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.
HHMI shares the latest on our research, education, and organizational news.
HHMI is advancing academic science by creating opportunities for everyone to learn, contribute, and thrive.
The EXROP program has helped hundreds of underrepresented minorities identify as researchers, a key step toward a science career.
Igor Siwanowicz is a scientist and photographer who captures his subjects in extreme close-up.
Albert and Talar Kiladjian had no idea what was living in their Massachusetts backyard.
When the classroom setting is lacking, enter the mobile lab.
Mosquitoes that lack the orco gene lose their yen for humans.
A newly identified receptor in nerve cells senses itch.
Large protein complex plays key role in body’s response to venom.
A protein helps tune nerves to the environment by killing off inactive cells in the nose.
Science Training Needs Fewer Boundaries.