HHMI expands the Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study, a highly successful program for graduate students who are pursuing a PhD in the life sciences and who are committed to increasing diversity among scientists.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards nearly $5 million in research fellowships to 46 predoctoral students from 24 countries.
Fifteen outstanding researchers from 13 institutions are named HHMI Professors.
HHMI selects 37 research universities to receive $60 million in grants to improve how science is taught.
Through its 2014 Sustaining Excellence competition, HHMI is awarding new science education grants that will support activities at 37 research universities.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the Pennsylvania State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and HHMI are working together to learn how to adapt the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at more universities.
Seventy medical and veterinary students from 37 different schools across the country will be engaging in laboratory research for a full year as participants in the HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program.
In the last five years, 4,800 students at 73 colleges and universities nationwide have taken HHMI's Science Education Alliance (SEA) Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science (PHAGES) research course.