HHMI has appointed Marian Carlson as senior scientific officer. Carlson will work from the Institute's headquarters to support the research of HHMI investigators across the nation.
Medical, dental and, for the first time, veterinary students will get a chance to conduct biomedical research full time for a year.
Scientists who bridge the gap between basic research and clinical medicine will get a boost at a vital time in their career.
Fifty-six of the nation's most creative biomedical scientists are being given the opportunity to tackle their most ambitious, risky research plans as they become the newest class of HHMI investigators.
Four HHMI investigators, an HHMI professor, and two members of the Institute's advisory boards have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
David Asai has been named director of the undergraduate science education program at HHMI.
Eight HHMI investigators and three HHMI professors are among the 190 new fellows and 22 foreign honorary members elected.
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.
El HHMI ha seleccionado a cinco científicos jóvenes como destinatarios de las Becas Gilliam para Estudios Avanzados de este año.
Biografías cortas de cada Becario Gilliam de este año.
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.
El HHMI y Elsevier han establecido un acuerdo para que los manuscritos de autores de artículos publicados en Elsevier y en revistas de la Editorial Cell estén disponibles al público seis meses después de su publicación final.
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.