Press Room

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.

New Users

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In the News

Janelia @10


Janelia Turns 10
A decade after Janelia Research Campus’s doors opened, its long-term, collaborative approach to advancing imaging and neuroscience continues to grow – and evolve.
Hanna Gray Fellows HHMI Launches New Program for Early-Career Scientists
The new program aims to recruit and retain early-career scientists who are from gender, racial, ethnic, and other groups underrepresented in the life sciences, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
SEA-Phages Janelia Microscope Finds a New Home at UMBC
After a 40-year old transmission electron microscope at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County gave out, a Janelia scientist donated his gently-used instrument to the school.

Fast Facts

$663 Million

Disbursements for U.S. biomedical research (close of FY 2016)

$86 Million

Disbursements for science education (close of FY 2016)


HHMI employees
(as of 11/30/16)

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