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169
National Academy of
Sciences members

23
Nobel Prize winners

  • Richard Axel
  • Bruce Beutler
  • 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
  • Daniel Nathans
  • Stanley B. Prusiner
  • Randy W. Schekman
  • Thomas A. Steitz
  • Thomas C. Südhof
  • Jack W. Szostak
  • Susumu Tonegawa
  • Roger Y. Tsien
  • Eric Wieschaus

71
Host institutions
(as of 7/1/14)

2,965 
HHMI employees
(as of 5/29/14)

$16.9 billion
Endowment
(close of FY 2013)

$727 million
Investment in
U.S. biomedical research
(close of FY 2013)

$80 million
Disbursements for science
education
(close of FY 2013)

312
HHMI investigators
(as of 9/2/14)

33
HHMI Early Career Scientists
(as of 9/2/14)

14
HHMI-GBMF investigators
(as of 1/7/13)

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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