HHMI supports scientific thought leaders, emerging research pioneers, and students who aspire to be tomorrow's scientific innovators. The principles that infuse our programs come to life in the stories of our people.
More than 300 HHMI investigators are pushing the bounds of knowledge in biomedical research. Their laboratories are located at more than 70 public and private research institutions across the United States. The collaboration between HHMI and these host institutions extends the nation’s research capacity by empowering exceptional individuals and equipping their labs with high-tech tools. Through their appointments to the Institute, investigators are provided with long-term, flexible funding that gives them the freedom to explore and follow their research ideas through to fruition.
Janelia is a pioneering research center where scientists from many disciplines gather to collaborate on some of science's most challenging problems. Small labs. BIG SCIENCE. Janelia frees scientists of constraints commonly found in other research environments, and provides access to world-class resources and a talented support staff. Learn more: https://www.janelia.org, https://www.facebook.com/HHMIJRC/?fref=ts
HHMI's science education grants program spurs innovation in science education for students at the precollege level through advanced training.
Our diverse portfolio of programs is unified by a core philosophy: innovation in science depends on the quality and diversity of students who are supported in pursuing original research.
HHMI's BioInteractive series of films brings compelling stories of scientific discovery, featuring leading scientists in fields ranging from evolutionary biology and genetics to earth science. Each film runs for about 10 to 30 minutes, a length optimized for use in the classroom.