Misha Ahrens, Shaul Druckmann, Krystyna Keleman, and Minoru Koyama will each lead a small research team working toward learning how the brain’s neural circuits process information and guide behavior.
Jennifer Tour Chayes, Managing Director of Microsoft Research New England and Microsoft Research New York City, will speak about "Age of Networks" on February 20 at 7 PM.
New lab heads Barry Dickson and Nikolaus Grigorieff will move to Janelia in 2013.
O'Shea, HHMI investigator and professor at Harvard University, will lead HHMI's science programs.
New film and media production company aims to be a significant contributor to the science documentary arena.
Betzig will discuss historical connections between astronomy and microscopy on Dec. 12.
Susan Desmond-Hellmann, M.D., M.P.H., chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco, becomes one of 11 Trustees of the Institute.
Hanna H. Gray, Ph.D., former chair of the HHMI Trustees, retires after serving the Institute since 1984.
Seven HHMI investigators and two members of HHMI’s Scientific Review Board have been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
Together, the teams include 28 researchers from 20 institutions in the United States, Germany, and Israel.
Seventy students from 27 medical schools across the country will participate in HHMI's year-long Medical Research Fellows Program.
Dixon, who has led HHMI's scientific programs since 2007, will retire from the Institute in summer 2013.
Fourteen HHMI scientists are among 84 newly elected members.
Bonnie Bassler and Jack Dixon are among eight newly elected foreign members.
Nine HHMI investigators and one HHMI Professor are elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The May 9th lecture, "Shining Light on How the Brain Works," is free, but tickets are required for admission.
The Gilliam program aims to increase the diversity of college and university faculty by supporting future scientific leaders during their graduate studies.
Perlmutter's lecture on “Building Better Medicines: Drug Discovery in the 21st Century” will take place on February 15.
Sean B. Carroll, HHMI’s vice president for science education and a long-time HHMI investigator, has been awarded the 2012 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science.
A group of internationally recognized scientists was named to the editorial team of eLife, the new open-access journal to be launched by HHMI, Wellcome Trust and Max Planck Society.
Patterson, director of publishing at the Public Library of Science (PLoS), helped establish PLoS as a pioneer of open access publishing.
Distinguished cell biologist is named first editor of a new journal that HHMI, the Max Planck Society, and the Wellcome Trust will launch next year.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society, and the Wellcome Trust will support a new journal that will aim to attract and define the very best research publications from across these fields.
Leonardo's lecture, “Constructing Reality: What Illusions Tell Us About the Mind,” will take place the evening of May 25.
The Trustees of HHMI have elected Nitin Kotak as vice president and chief financial officer. He joins the Institute from Bethesda-based Technest Holdings, Inc.
HHMI has doubled the number of the Gilliam Fellowships available to Ph.D.-seeking students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences.
The HHMI Bulletin iPad app is now available for download in the Apple App Store.
Graham Walker will talk about running a science education research group and developing resources for MIT and the larger education community in a AAAS plenary talk.
HHMI is launching a $60 million documentary film initiative that aims to bring high quality, compelling science features to television.
Sean Carroll, vice president for science education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will deliver a public lecture titled “Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species” at the Janelia Farm Research Campus on February 9.
Roian Egnor and Lou Scheffer will speak at the USA Science and Engineering Festival Expo on the National Mall on October 23.
The KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) is seeking early career and established research scientists to work for a newly-formed institute in Durban, South Africa, that is dedicated to basic tuberculosis (TB) and HIV research in sub-Saharan Africa.
Harris will deliver a public lecture titled “Seeing the Brain in Action: A Toolmaker's Perspective” on November 3.
HHMI has awarded $364,000 to more than double the capacity of a vital repository that is a resource for the worldwide community of scientists who study the fruit fly.
Moore, COO of HHMI's Janelia Farm Research Campus, will assume the new role in September 2010.
This year, 116 medical, dental, and veterinary students from 47 schools across the country will take a break from memorizing molecular metabolism and studying drug interactions to spend a year in a lab doing hands-on research.
HHMI investigator William Newsome and NYU researcher J. Anthony Movshon are recipients of the 2010 Vision Award.
Schmoke, Dean of the Howard University School of Law, succeeds Hanna H. Gray as Chairman of the Trustees of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
HHMI and the University of KwaZulu-Natal announce appointment of Bishai as the first permanent director of the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH).
Thirteen HHMI professors with successful science education programs were awarded a total of $9 million over the next four years.
MIT will use part of its $1.8 million HHMI grant to share its online science educational tools with a larger worldwide audience through its OpenCourseWare (OCW) program.
The University of North Texas will use a portion of its first $1.3 million HHMI grant to encourage a successful transition for students from community colleges to the four-year school and expand research opportunities to more students.
The University of Miami is using a portion of its new $1.4 million HHMI grant to spearhead an approach that focuses on preparing undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds to succeed in science.
The Science Literacy Program (SLP), funded by an HHMI grant, will help faculty from four departments—chemistry, physics, biology, and geological sciences—transform the classes they offer to non-science majors.
Lehigh's Biosystems Dynamics Summer Institute (BDSI)—a 10-week summer program—places undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members on interdisciplinary teams to tackle projects such as looking for drugs to treat stress disorders and developing reliable methods to separate cells in the blood for detection of HIV.
High school students across New Mexico have conducted basic genetics experiments with the help of New Mexico State University scientists and a mobile lab that travels to a different high school each week.
A list of the universities that received grants for 2010 through HHMI's Precollege and Undergraduate Science Education Program and the HHMI Professors Program.
To better tailor the premed curriculum to the needs of future physicians, Yale University is developing a cluster of new interdisciplinary courses that devote special focus to the concepts most relevant to medicine.
The University of Missouri, Columbia's interdisciplinary program with the renowned University of Missouri School of Journalism will prepare up-and-coming scientists to communicate with—even educate—the public.
The University of Maryland will use a portion of its new $1.5 million grant to partner with the nonprofit MDBio Foundation to bring its mobile laboratory to high schools throughout the state for one-week visits.