The list of new HHMI researchers includes:
Peter Baumann, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, who studies telomerase and asexual reproduction in a unisexual whiptail lizard species
Michael Brainard, University of California, San Francisco, who studies the neurophysiological underpinnings of song learning in birds
Peter Reddien, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who studies regeneration in planaria
Rachel Wilson, Harvard Medical School, who studies sensory processing in Drosophila
Yukiko Yamashita, University of Michigan, who studies the intricacies of stem cell differentiation
Check out the full list of HHMI awardees at the HHMI website.
Correction (May 9): The original version of this article referred to the arrangement enjoyed by HHMI Investigators as a "grant." In fact, these positions are appointments, with HHMI Investigators essentially becoming employees of the Institute. The correction has been made, and The Scientist regrets the error.