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.
HHMI vice president for finance, Nestor Santiago dies.
HHMI investigators Val Sheffield and Edwin Stone to speak on inherited eye diseases and genetic testing, May 22 on Capitol Hill. Open to the public.
HHMI breaks ground for the Janelia Farm Research Campus in Ashburn, Virginia.
Join HHMI investigators in a public dialogue about stem cells and their evolving role in treating disease.
Charles A. Janeway, HHMI investigator at Yale, is remembered.
Reductions in spending for research, grant programs and administrative operations to take place over the next two years.
HHMI announces the purchase of historic Hayes Manor and surrounding property.
Joseph L. Goldstein is elected Trustee; Craig B. Thompson to chair Medical Advisory Board
William R. Galey from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine will direct HHMI's Graduate Science Education Program.
W. Maxwell Cowan, 1931-2002, Former Chief Scientific Officer at HHMI
Twelve physician-scientists are selected as HHMI investigators.
Scientists from 29 countries to discuss biomedical research.
Ellen B. Safir leaves HHMI to start new fixed income management investment firm.
Rafael Viñoly Architects is chosen to design HHMI research campus in Virginia.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) today announced that it is offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charge of anyone connected to the disappearance of Dr. Don C. Wiley.
HHMI announces national competition for the appointment of outstanding physician-scientists who are conducting patient-oriented research.
It announces a $500 million plan for a biomedical science center to develop advanced technology and provide a collaborative setting for researchers.
Images to accompany the announcement for the new Janelia Farm Research Campus.
Chairman and CEO of Fiduciary Trust Company International will become one of 10 Trustees.
HHMI purchases land in Loudoun County, Virginia for new campus.
Peter J. Bruns of Cornell University will become HHMI's new vice president for grants and special programs.
The Institute has bought paintings and other work by Irving Geis, a pioneer in molecular art who helped reveal the beauty of nature.
HHMI's international research scholars from 16 countries will gather at the Institute on June 20-23.
The Institute has selected 48 scientists, including 12 computational biologists, in a national competition to become HHMI investigators.
Internet users who speak Spanish can now receive news reports about discoveries in genetics, neuroscience and other fields of biomedical research from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Private funders gather at HHMI to discuss how they can help ensure that medical researchers get the training they need.
The Institute's Trustees have elected Nestor V. Santiago as vice president and chief investment officer.
David A. Clayton and Gerald M. Rubin are named HHMI vice presidents, effective Jan. 1, 2000. President-designate Thomas R. Cech notes "the high regard" of the scientific community for these "fine scientists" in his announcement of the appointments.
Conference in Moscow on June 22-25 to feature International Research Scholars from 10 countries. Read about it in English or Russian.
HHMI's Trustees have announced that Thomas R. Cech of the University of Colorado at Boulder will become the next president of the Institute.
HHMI's International Research Scholars from six countries in the Americas gathered in Rio de Janeiro for a scientific conference. Special Web reports covered the event while it was happening.
Conference in Rio on January 19-22 to feature International Research Scholars from six countries in the Americas.
Purnell W. Choppin, president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has announced that he will retire at the end of 1999.
Meeting Features Leading Biomedical Scientists From Central Europe, Former Soviet Union and the Baltics
Jeremy R. Knowles, Dean of the Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, has been elected a Trustee of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Impact of Market Changes on Medical Research and Training to be Considered at Conference at HHMI on February 23-24
Hanna H. Gray, president emeritus and Harry Pratt Judson Distinguished Service Professor of History of the University of Chicago, has been elected chairman of the Trustees of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, effective November 4.
Stephen M. Cohen has been elected vice president and chief financial officer of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute by its Trustee, it was announced today by Purnell W. Choppin, M.D., president of the Institute.
Garnett L. Keith, chairman of SeaBridge Investment Advisors L.L.C., in Summit, New Jersey, has been elected Trustee of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the nation's largest philanthropy.
The Institute brings together its international research scholars from 10 European countries, in the Czech capital.
HHMI's international program brings together scientists from the Baltics, Central Europe and the former Soviet Union.
The Institute's Trustees accepted Helen K. Copley's resignation at their November meeting. Copley was one of the original group of Trustees appointed by the Delaware Court of Chancery in 1984.
James A. Baker, III, secretary of state under George Bush and secretary of the treasury under Ronald Reagan, has been elected a Trustee of HHMI.
The following remarks were made by Hungarian researcher László Hunyady of Semmelweiss University of Medicine in Budapest. He was addressing diplomats and journalists at a luncheon announcing the Hughes grants that was held in July at HHMI's headquarters outside of Washington, D.C.