Horvitz's election to the Fellowship of the Royal Society recognizes his exceptional contributions to science.
HHMI investigators have established that tiny RNAs provide a novel genetic route to the initiation of some forms of cancer.
Researchers have discovered a new neurotransmitter in the roundworm C. elegans.
H. Robert Horvitz, an HHMI investigator at MIT, is one of three scientists who were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Studies of the roundworm C. elegans yield new type of serotonin receptor.
HHMI researchers have found that a signaling protein that is part of the cell's natural suicide machinery executes programmed cell death.