical Center Utrecht/ Wilhemina Children's Hospital Netherlands Summer Grantees: 1
University of Auckland New Zealand Fellow: 4
Scholar: 1
University of Auckland; Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Auckland NZ New Zealand Fellow: 1
University of Barcelona: Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia; Barcelona, Spain Spain Fellow: 1
University of Boras Sweden Fellow: 1
University of Bristol United Kingdom Fellow: 1
University of Cambridge United Kingdom Fellow: 14
Scholar: 4
Summer Grantees: 1
University of Cape Town South Africa Fellow: 5
Summer Grantees: 1
University of Copenhagen Denmark Scholar: 1
Summer Grantees: 1
University of Duisburg-Essen Germany Summer Grantees: 1
University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany Germany Summer Grantees: 1
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom Fellow: 1
University of Freiburg Germany Fellow: 2
University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy Italy Fellow: 1
University of Genova, Italian Inst. of Technology Italy Fellow: 1
University of Glasgow United Kingdom Scholar: 1
University of Gothenburg Sweden Fellow: 2
University of Gottingen Germany Summer Grantees: 1
University of Graz: Clinical Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics Austria Fellow: 1
University of Groningen Netherlands Summer Grantees: 1
University of Heidelberg Germany Summer Grantees: 1
University of Liverpool United Kingdom Fellow: 4
University of Maastricht Netherlands Fellow: 1
University of Melbourne Australia Fellow: 1
Summer Grantees: 1
University of Navarra Spain Scholar: 1
University of New England Australia Fellow: 1
University of New South Wales Australia Fellow: 2
Scholar: 1
University of New South Wales, Laboratory of Dr. Richard Vickery Australia Fellow: 1
University of Nottingham United Kingdom Fellow: 2
Scholar: 1
Summer Grantees: 1
University of Oxford United Kingdom Fellow: 14
Scholar: 1
Summer Grantees: 2
Undergraduates: 1
University of Oxford / Shoklo Malraia Unit Thailand Fellow: 1
University of Palermo Italy Fellow: 1
University of Pavia Italy Fellow: 1
University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia Fellow: 3
Summer Grantees: 1
University of Regensburg Germany Fellow: 1
University of Rome Tor Vergata Italy Fellow: 1
University of Salamanca Spain Summer Grantees: 1
University of Salford United Kingdom Fellow: 2
University of Sao Paulo Brazil Fellow: 1
University of Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna Italy Summer Grantees: 1
University of Southampton United Kingdom Summer Grantees: 1
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow United Kingdom Fellow: 1
Summer Grantees: 2
University of Surrey United Kingdom Fellow: 1
University of Sydney Australia Fellow: 1
University of Tartu Estonia Scholar: 1
University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands Netherlands Scholar: 1
Summer Grantees: 1
University of Utrecht Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands Netherlands Summer Grantees: 1
University of Warwick United Kingdom Fellow: 1
University of Western Australia Australia Summer Grantees: 1
University of Witwatersrand; Johannesburg South Africa Summer Grantees: 1
University of Wuerzburg Germany Fellow: 1
University of Zurich Switzerland Fellow: 1
Scholar: 2
Utrecht University Netherlands Fellow: 1
Vienna University of Technology Scholar: 1
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Lithuania Scholar: 1
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Netherlands Fellow: 1
VU University; Amsterdam, Netherlands Netherlands Fellow: 1
Weizmann Institute of Sciences Israel Scholar: 1
World Health Organization, Geneva Switzerland Switzerland Summer Grantees: 1
Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea South Korea Summer Grantees: 1