Medical, dental and, for the first time, veterinary students will get a chance to conduct biomedical research full time for a year.
Scientists who bridge the gap between basic research and clinical medicine will get a boost at a vital time in their career.
Fifty-six of the nation's most creative biomedical scientists are being given the opportunity to tackle their most ambitious, risky research plans as they become the newest class of HHMI investigators.
Four HHMI investigators, an HHMI professor, and two members of the Institute's advisory boards have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
David Asai has been named director of the undergraduate science education program at HHMI.
Eight HHMI investigators and three HHMI professors are among the 190 new fellows and 22 foreign honorary members elected.
Forty-eight of the nation's best undergraduate institutions will receive $60 million to help them usher in a new era of science education.
A complete listing of this year's college grant recipients with links to profiles of each institution.
Jeremy R. Knowles, an HHMI Trustee, died yesterday at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, following a long bout with prostate cancer.
Thomas R. Cech, President of HHMI since January 2000, today announced that he would step down as head of the Institute in spring 2009.
Charles Zuker will deliver a lecture titled "Common Sense about Taste–from the Tongue to the Brain: How We Transform Sensation into Perception" on April 23, 2008.
HHMI has selected five young scientists as recipients of this year's Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study.
El HHMI ha seleccionado a cinco científicos jóvenes como destinatarios de las Becas Gilliam para Estudios Avanzados de este año.
Biografías cortas de cada Becario Gilliam de este año.
Short biographies of each of this year's Gilliam Fellows.
HHMI Trustee was a distinguished public servant, educator and businessman.
Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner at the law firm of WilmerHale in Washington, D.C., has been elected a Trustee.
Twelve colleges and universities have been selected to participate in a nationwide genomics course that will involve first-year college students in authentic research.
Dr. Vijay K. Samalam joins Janelia Farm from the San Diego Supercomputer Center.
Janelia Farm is seeking up to 8 college students to pursue research projects with Janelia Farm scientists during Summer 2008.
Six HHMI investigators and an international research scholar have been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
The Science Education Alliance, headquartered at Janelia Farm, will become a national network of scientists and educators working collaboratively to develop and distribute new materials and methods to the education community.
Under Springer's Open Choice program, articles are immediately published with full open access and deposited in repositories such as PubMed at a flat-rate fee per article.
Huda Zoghbi, an HHMI researcher at Baylor College of Medicine, will deliver a public lecture on "The Path to Understanding and Treating Neurological Diseases" on Tuesday, September 18, 2007.
HHMI will pay the article processing charges for all research published by HHMI investigators in BioMed Central journals.
This year, HHMI will increase the number, size, and duration of grants it awards to alumni of two of its programs as they begin their careers as physician-scientists.
Four students spent their summers participating in a pilot program for undergraduate research at Janelia Farm.
HHMI announces that it will require its scientists to publish their original research articles in scientific journals that allow public access within six months of publication.
A $22.5 million initiative aims to close the gap between research institutions and their local communities by supporting educational programs intended to stimulate interest in science, particularly among young students.
Read more about a few of the programs that HHMI is supporting through its 2007 initiative for biomedical research institutions.
Lefkowitz honored for elucidating the major receptor system that mediates the response of cells and organs to drugs and hormones.
HHMI is boosting its support of outstanding young scientists by entering into collaborations with four institutions.
HHMI has become aware of fraudulent checks being issued in its name.
Mr. Gay served as an HHMI Trustee from 1984 until his retirement in 2006.
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.
El HHMI y Elsevier han establecido un acuerdo para que los manuscritos de autores de artículos publicados en Elsevier y en revistas de la Editorial Cell estén disponibles al público seis meses después de su publicación final.
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.
El HHMI ha nombrado a cinco becarios Gilliam nuevos. Las becas permitirán que científicos jóvenes excepcionalmente talentosos, provenientes de minorías y de grupos sociales con desventajas, realicen estudios de postgrado.
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.
Treinta y nueve científicos excepcionales de Latinoamérica y Canadá han sido nombrados becarios internacionales de investigación del HHMI.
Thirty-nine outstanding scientists in Latin America and Canada have been named HHMI international research scholars.
Short summaries of the research of the 2006 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.
Científicos de alto nivel de 28 países informan sus últimas investigaciones sobre algunos de los desafíos médicos mundiales más difíciles.
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.
Fact sheets for the Janelia Research campus in Ashburn, Virginia.
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.
Twenty leading research scientists who are also dedicated to undergraduate teaching are tapped as HHMI professors.
Biographical profiles and photos of the new and continuing 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.