Ulrike Heberlein, a scientific program director and laboratory head at the Janelia Farm Research Campus, will deliver a public lecture at Janelia titled, “Alcoholism: 100 Million Years in the Making?”
Six HHMI scientists have been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine.
Neuroscientist Cori Bargmann will discuss "Ancient Molecules and the Modern Brain: Understanding our Social Nature," at Janelia on September 18.
Kathryn S. Brown, head of communications, oversees all communications and public relations for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
HHMI relaunches its primary public website. The new site uses Drupal, an open-source technology.
HHMI announces the selection of 27 HHMI investigators, representing 19 institutions.
Two bioengineering professors at Rice University have been named recipients of the 2013 $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation.Rebecca Richards-Kortum, an HHMI program director at Rice, and an HHMI Professor, and her colleague, Maria Oden, are being honored for mentoring a new generation of inventors in developing life-saving health technologies for the world¹s poorest communities.
Eddy will speak about "The Language of DNA" on May 22 in an event open to the public.
Misha Ahrens, Shaul Druckmann, Krystyna Keleman, and Minoru Koyama will each lead a small research team working toward learning how the brain’s neural circuits process information and guide behavior.
Jennifer Tour Chayes, Managing Director of Microsoft Research New England and Microsoft Research New York City, will speak about "Age of Networks" on February 20 at 7 PM.
New lab heads Barry Dickson and Nikolaus Grigorieff will move to Janelia in 2013.
O'Shea, HHMI investigator and professor at Harvard University, will lead HHMI's science programs.
New film and media production company aims to be a significant contributor to the science documentary arena.
Betzig will discuss historical connections between astronomy and microscopy on Dec. 12.
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.