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Institute [ April 23, 2014 ]

Ten HHMI investigators are elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Science Education [ April 23, 2014 ]

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.

Research [ April 13, 2014 ]

Janelia researchers speed up image-processing time and get sharper microscopy images by employing techniques used by astonomers and ophthalmologists.

Research [ April 2, 2014 ]

John P. Donoghue, Director of the Institute for Brain Science at Brown University, will speak on April 30 at 7PM at Janelia.

Research [ March 20, 2014 ]

HHMI researchers have tested the olfactory capacity of human volunteers and found that humans are capable of discriminating at least one trillion different odors.

Research [ March 6, 2014 ]

HHMI researchers show that rising temperatures can cause spread of malaria to areas where the disease had not been endemic historically.

Research [ February 6, 2014 ]

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) scientists have created a portrait of a DNA-snipping protein called Cas9, a powerful research tool used in many labs for genome editing.

Science Education [ February 4, 2014 ]

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.