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Programs and Opportunities

Biomedical Research

HHMI is a recognized leader in biomedical research. Discoveries made in HHMI labs are advancing our understanding of the natural world as well as some of society’s most vexing health problems, including AIDS, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes.

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Science Education

The largest privately funded science education initiative in the United States, HHMI's grants program is enhancing science education for students at all levels, from the earliest grades through advanced training. Grants awarded by HHMI fit within two general categories: research grants for individuals and science education grants for institutions.

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Visit our searchable database of awards in science education.

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Learn about what HHMI funds and our research and science education funding policies.

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Open Competitions

Open to outstanding scientists in biomedical disciplines and adjacent fields. The application...
Apply before October 31, 2017, to join the program and begin offering the SEA-PHAGES course in the...

How We Advance Science

HHMI Investigator Robert Lefkowitz

HHMI funds exceptionally talented scientists and educators to advance the front lines of biomedical research and train the next generation of scientific leaders.

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