Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, founded in 1953, promotes scientific research and education with a specific focus on areas including cell biology, structural biology, genetics, immunology, and neuroscience.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Investigators receive long-term, flexible funding to provide freedom to explore their research ideas through to fruition. Those selected bring innovative approaches to research and are based at host institutions across the United States.

Name
School
Expertise
Year of Election
Kerry Ressler School of Medicine Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 2008-2015
Stephen Warren School of Medicine Human Genetics 1991-2002

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors

Professors receive five-year grants and become permanent members of the HHMI community. Those selected are accomplished research scientists pursuing innovative approaches to teaching.

Name
School
Expertise
Year of Election
Victor Corces Emory College Biology 2006-2010
David Lynn Emory College Chemistry 2002-2006