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.