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Institute [ February 3, 2016 ]

The HHMI Trustees have named Erin O'Shea the Institute's sixth president, succeeding Robert Tjian.

Research [ February 1, 2016 ]

New experiments at HHMI's Janelia Research Campus show that activity in the cortex is critical for enacting a learned skill.

Science Education [ January 28, 2016 ]

Biologist, educator, and author Sean B. Carroll honored with prestigious literary prize.

Research [ January 20, 2016 ]

The MouseLight Project team at Janelia unveils a microscope and method for long-range tracing of neurons in the mouse brain.

Research [ January 15, 2016 ]

New study suggests that graded changes in gene expression are an organizing principle for CA1 pyramidal cells in the hippocampus.

Research [ January 11, 2016 ]

On February 24, HHMI investigator Bonnie Bassler will deliver a talk, “Tiny Conspiracies: Cell-to-Cell Communication in Bacteria,” at 7:00 p.m. at Janelia Research Campus.

Research [ January 4, 2016 ]

Research uncovers new information about the biological processes that help ensure that two fly species don't interbreed.

Research [ December 26, 2015 ]

HHMI researchers have discovered a molecular mechanism that enables plants to detect when they are in the shade of other plants and adapt by speeding up their growth.