Forty-eight of the nation's best undergraduate institutions will receive $60 million to help them usher in a new era of science education.
A complete listing of this year's college grant recipients with links to profiles of each institution.
Jeremy R. Knowles, an HHMI Trustee, died yesterday at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, following a long bout with prostate cancer.
Thomas R. Cech, President of HHMI since January 2000, today announced that he would step down as head of the Institute in spring 2009.
Charles Zuker will deliver a lecture titled "Common Sense about Taste–from the Tongue to the Brain: How We Transform Sensation into Perception" on April 23, 2008.
HHMI has selected five young scientists as recipients of this year's Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study.
Short biographies of each of this year's Gilliam Fellows.
HHMI Trustee was a distinguished public servant, educator and businessman.
Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner at the law firm of WilmerHale in Washington, D.C., has been elected a Trustee.
Twelve colleges and universities have been selected to participate in a nationwide genomics course that will involve first-year college students in authentic research.
Dr. Vijay K. Samalam joins Janelia Farm from the San Diego Supercomputer Center.
Janelia Farm is seeking up to 8 college students to pursue research projects with Janelia Farm scientists during Summer 2008.
Six HHMI investigators and an international research scholar have been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
The Science Education Alliance, headquartered at Janelia Farm, will become a national network of scientists and educators working collaboratively to develop and distribute new materials and methods to the education community.
Under Springer's Open Choice program, articles are immediately published with full open access and deposited in repositories such as PubMed at a flat-rate fee per article.
Huda Zoghbi, an HHMI researcher at Baylor College of Medicine, will deliver a public lecture on "The Path to Understanding and Treating Neurological Diseases" on Tuesday, September 18, 2007.
HHMI will pay the article processing charges for all research published by HHMI investigators in BioMed Central journals.
This year, HHMI will increase the number, size, and duration of grants it awards to alumni of two of its programs as they begin their careers as physician-scientists.
Four students spent their summers participating in a pilot program for undergraduate research at Janelia Farm.
HHMI announces that it will require its scientists to publish their original research articles in scientific journals that allow public access within six months of publication.
A $22.5 million initiative aims to close the gap between research institutions and their local communities by supporting educational programs intended to stimulate interest in science, particularly among young students.
Read more about a few of the programs that HHMI is supporting through its 2007 initiative for biomedical research institutions.
Lefkowitz honored for elucidating the major receptor system that mediates the response of cells and organs to drugs and hormones.
HHMI is boosting its support of outstanding young scientists by entering into collaborations with four institutions.
HHMI has become aware of fraudulent checks being issued in its name.
Mr. Gay served as an HHMI Trustee from 1984 until his retirement in 2006.
In recognition of exceptional contributions to science, Gerald M. Rubin and Morgan Sheng have been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society.
HHMI and the Wellcome Trust have joined forces to establish an exchange program designed to promote collaborative science and enhance research opportunities for postdoctoral researchers.
Backed by nearly $4 million of support from HHMI, 111 medical and dental students will spend a year doing mentored research at medical research centers nationwide, as participants in two programs designed to help meet the need for researchers with medical and dental training.
Eleven HHMI investigators are among those elected today to the National Academy of Sciences, in recognition of distinguished and continuing achievements in research.
Ten HHMI investigators and two HHMI professors are among 203 fellows elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
HHMI investigators Ronald M. Evans and Robert J. Lefkowitz, together with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine professor Solomon H. Snyder, have been awarded the Albany Medical Center's 2007 Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.
McGhee will join Rice to teach and direct a future graduate program in the design of research labs.
Prestigious award recognizes Steitz's pioneering work on the structure of the ribosome.
William R. Lummis, a Houston attorney, served as an Institute Trustee since 1984.
HHMI and Elsevier have established an agreement to make author manuscripts of articles published in Elsevier and Cell Press journals publicly available six months following final publication.
HHMI has invited 226 colleges and master's-level universities to compete for $60 million in science education grant funding.
Why has HHMI invited 226 colleges and small universities to compete for $60 million in science education grants?
The Gilliam Fellows for 2007.
HHMI has named five new Gilliam fellows. The fellowships enable exceptionally talented young scientists from minority or disadvantaged backgrounds to attend graduate school.
Five HHMI investigators and an HHMI professor receive 2007 awards for scientific achievement from the National Academy of Sciences.
Neuroscientist will work at HHMI headquarters to support the research of HHMI investigators around the country.
A webcast of the HHMI Holiday Lectures on Science features HHMI investigator Douglas Melton and Nadia Rosenthal of the European Molecular Biology Organization talking about stem cell biology.
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will host an international symposium on "Cell Death and Cancer," in Boston on January 25-26, 2007.
Thirty-nine outstanding scientists in Latin America and Canada have been named HHMI international research scholars.
Short summaries of the research of the 2006 International Research Scholars.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas is honoring the life and legacy of the late David L. Garbers by hosting a memorial symposium on November 16, 2006.
Seven HHMI investigators and an HHMI professor have been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
News tips on research of HHMI international research scholars.
Top researchers from 28 countries report on their latest research into some of the world's toughest biomedical challenges.