Several leading biomedical research institutions are proving that researchers and teachers working together can make science come alive for precollege students.
How do you bring science to life for youngsters and their teachers? The University of Mississippi School of Medicine does it by pairing them with real researchers.
Laura Poling unfazed by the sudden attention on the controversy around an article published in the February 12, 1999 issue of the journal Science, which challenges the fossil record by concluding that turtles, not birds, are the closest living relatives of crocodiles.
HHMI announces the 1999 awards for graduate education and medical student research training fellowships.
HHMI invites colleges, universities to compete for $48 million to enrich undergraduate science education.
HHMI to award $14 million through new international initiative to combat diseases with worldwide impact.
HHMI to award $15 million to support biomedical research in the Baltics, Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Awards $1.32 Million to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory for Short Courses
Four-year grant will support 12 advanced courses on topics such as parasitism, embryology, microbial diversity and cell signaling.
A new grant opens NIH internships to science teachers throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
Christine E. Seidman and Richard P. Lifton will discuss the genetics of cardiovascular disease and the role of the kidney in hypertension at HHMI's annual lecture series for high school students and other viewers.
Grants will help selected institutions to sustain their critical biomedical research activities amid major changes in the U.S. health care system.
HHMI selects young physicians to receive support to train as physician-scientists.
$800,000 HHMI grant will enable JSTOR to offer online access to all past issues of Science, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and other journals.
New HHMI Web site provides hands-on activities for elementary school students.
More than $425 million awarded since 1988 to revitalize undergraduate biological sciences education.
A powerful, award-winning video that encourages minority students to pursue careers is now available on the Web.
The Institute plans to award $12 million in new grants for precollege science programs at biomedical research institutions.
New Web site provides 'one-stop shopping' for young researchers seeking fellowships, grants.
HHMI predoctoral fellow develops a computer program that offers a quick, easy and free way to produce restriction maps of DNA sequences.
New centers at medical schools provide centralized access to the increasingly powerful tools and specialized expertise that drive modern biology.
HHMI's representative in Russia, Laura Kennedy, has helped the Institute's international research scholars in the region to overcome a wide range of problems.