HELP WANTED: HHMI Now Hiring 25 Brilliant Biomedical Researchers

Howard Hughes Medical Institute is asking the brightest minds in biomedical research to apply for a job. Researchers interested in the coveted HHMI Investigator openings should polish up their resumes and start calling references now—competition for a chunk of $150 million in funding is tough as nails, and that deadline will sneak right up on you.

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What's the Importance of Scientific Community?

Time was, America had scientists and inventors in place of movie stars, and the biggest point of national pride was not our latest military score, but our latest patent or medical breakthrough. Our culture is not nearly so influenced by, or interested in, scientific breakthroughs.The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is trying to change that. The giant hands out $80 million for biomedical research annually, and lately it has taken a proactive role towards encouraging science that contributes to or collaborates with other scientists, or other important projects.
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