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.
Two scientists meeting on a bus leads to discovery in the lab and, ultimately, the development of a breakthrough cancer drug.
Stories of sperm and survival help Hopi Hoekstra capture her students’ interest.
Greg Hannon builds furniture, does pottery, and added a room to his house. He also pioneered the study of RNA interference.
PULSE, a national network of science education leaders, is helping transform college-level science teaching and student learning.
Scientists have pinpointed the neurons in the brain that control thirst.
Some immune cells function better after taking a break.
Scientists catch a protein-recycling machine in the act.
A new technique helps scientists understand cells on a whole new scale.