Sean Carroll, vice president for science education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will deliver a public lecture titled “Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species” at the Janelia Farm Research Campus on February 9.
Roian Egnor and Lou Scheffer will speak at the USA Science and Engineering Festival Expo on the National Mall on October 23.
The KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) is seeking early career and established research scientists to work for a newly-formed institute in Durban, South Africa, that is dedicated to basic tuberculosis (TB) and HIV research in sub-Saharan Africa.
Harris will deliver a public lecture titled “Seeing the Brain in Action: A Toolmaker's Perspective” on November 3.
HHMI has awarded $364,000 to more than double the capacity of a vital repository that is a resource for the worldwide community of scientists who study the fruit fly.
Moore, COO of HHMI's Janelia Farm Research Campus, will assume the new role in September 2010.
This year, 116 medical, dental, and veterinary students from 47 schools across the country will take a break from memorizing molecular metabolism and studying drug interactions to spend a year in a lab doing hands-on research.
HHMI investigator William Newsome and NYU researcher J. Anthony Movshon are recipients of the 2010 Vision Award.
Schmoke, Dean of the Howard University School of Law, succeeds Hanna H. Gray as Chairman of the Trustees of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
HHMI and the University of KwaZulu-Natal announce appointment of Bishai as the first permanent director of the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH).
Thirteen HHMI professors with successful science education programs were awarded a total of $9 million over the next four years.
The University of Miami is using a portion of its new $1.4 million HHMI grant to spearhead an approach that focuses on preparing undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds to succeed in science.
A list of the universities that received grants for 2010 through HHMI's Precollege and Undergraduate Science Education Program and the HHMI Professors Program.
The University of California, Los Angeles will use part of a new $1.2 million HHMI grant to break down artificial boundaries imposed by traditional major requirements to allow students to experience the thrill of the scientific chase.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison's week-long Mad Biology Boot Camp brings students together before classes start to give them a preview of college life and teach them to manage time and stress.
With support from HHMI, Delaware has set up a core calculus course that covers materials punctuated by examples that are relevant to biology students.
With a new HHMI grant, MSU will modify a popular half-day outreach program for middle school girls, Science Saturdays, to attract more Native American students.
Soon, each UC Santa Barbara student will get a taste of doing original research on the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans, a widely used genetic model.
The Go Teach program is designed to improve the quality of tomorrow’s K–12 science teachers by recruiting prospective teachers from the ranks of undergraduate science students.
SUNY at Stony Brook's Research Fellows Program focuses on students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds or from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the sciences.
With its new HHMI science education grant, the school’s first, Florida International University will create a more hands-on, active learning environment in introductory science courses.
A team of about a dozen scientists and educators will develop "plug and play" modules that instructors can integrate into existing biology courses to introduce statistical techniques.
A new HHMI grant will help Emory University meet the rising demand to get students into the lab—and do it earlier.
As part of a $1.4 million HHMI science education grant, 5 to 10 LSU undergraduates will travel to the labs of infectious disease researchers in Europe, Africa, South America, and Asia in the hopes of broadening their perspective and introduce them to new ways of thinking about science.
With the help of an HHMI grant, the biology faculty is designing a program called FASTRAC—FAcilitating STudent Research ACcess—that will identify up to 20 community college students each year who are interested in working in a research lab after they transfer to UC Davis.