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The Heir Apparent

Robert Tjian has been named the new president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, reports the New York Times. Tijan, a molecular biologist at UC Berkeley, will replace current president Thomas Cech on April 1, 2009. HHMI doles out grant funding to more than 350 scientists worth some $700 million annually, the article says.

 

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