Sons conceived with the aid of a popular in vitro fertilization technique carry same genetic mutations that rendered their fathers infertile.
HHMI announces the 1999 awards for graduate education and medical student research training fellowships.
Molecular studies of a family of genes are pruning branches from the old evolutionary tree.
Genetic studies confirm that one gene mutation plays a major role in inherited deafness; the importance of another genetic mutation is called into question.
HHMI researchers discover a gene responsible for triggering embryonic cells in the inner ear to develop into sound- and motion-sensing hair cells.
HHMI researchers have found a protein whose activity controls the shape of a developing organ.
HHMI invites colleges, universities to compete for $48 million to enrich undergraduate science education.
HHMI researchers have discovered a molecule that resembles a component of snake toxins, but has a dramatically different effect on the nervous system.
Conference in Moscow on June 22-25 to feature International Research Scholars from 10 countries. Read about it in English or Russian.
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.
Nitric oxide prevents programmed cell death by handcuffing the molecular executioner.
A new grant opens NIH internships to science teachers throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
HHMI's Trustees have announced that Thomas R. Cech of the University of Colorado at Boulder will become the next president of the Institute.
Studies of a molecule that causes severe weight loss in cancer patients may yield new drugs to treat obesity.
Two HHMI labs discover a new molecular road sign that directs axons to their proper destination in the central nervous system.
HHMI researchers find that the mahogany protein suppresses obesity and plays a role in the immune system.
With odorant receptor genes from Drosophila in hand, researchers hope to learn how odors influence behavior.
How does the nose discriminate between different odors?
HHMI researchers have developed a versatile method for improving binding properties of potential drugs.
HHMI researchers have identified a gene that influences formation of the chambers of the heart.
Mouse geneticists get a boost with the release of an encyclopedia containing more than 360,000 genetic sequences.
By studying flies that have mutations similar to some cancer patients, HHMI researchers have found a new type of tumor suppressor gene.