The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute announced today that William G. Kaelin, Jr., a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe of Oxford University, and Gregg L. Semenza of Johns Hopkins University are the recipients of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
HHMI announces the selection of 15 exceptional early career scientists as 2019 HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows to support diversity in biomedical research. The 2020 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition is now open. Applications are due on January 8, 2020.
Janelia Research Campus scientists have mapped more than 1,000 neurons in the mouse brain. It’s the most extensive neural wiring diagram available, and the data are accessible online.