Susan Desmond-Hellmann, M.D., M.P.H., chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco, becomes one of 11 Trustees of the Institute.
Hanna H. Gray, Ph.D., former chair of the HHMI Trustees, retires after serving the Institute since 1984.
Seven HHMI investigators and two members of HHMI’s Scientific Review Board have been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
Together, the teams include 28 researchers from 20 institutions in the United States, Germany, and Israel.
Seventy students from 27 medical schools across the country will participate in HHMI's year-long Medical Research Fellows Program.
Dixon, who has led HHMI's scientific programs since 2007, will retire from the Institute in summer 2013.
Fourteen HHMI scientists are among 84 newly elected members.
Bonnie Bassler and Jack Dixon are among eight newly elected foreign members.
Nine HHMI investigators and one HHMI Professor are elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The May 9th lecture, Shining Light on How the Brain Works, is free, but tickets are required for admission.
The Gilliam program aims to increase the diversity of college and university faculty by supporting future scientific leaders during their graduate studies.
Perlmutter's lecture on “Building Better Medicines: Drug Discovery in the 21st Century” will take place on February 15.
Sean B. Carroll, HHMI’s vice president for science education and a long-time HHMI investigator, has been awarded the 2012 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science.
A group of internationally recognized scientists was named to the editorial team of eLife, the new open-access journal to be launched by HHMI, Wellcome Trust and Max Planck Society.
Patterson, director of publishing at the Public Library of Science (PLoS), helped establish PLoS as a pioneer of open access publishing.
Distinguished cell biologist is named first editor of a new journal that HHMI, the Max Planck Society, and the Wellcome Trust will launch next year.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society, and the Wellcome Trust will support a new journal that will aim to attract and define the very best research publications from across these fields.
Leonardo's lecture, “Constructing Reality: What Illusions Tell Us About the Mind,” will take place the evening of May 25.
The Trustees of HHMI have elected Nitin Kotak as vice president and chief financial officer. He joins the Institute from Bethesda-based Technest Holdings, Inc.
HHMI has doubled the number of the Gilliam Fellowships available to Ph.D.-seeking students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences.
The HHMI Bulletin iPad app is now available for download in the Apple App Store.
Graham Walker will talk about running a science education research group and developing resources for MIT and the larger education community in a AAAS plenary talk.
HHMI is launching a $60 million documentary film initiative that aims to bring high quality, compelling science features to television.
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.