News of the WeekRESEARCH FOUNDATIONS

Biochemist Robert Tjian Named President of Hughes Institute

+ See all authors and affiliations

Science  03 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5898, pp. 35
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5898.35a

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Summary

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the largest private funder of biomedical research in the United States, has chosen a new president. He is University of California, Berkeley, biochemist Robert Tjian, a longtime Hughes investigator known as a driven researcher and devoted mentor.