In recognition of exceptional contributions to science, Gerald M. Rubin and Morgan Sheng have been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society.
HHMI and the Wellcome Trust have joined forces to establish an exchange program designed to promote collaborative science and enhance research opportunities for postdoctoral researchers.
Backed by nearly $4 million of support from HHMI, 111 medical and dental students will spend a year doing mentored research at medical research centers nationwide, as participants in two programs designed to help meet the need for researchers with medical and dental training.
Eleven HHMI investigators are among those elected today to the National Academy of Sciences, in recognition of distinguished and continuing achievements in research.
Ten HHMI investigators and two HHMI professors are among 203 fellows elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
HHMI investigators Ronald M. Evans and Robert J. Lefkowitz, together with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine professor Solomon H. Snyder, have been awarded the Albany Medical Center's 2007 Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.
McGhee will join Rice to teach and direct a future graduate program in the design of research labs.
Prestigious award recognizes Steitz's pioneering work on the structure of the ribosome.
William R. Lummis, a Houston attorney, served as an Institute Trustee since 1984.
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 has invited 226 colleges and master's-level universities to compete for $60 million in science education grant funding.
Why has HHMI invited 226 colleges and small universities to compete for $60 million in science education grants?
The Gilliam Fellows for 2007.
HHMI has named five new Gilliam fellows. The fellowships enable exceptionally talented young scientists from minority or disadvantaged backgrounds to attend graduate school.
Five HHMI investigators and an HHMI professor receive 2007 awards for scientific achievement from the National Academy of Sciences.
Neuroscientist will work at HHMI headquarters to support the research of HHMI investigators around the country.
A webcast of the HHMI Holiday Lectures on Science features HHMI investigator Douglas Melton and Nadia Rosenthal of the European Molecular Biology Organization talking about stem cell biology.
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will host an international symposium on "Cell Death and Cancer," in Boston on January 25-26, 2007.
Short summaries of the research of the 2006 International Research Scholars.
Thirty-nine outstanding scientists in Latin America and Canada have been named HHMI international research scholars.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas is honoring the life and legacy of the late David L. Garbers by hosting a memorial symposium on November 16, 2006.
Seven HHMI investigators and an HHMI professor have been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
News tips on research of HHMI international research scholars.
Top researchers from 28 countries report on their latest research into some of the world's toughest biomedical challenges.
David Garbers, an HHMI investigator at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, dies.
Brief bios and pictures of the new Janelia Farm group leaders and fellows.
HHMI has launched a student recruitment campaign for its new Janelia Farm Graduate Program, developed in partnership with the University of Chicago and the University of Cambridge.
HHMI has recruited 10 additional scientists to head research laboratories at its Janelia Farm Research Campus.
View the sweep and distinctive architectural features of the Landscape Building at Janelia Farm.
Take a look inside the Landscape Building at Janelia Farm.
After six years of intense planning, construction, and recruiting, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute is opening its new scientific community.
Jack E. Dixon, dean of scientific affairs at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, and member of HHMI's Medical Advisory Board, has been named vice president and chief scientific officer at HHMI.
A brief summary of Jack Dixon's research background
Accomplished researcher and physician will join HHMI.
HHMI has awarded 13 Physician-Scientist Early Career Awards to help ease the transition from training to a biomedical research faculty position.
HHMI investigator honored for contributions to understanding programmed cell death.
Hughes Scholars at the University of Maryland Baltimore County are getting an education that helps them get into the best graduate schools in the country.
Chemistry professor Randy Duran is building science families at the University of Florida.
HHMI is investing $86.4 million in innovative science undergraduate education programs at 50 research universities across the country.
Cinnamon Spear may be the first teenager from an Indian reservation who ever tried to sneak into a summer science program at a university.
At Rice University, undergraduates in a new global health program will expand their horizons from Houston, Texas, to Africa and beyond.
To fulfill the need for a scientific community that promotes and rewards collaborative, interdisciplinary research, HHMI has created Janelia Farm.
HHMI names 66 new medical and dental student fellows and 42 HHMI/NIH research scholars.
Biographical profiles and photos of the new and continuing HHMI professors.
Twenty leading research scientists who are also dedicated to undergraduate teaching are tapped as HHMI professors.
A Symposium Presented by The Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies March 23, 2006 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Capitol Hill: Russell Office Building, Room 418
HHMI has awarded grants to 13 innovative graduate programs to bring more clinical, medical training into Ph.D. studies.
The Gilliam Fellows for 2006.
Six talented minority students have been awarded 2006 Gilliam graduate fellowships.
Five experienced administrators have been appointed to fill key roles at the Janelia Farm Research Campus.
HHMI trustees have elected Edward J. Palmerino as the new vice president for finance and treasurer.
Two HHMI investigators are among 15 scientists whose outstanding scientific achievements will be honored by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
Twenty-eight outstanding biomedical researchers in the Baltics, Central and Eastern Europe, and Russia have been named HHMI international research scholars
The HHMI Trustees have elected Craig A. Alexander as the Institute's vice president and general counsel. He will assume the new role in January 2006.
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.
President of The Rockefeller University becomes one of 11 Trustees of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Katz's research on the development and function of the mammalian cortex was recognized internationally.
Universities will use new grants to develop innovative graduate education programs that can train scientists to work at the interface of biomedical, physical and computer science.
Seven HHMI investigators and four members of HHMI advisory boards have been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
Physicist and engineer Eric Betzig will bring hands-on experience in designing advanced microscopy tools to Janelia.
New multimedia resources from HHMI will help teach future researchers to think critically about the broader implications of their work.
HHMI announces that its Janelia Farm Research Campus (JFRC) has established partnerships with the University of Cambridge and the University of Chicago to launch an interdisciplinary graduate program.
HHMI is awarding $17.5 million to 42 outstanding scientists in 20 countries to study the molecular and genetic mechanisms underlying infectious and parasitic disease.
More than 100 medical students from medical schools all over the country are learning what life is like in a research lab.
HHMI has selected seven dynamic researchers to be group leaders at its Janelia Farm Research Campus (JFRC).
Five HHMI scientists will lead projects selected as part of the Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative.
James H. Gilliam Jr. was a charter Trustee of HHMI and a respected business and civic leader.
Talented graduate students receive fellowships for Ph.D. studies in the life sciences, honoring charter Trustee James H. Gilliam Jr.
Darman, a financial executive with a distinguished career in public service, has been elected a Trustee of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Collins has been HHMI's director of information technology since 2002.
HHMI and the Center for Strategic and International Studies convene a public symposium in Washington, D.C., on May 12, 2005 to discuss the alarming spread of HIV and TB.
Ten HHMI investigators, the chairman of HHMI's Medical Advisory Board, and an HHMI international research scholar are elected as members or foreign associates.
HHMI has invited more than 200 research universities to compete for $86.4 million in new grants to strengthen undergraduate science education.
In Memoriam Stanley J. Korsmeyer, M.D. HHMI investigator did pioneering research on programmed cell death.
Dean of the Howard University Law School elected HHMI Trustee.
HHMI has selected 43 of the nations most promising biomedical scientists as new HHMI investigators. The 32 men and 11 women are drawn from 31 institutions nationwide, representing traditional biomedical research disciplines, as well as engineering, physics, chemistry, and computer science.
One hundred research universities are being invited to nominate their best scientist-educators to become HHMI professors. Up to 20 new HHMI professors will be named in 2006.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the European Molecular Biology Organization will give three-year EMBO/HHMI Startup Grants to help promising scientists establish their own laboratories in Central Europe.
HHMI and EMBO are offering start-up grants to encourage Central Europe's most promising scientists to come home.
HHMI is conducting an international search for creative scientists from a variety of disciplines who will work together at Janelia Farm to develop the next generation of tools to drive biological discovery.
A model partnership between HHMI and the NIH's new National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering will support development of graduate programs that blend biological, physical, and computational sciences and engineering
Helen K. Copley served as an HHMI Trustee from 1984-1995.
107 medical and dental students will spend the coming academic year conducting research as HHMI medical student fellows and HHMI-NIH research scholars.
HHMI has awarded $98,000 in scholarships to 14 students graduating this year from Loudoun County, VA public high schools.
HHMI is seeking as many as 50 new scientists in the field of biomedical research through a national competition announced today.
HHMI to establish scholarships, plan for a science academy, and expand science curriculum for middle school
Cheryl A. Moore has been appointed associate director and chief operating officer.
HHMI has appointed two researchers to serve as senior scientific officers for the Institute
HHMI's international programs support scientists and scientific infrastructure in countries around the world.
The Trustees of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) have elected Landis Zimmerman as the Institutes vice president and chief investment officer.
Director of planning for Janelia Farm, Gerald M. Rubin, has been named its first director by HHMI's Trustees.
HHMI's Brian Drucker and Charles Sawyers, pioneers in the development of the cancer-fighting drug Gleevec, discuss their research and the future concerns of bringing new drugs to the clinic. On Capitol Hill, June 19. Open to the public.