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 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 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.
HHMI's Trustees have announced that Thomas R. Cech of the University of Colorado at Boulder will become the next president of the Institute.