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.
Inside cells, specialized proteins march down a network of highways carrying machinery and messages. Researchers are learning how they manage it.
Landfill-bound materials take a detour to enliven classroom learning.
The 2012 Holiday Lectures on Science explores our changing planet.
Bulky RNA–protein particles take a surprising route through the nuclear membrane.
An unexpected brain connection reveals that mice can learn new features of their songs.
In the mouse liver, almost all DNA transcription occurs at the same time every day.
Taking inspiration from the best.
Great scientists are also great innovators. New ideas, techniques, and devices form the bedrock of scientific discovery. Here, four researchers share how they inspire innovation in the lab.