When high school science teacher Stuart Shifrin spent a summer working in a National Institutes of Health lab, he helped discover a promising new cancer drug.
Nassim Assefi, a physician-scientist and novelist, left a faculty position at a leading medical school to help the women of Afghanistan.
Undergraduate research supported by an HHMI science education grant identified the neurological mechanism mice use to enter torpor, a hibernation-like state. The discovery could improve treatment of stroke victims.
Six outstanding Central European scientists have been chosen to receive grants to help them establish their first independent laboratories in the Czech Republic, Estonia, and Hungary.
Science and engineering remain plagued by problems that drain them of female talent.
Maryland high school students spend a year doing research at the National Institutes of Health.
What's the most potent stimulant available on university campuses today? The excitement of scientific research. HHMI professors present their undergraduate education innovations at 2005 AAAS meeting in Washington, D.C.
An HHMI professor and 138 undergraduates co-authored a paper in PLOS Biology identifying genes essential for eye formation in the fruit fly.
Interdisciplinary thinking must be cultivated at the undergraduate level, HHMI professor Manuel Ares, Jr., writes in a Commentary in the December issue of Nature Structural & Molecular Biology.
HHMI commits $10 million to bring medical knowledge to Ph.D. studies.
El HHMI otorga cerca de 50 millones de dólares en subsidios de educación científica a 42 universidades.
HHMI is awarding nearly $50 million in science education grants to 42 colleges.
An HHMI professor, vice president, and colleagues call for enormous changes in the way undergraduates learn science.
Find out why really good scientists can be really poor teachers, and what can be done to change the situation.
These successful research scientists are equally at home in the undergraduate classroom.