Fifty-three colleges and universities in 22 states will receive new grants for undergraduate biological sciences education.
Driving a bus outfitted as a laboratory has changed one Boston man's mind about science teachers and students.
New fellowships have been awarded to 92 predoctoral students and 53 medical students.
HHMI will award $16.25 million in new grants to support the research of biomedical scientists in Canada and five Latin American countries.
El HHMI otorgará 16,25 millones de dólares en nuevos subsidios para apoyar la investigación de científicos biomédicos en Canadá y en cinco países de Latinoamérica.
Florida fifth graders discover Wetland Wonders at the Museum of Science & Industry. Grants in Action
Tres nuevos subsidios instalaran a adolescentes y profesores de Maryland en laboratorios de investigación del NIH.
Three new grants will put Maryland teens and teachers in NIH research labs.
Phyllis Hanson arrives in the winner's circle with a little help from her friends and HHMI.
A UCSF predoctoral fellow's research puts scientists one step closer to understanding the normal role of prions in cells.
HHMI awards a grant to the National Research Council to study the education, training and experience that undergraduates need to become successful research biologists.
Virtual Cardiology Lab at HHMI's BioInteractive site challenges students to diagnose heart problems.
Rensselaer's degree program combines biology and computers. Grants in Action
Forty-one medical schools in 23 states will receive new HHMI biomedical research support grants totaling $92 million.
Un programa que ha ayudado a entrenar a científicos biomédicos de América Latina se expandirá a partes de Europa gracias a un nuevo subsidio de 1.05 millón de dólares del Instituto Médico Howard Hughes (HHMI) a la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de los Estados Unidos (NAS).
A program that has helped train biomedical scientists in Latin America will expand to parts of Europe through a new $1.05 million grant by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
Colorado high school science teachers learn by doing.
Students and teachers throughout the U.S. and Canada learn about science's successes, shortcomings and promising new discoveries in combating infections from Donald E. Ganem and B. Brett Finlay, in the 1999 Holiday Lectures on Science.
Second and third graders are learning a lot about edible plants, when their teachers and volunteers from the University of California Botanical Garden can keep them from eating the experiments.
The creek becomes a classroom for California youngsters. Grants in Action.
Teen tackles English, scores a Rhodes Scholarship. Grants in Action.
Cancer research captivates high schooler in HHMI-funded Student and Teacher Program at NIH. Grants in Action
VectorNet enables students and teachers to analyze their own DNA sequences and DNA sequences from the Human Genome Project, which are posted in databases on the Internet.
Medical schools and research institutions in 24 states will receive $12.7 million in grants from HHMI to enrich science education in local schools and help attract a broad range of students to biomedical careers.
Several leading biomedical research institutions are proving that researchers and teachers working together can make science come alive for precollege students.
How do you bring science to life for youngsters and their teachers? The University of Mississippi School of Medicine does it by pairing them with real researchers.
Laura Poling unfazed by the sudden attention on the controversy around an article published in the February 12, 1999 issue of the journal Science, which challenges the fossil record by concluding that turtles, not birds, are the closest living relatives of crocodiles.
HHMI announces the 1999 awards for graduate education and medical student research training fellowships.
HHMI invites colleges, universities to compete for $48 million to enrich undergraduate science education.
HHMI to award $14 million through new international initiative to combat diseases with worldwide impact.
HHMI to award $15 million to support biomedical research in the Baltics, Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Awards $1.32 Million to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory for Short Courses
Four-year grant will support 12 advanced courses on topics such as parasitism, embryology, microbial diversity and cell signaling.
A new grant opens NIH internships to science teachers throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
Christine E. Seidman and Richard P. Lifton will discuss the genetics of cardiovascular disease and the role of the kidney in hypertension at HHMI's annual lecture series for high school students and other viewers.
Grants will help selected institutions to sustain their critical biomedical research activities amid major changes in the U.S. health care system.
HHMI selects young physicians to receive support to train as physician-scientists.
$800,000 HHMI grant will enable JSTOR to offer online access to all past issues of Science, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and other journals.
New HHMI Web site provides hands-on activities for elementary school students.
More than $425 million awarded since 1988 to revitalize undergraduate biological sciences education.
A powerful, award-winning video that encourages minority students to pursue careers is now available on the Web.
The Institute plans to award $12 million in new grants for precollege science programs at biomedical research institutions.
New Web site provides 'one-stop shopping' for young researchers seeking fellowships, grants.
HHMI predoctoral fellow develops a computer program that offers a quick, easy and free way to produce restriction maps of DNA sequences.
New centers at medical schools provide centralized access to the increasingly powerful tools and specialized expertise that drive modern biology.
HHMI's representative in Russia, Laura Kennedy, has helped the Institute's international research scholars in the region to overcome a wide range of problems.
More and more institutions are sending undergraduates off campus - to industry, a government laboratory, another college or university - to do research.
Doug Wright has left behind the construction business to study stem cells and search for new techniques to improve the success of bone marrow transplants.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute today announced that is has awarded $15 million in grants to support the research of 47 outstanding biomedical researchers in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela.
A talk by Argentine scientist Ana Belen Elgoyhen highlights the problems faced by many biomedical researchers in Latin America.
The College of the Holy Cross offers free training every summer to two fortunate Worcester Public School science teachers.
High school science teachers are refreshing their skills at summer programs offered by the College of the Holy Cross, the University of Missouri-Columbia, and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
The University of Missouri-Columbia is bringing state-of-the-art equipment to teachers who might not otherwise have such exposure.
While filling in for public school teachers who are away on sabbatical, some recent science graduates from the College of the Holy Cross discover that teaching is their calling.
Teacher training programs give scientists new understanding and respect for their precollege colleagues.
New Jersey State Aquarium runs a day camp and other programs where Camden youngsters can explore science.
Participants at HHMI's undergraduate science education conference discuss techniques for determining the impact of their efforts.
Education conference at HHMI focuses on th eimpact of new technology on science education in the schools and other settings.
Two HHMI physician postdoctoral fellows have developed Medsite Navigator to assist patients, physicians and researchers in locating high-quality medical and scientific information.
Scattered across reservations on the wind-swept plains of North Dakota, a network of schools is encouraging Native American students to pursue science.
Changes in the health care system are leading some young physicians to reexamine their plans for combining research and clinical practice.