Howard Hughes Medical Institute

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)​ investigators conduct research in Institute laboratories at host institutions nationwide in concert with associated hospitals and medical schools. UW Medicine and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center together have the following Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators.

HHMI Investigators at UW Medicine

  • David Baker, Ph.D.
  • Evan E. Eichler, Ph.D.
  • Joseph Mougous, Ph.D.
  • Richard D. Palmiter, Ph.D.
  • John D. Scott, Ph.D.
  • Jay Shendure, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Ning Zheng, Ph.D.

HHMI Investigators at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research​ Center

  • Sue Biggins, Ph.D.
  • Jesse Bloom, Ph.D. ​​
  • Steven Henikoff, Ph.D.
  • Harmit Malik, Ph.D.​

HHMI Scientists at UW Medicine

The HHMI professors innovative approaches to teaching are infusing undergraduate science with the excitement and rigor of scientific research, and are becoming models for fundamental reform of the way undergraduate science is taught at research universities. Through participation in the HHMI Professors Program, HHMI professors are encouraged to share ideas and collaborate to improve science education.

  • Mary Lidstrom, Ph.D.