Jack Dixon and Gregory Petsko are elected to the oldest learned society in the United States.
Eleven HHMI investigators and one Janelia Farm senior fellow have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Jibrell joins HHMI from the Ford Foundation in New York where he served as chief technology officer.
A statement regarding fraudulent activity involving checks that are purported to be from HHMI.
Fred R. Lummis, a Houston businessman and entrepreneur, has been elected a Trustee of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Over the past year, two scientists who have been at Janelia since its opening took on new roles as group leaders, and six new fellows were recruited to head their own research groups.
The BBVA Foundation honors HHMI investigator Robert Lefkowitz for research on G protein-coupled receptors.
Bruns, who has led the HHMI Grants Program since 2001, will retire in August 2010.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is offering grants to 23 schools that are developing new graduate programs or enhancing existing programs that prepare scientists to translate laboratory discoveries into new medical treatments and diagnostics.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is awarding a total of $16 million to 23 schools that are developing graduate programs to prepare scientists to translate laboratory discoveries into new medical treatments and diagnostics.
Eight HHMI investigators honored for professional achievement in the health sciences.
Keio University honors Friedman for research on obesity.
Fuchs to be honored for studies on the biology of mammalian skin and skin diseases.
At the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Research Campus in Virginia, scientists are developing innovative new technologies and pursuing ambitious scientific questions. This summer, sixteen undergraduate students are part of that mission.
Brief bios of the 2009 Early Career Physician Scientists.
Eleven promising physician-scientists whose research interests range from obesity to childhood cancer will share a total of $4 million from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Friedman honored for research leading to discovery of hormone that regulates appetite and body weight.
Additional housing will be constructed on the Janelia Farm Research Campus to support the recruitment of graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and other scientists at the beginning of their careers.
The report "Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians" lays out a series of scientific competencies that students must master prior to attending medical school and medical students must understand upon completion of their MD.
A new report for the first time defines scientific competencies for future medical school graduates and for undergraduate students who want to pursue a career in medicine.
Former Trustee served HHMI for 18 years, helping shape the Institute's research programs.
On June 9, HHMI investigator Ron Evans will deliver a public talk, "Unlocking Ability: What Can Research Teach Us About Exercise?"
HHMI President Robert Tjian is among those elected to the eminent scholarly organization.
As the academic year winds down, 112 medical, dental, and veterinary students are preparing to meet a new challenge: A year in a laboratory that will hone their scientific skills and prepare them for possible careers in research.
Ten scientists affiliated with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.