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    HHMI announces new Med Into Grad Institutes

    The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has awarded $16 million to 23 universities for its Med Into Grad initiative, a program that integrates clinical medicine into the graduate school curriculum. Each of the winning institutions will receive up to $700,000 over 4 years. The Med Into Grad program began in 2005 with awards to 13… Read More
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    Doing Great Science in Difficult Places

    The Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) has published a new book, Excellence Everywhere, aimed at scientists working in places that lack the extensive resources commonly found in the developed world. (Full disclosure: BWF is the funder of Science Careers’s CTSciNet.) Not long after I joined Science Careers — called Science’s Next Wave a… Read More
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    New Biomedical Program Funds Early-Career Scientists

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced today a new $300 milion program to recognize the best biomedical scientists still starting up their careers. Through this Early Career Scientist Program, HHMI aims to support outstanding researchers with 2 to 6 years experience running their own labs. At this stage in their careers, as the program an… Read More
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    HHMI Awards 20 Physician-Scientist Grants

    Last week, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced its latest Physician-Scientist Early Career Awards. HHMI selected the 20 award winners with the goal of creating a core group of scientists who can bridge the gap between the research lab and clinical practice. As a new Science Careers feature on translational research points out, fill… Read More
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    HHMI Creates 16 More Postdoc Positions

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced earlier this week that it will collaborate with four other foundations to establish 16 more postdoc positions at its Janelia Farms Research Campus in Virginia. The four partner foundations are the Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund, the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation, the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fou… Read More