Topic: HHMI

Researchers to Further Cancer Research with $3.3 Million in Grants

July 1, 2010

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have received $3.3 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to train a new generation of cancer researchers and study processes related to cancer cell growth and death.

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Program That Engages First-Year Students in Research Awarded $1.6 Million by Howard Hughes Medical Institute

May 20, 2010

The University of Texas at Austin has received $1.6 million from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to expand the Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) in the College of Natural Sciences and get more first-year science students engaged in authentic research.

The funding is part of a new round of grants from HHMI totaling $79 million that will help universities nationwide strengthen undergraduate and precollege science education.

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Two Young University of Texas at Austin Biologists Receive Six Years of Research Funding from Howard Hughes Medical Institute

March 26, 2009

Two University of Texas at Austin biologists join 50 of the nation's best early career science faculty to focus on their boldest and potentially transformative research ideas with support from a new initiative from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

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