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.
The winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine discovered how packages of molecules are ferried around and between cells.
When the Eugene school district was hit by the recession, a group of University of Oregon faculty offered to help.
A short, wooly, gray horse got Michael Welsh hooked on a style of Western riding called reining.
With the revamped AP Biology curriculum in place, some teachers and students are struggling to adapt.
A cluster of neurons help flies make sense of a visual scene.
Small targeted RNA turns off mutant genes that impair heart muscles.
In zebrafish, spiky structures hinder fin regrowth.