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.
El HHMI otorga 17,5 millones de dólares a 42 científicos excepcionales de 20 países para que estudien los mecanismos moleculares y genéticos que subyacen a las enfermedades infecciosas y parasitarias.
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 Research Campus.
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.
El HHMI está realizando una búsqueda internacional de científicos creativos que trabajen en una variedad de disciplinas para que se unan en la Granja Janelia con el fin de desarrollar la próxima generación de herramientas que impulse descubrimientos biológicos.
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.
El HHMI incrementa su compromiso con la investigación biomédica global.
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
El notable científico Joseph L. Goldstein ha sido elegido miembro del directorio del Instituto Médico Howard Hughes. Craig B. Thompson lo reemplazará como presidente del Consejo Médico.
William R. Galey from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine will direct HHMI's Graduate Science Education Program.
El HHMI nombró a William R. Galey, de la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Nuevo México, director del Programa de Doctorado de Educación Científica.
W. Maxwell Cowan, 1931-2002, Former Chief Scientific Officer at HHMI
Twelve physician-scientists are selected as HHMI investigators.
Doce médicos científicos han sido nombrados investigadores del HHMI.
Científicos de 29 países discutirán sobre investigación biomédica
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.
Becarios Internacionales de 29 países se reunirán en Canadá del 20 al 23 de junio para discutir sus investigaciones.
It announces a $500 million plan for a biomedical science center to develop advanced technology and provide a collaborative setting for researchers.
El HHMI revela plan de gran alcance de $500 millones para centro de investigación El Instituto Médico Howard Hughes dio hoy a conocer un plan a diez años y de 500 millones de dólares para un centro de ciencias biomédicas. Este centro servirá para desarrollar tecnología de avanzada para investigadores biomédicos y también proporcionará un ambiente de colaboración, donde científicos de todo el mundo puedan crear las nuevas herramientas de la biología. El centro estará situado en un terreno de 281 acres que el HHMI adquirió recientemente en las afueras de Washington D.C., en Loudoun County, en el estado de Virginia. Para ver el artículo completo ir a
Images to accompany the announcement for the new Janelia Farm Research Campus.
La presidenta y directora general de Fiduciary Trust Company International será uno de los 10 miembros del comité directivo.
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.
Peter J. Bruns de la Universidad Cornell será el nuevo vicepresidente de subsidios y programas especiales.
The Institute has bought paintings and other work by Irving Geis, a pioneer in molecular art who helped reveal the beauty of nature.
Los becarios de investigación internacional del HHMI de 16 países se reunirán del 20 al 23 de junio en el Instituto.
HHMI's international research scholars from 16 countries will gather at the Institute on June 20-23.
El Instituto Médico Howard Hughes (HHMI) anunció hoy los nombres de 48 científicos que han sido seleccionados en una competición nacional y que serán designados investigadores del HHMI.
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.
El HHMI ha iniciado un servicio gratuito para proveer las últimas noticias sobre investigación biomédica en español, vía Internet.
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.
Los miembros del directorio del Instituto Médico Howard Hughes (HHMI) han elegido a Nestor V. Santiago, jefe de la oficina de inversiones del Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI), como vicepresidente y jefe de inversiones del HHMI.
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.
David A. Clayton y Gerald M. Rubin han sido nombrados vicepresidentes del HHMI, a partir del 1 de enero del 2000. En el anuncio de los nombramientos, el presidente electo Thomas R. Cech resalta la "gran estima" que la comunidad científica tiene por estos "excelentes científicos".
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.