Thomas R. Cech, Nobel laureate and president of HHMI, will deliver a public talk on "RNA Enzymes and the Origins of Life" at the Janelia Farm Research Campus in Ashburn, VA.
Thomas R. Cech, President of HHMI since January 2000, today announced that he would step down as head of the Institute in spring 2009.
HHMI announces a major new program that will provide much-needed support to some of the nation's best early career faculty.
HHMI announces that it will require its scientists to publish their original research articles in scientific journals that allow public access within six months of publication.
HHMI and Elsevier have established an agreement to make author manuscripts of articles published in Elsevier and Cell Press journals publicly available six months following final publication.
HHMI announces new national competition to appoint outstanding physician-scientists as HHMI investigators. The Institute expects to select approximately 15 new researchers by Fall 2007 and is committing approximately $200 million to their first term of appointment.
Scientists have determined the structure of an essential piece of the telomerase enzyme.
HHMI and the journal Science have begun a collaboration to showcase innovative approaches to teaching science through a new monthly education forum in the journal.
New multimedia resources from HHMI will help teach future researchers to think critically about the broader implications of their work.
Scientists have glimpsed the three-dimensional structure of a protein that protects the ends of human chromosomes.
HHMI investigators report that the hammerhead ribozyme might have evolved multiple times.
HHMI researchers obtain high-resolution images of the ribosome and show that it can act as a ribozyme.
HHMI's Trustees have announced that Thomas R. Cech of the University of Colorado at Boulder will become the next president of the Institute.
HHMI researchers show that ribozymes and enzymes are ready to perform their biological function as soon as they are produced.