Robert Weinberg
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"Robert Allan Weinberg" is a biologist Daniel K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), director of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research/Ludwig Center of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT and American Cancer Society Research Professor; his research is in the area of oncogenes and the genetic basis of human cancer.

Robert Weinberg is also affiliated with the Broad Institute and is a founding member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. He co-teaches Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT course [http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/biology/7-012-introduction-to-biology-fall-2004/ 7.012 (introductory biology)] with Eric Lander. Weinberg and Lander are among the co-founders of Verastem, biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by targeting cancer stem cells.

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