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The HHMI Press Room provides members of the media and public information officers with access to embargoed press releases and information about the work of HHMI researchers and grantees. It also contains supplementary resources such as photos, videos, and backgrounders about HHMI’s research and scientists.

Embargoed News

To access the embargoed section of this site, you must be a member of the media, a freelance writer, or a public information officer at an HHMI host institution or HHMI grantee institution. To request a login, click on the link Register for a Press Room account.  Once you’ve registered for the Press Room, HHMI will verify your information and send an e-mail notification with your login credentials.

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In the News

Hanna Gray Fellows


HHMI Selects 15 Hanna Gray Fellows to Support Diversity in Science
HHMI announces the selection of 15 exceptional early career scientists as the first group of HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows. The 2018 Hanna Gray Fellows competition is now open, with applications due on January 10, 2018.
Inclusive Excellence initiative 24 Institutions Commit to Diversity and Inclusion
HHMI has selected 24 schools in the first round of the Inclusive Excellence initiative, a program that aims to help increase the capacity of colleges and universities to effectively engage all students so that they can be successful in science, especially undergraduates who enter four-year institutions via nontraditional pathways.
New Fluorescent Dyes New Fluorescent Dyes Could Advance Biological Imaging
Scientists at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus have developed a new method for fine-tuning the structure of rhodamine dyes, and can now create a colorful palette of fluorescent molecules.

Fast Facts

$662 Million

Disbursements for U.S. biomedical research (close of FY 2017)

$86 Million

Disbursements for science education (close of FY 2017)


HHMI employees
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