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182
National Academy of
Sciences members

25
Nobel Prize winners

  • Richard Axel
  • Bruce Beutler
  • Eric Betzig
  • Günter Blobel
  • Linda Buck
  • Mario R. Capecchi
  • Thomas R. Cech
  • Johann Deisenhofer
  • H. Robert Horvitz
  • Eric Kandel
  • Brian Kobilka
  • Edwin Krebs
  • Robert J. Lefkowitz
  • Roderick MacKinnon
  • Craig C. Mello
  • Paul Modrich
  • Daniel Nathans
  • Stanley B. Prusiner
  • Randy W. Schekman
  • Thomas A. Steitz
  • Thomas C. Südhof
  • Jack W. Szostak
  • Susumu Tonegawa
  • Roger Y. Tsien
  • Eric Wieschaus

65
Host institutions
(as of 3/31/16)

2,583
HHMI employees
(as of 3/31/16)

$18.2 billion
Endowment
(as of 8/31/15)

$666 million
Investment in
U.S. biomedical research
(close of FY 2015)

$85 million
Disbursements for science
education
(close of FY 2015)

327
HHMI investigators
(as of 3/31/16)

13
HHMI-GBMF investigators
(as of 3/31/16)

55
HHMI professors
(as of 3/31/16)

How We Advance Science

HHMI Investigator Robert Lefkowitz

HHMI funds exceptionally talented scientists and educators to advance the front lines of biomedical research and train the next generation of scientific leaders.

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