HHMI Awards $10M to Promote Interdisciplinary
Biomedical Education; Genomics to Play Role
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has set aside $10 million as part of an effort to increase interdisciplinary graduate education, the institute said this week.
HHMI has partnered with the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering and awarded 10 $1 million grants to programs that support both physical and biomedical sciences, including nanotechnology, computational biology, and genomics.
According to HHMI, the recipients of the awards are Brandeis University, Carnegie Mellon University, Johns Hopkins University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, the University of California, Irvine, the University of California, San Diego, the University of California, San Francisco, the University of Chicago, the University of New Mexico, and the University of Pennsylvania.