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HHMI Investigator Program

hhmi catalyzes discovery science by investing in outstanding researchers with generous and flexible funding for significant periods of time. carefully selecting scientist who ask tough questions in science, even at the risk of failure, the hhmi investigator program allows scientists tremendous freedom to pursue their work. there are approximately 300 hhmi investigators worldwide; with these appointments, 17 are rockefeller scientists.

Current Faculty and Emeriti

Gaby Maimon
2018-Present HHMI Investigator
Luciano Marraffini
2018-Present HHMI Investigator
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2014-Present HHMI Investigator
Thomas Walz
2008-2015 HHMI Investigator
Paul Bieniasz
2008-Present HHMI Investigator
Leslie B. Vosshall
2008-Present HHMI Investigator
Jue Chen
2008-Present HHMI Investigator
Erich D. Jarvis
2008-Present Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Thomas Tuschl
2005-2018 HHMI Investigator
Robert B. Darnell
2002-Present HHMI Investigator
Stanislas Leibler
2000-2001 HHMI Investigator
Michel C. Nussenzweig
1999-Present Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Roderick MacKinnon
1997-Present HHMI Investigator
Hermann Steller
1997-2016 HHMI Investigator
Cori Bargmann
1995-2016 HHMI Investigator
Richard P. Lifton
1994-2016 HHMI Investigator
A. James Hudspeth
1993-Present HHMI Investigator
Michael O'Donnell
1993-Present HHMI Investigator
Elaine Fuchs
1993-Present HHMI Investigator
Nathaniel Heintz
1992-Present HHMI Investigator
Michael W. Young
1987-1996 HHMI Investigator
Jeffrey M. Friedman
1986-Present HHMI Investigator

Past Faculty

1994-2003
Marc Tessier-Lavigne
1990-2002
Stephen K. Burley
1988-2001
Yongwon Choi
1988-1999
Claude Desplan
1988-1993
Jan Geliebter
1986-2018
Gunter Blobel