News & CommentHuman Frontier Science Program

Collaboration Across Continents

Science  13 Dec 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5294, pp. 1833
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5294.1833


The Human Frontier Science Program, which focuses on molecular biology and study of the brain, provides money for items that national programs generally do not fund, such as salaries and travel expenses for the exchange of postdocs between collaborating laboratories and funds for regular meetings of international teams—giving researchers an opportunity to carry out truly global collaborative science.