In nearly every place on Earth, life pulses with a daily rhythm. These routines of life are more than a matter of habit and convenience. They are driven by deeply rooted biological programs that keep the planet’s inhabitants on a 24-hour schedule called a circadian rhythm.
The Janelia Visitor Program opens the campus's doors to visiting scientists from around the world. By bringing together people with different expertise, the collaborations accomplish more than a single lab could have done on its own.
Twenty-five years ago, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, created the Meyerhoff Scholars Program to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in math and science. Now, two other universities are trying to replicate the program’s success with some help from HHMI.
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