Wesleyan University undergraduates work with dancers to mount a multi-media performance about the human genome.
When high school science teacher Stuart Shifrin spent a summer working in a National Institutes of Health lab, he helped discover a promising new cancer drug.
Nassim Assefi, a physician-scientist and novelist, left a faculty position at a leading medical school to help the women of Afghanistan.
Undergraduate research supported by an HHMI science education grant identified the neurological mechanism mice use to enter torpor, a hibernation-like state. The discovery could improve treatment of stroke victims.