HHMI is a science philanthropy whose mission is to advance basic biomedical research and science education for the benefit of humanity.
HHMI supports people, rather than projects, because it’s individual scientists who break barriers to advance knowledge.
HHMI empowers exceptional scientists and students to pursue fundamental questions in basic science.
HHMI believes every student and citizen can experience science in a meaningful way.
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When cells divide, chromosomes aren’t always doled out equally. The consequences can be dire.
Adam Cohen is helping Liberia jump-start its science education after years of civil war.
Artist Daniel Kohn spent eight years painting alongside scientists as they worked with test tubes and gene sequencers at the Broad Institute.
Brief videos by student chemists hit their mark.
New software simplifies cell tracking as an embryo grows.
Humans can tell the difference between at least a trillion smells.
A host cell enzyme is commandeered by a knot-like structure in flavivirus RNA.