Joseph G. Gleeson has been named an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Headshot Dr. Joseph G. Gleeson

HHMI's principal mission is conducting basic biomedical research, which it carries out in collaboration with more than 60 universities, medical centers and other research institutions throughout the United States, with 291 HHMI investigators.  The Institute's philanthropic grants program emphasizes initiatives with the power to transform graduate and undergraduate education in the life sciences. The Institute has sought to reinvigorate life science education at both research universities and liberal arts colleges and to engage the nation's leading scientists in teaching.