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HHMI:

A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse

Avice Meehan, Robert Obrist Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan

©2010 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

From modest beginnings, a bold mission

Early aspiration

Founded in 1953 by Hughes

Owner/beneficiary of Hughes Aircraft

From modest beginnings, a bold mission Early aspiration Founded in 1953 by Hughes Owner/beneficiary of Hughes
From modest beginnings, a bold mission Early aspiration Founded in 1953 by Hughes Owner/beneficiary of Hughes
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
“The primary purpose and objective of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute shall be the promotion
“The primary purpose and objective of the
Howard Hughes Medical Institute shall be
the promotion of human knowledge within the
field of basic sciences (principally the field of
medical research and education) and the
effective application for the benefit of mankind.”
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Challenge and Growth

Unclear direction after Hughes’ death

Expansion in Florida

Legal wrangles, then new leadership

an d G row th Unclear direction after Hughes’ death Expansion in Florida Legal wrangles, then
an d G row th Unclear direction after Hughes’ death Expansion in Florida Legal wrangles, then
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Fresh Start in Maryland

F res h St ar t i n M ary l an d Sale of Hughes
F res h St ar t i n M ary l an d Sale of Hughes

Sale of Hughes Aircraft, 1985 Permanent Endowment Independent vision for science

HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Major HHMI Programs

HHMI Investigators Janelia Farm Research Campus Science Education International Research

Major HHMI Programs HHMI Investigators Janelia Farm Research Campus Science Education International Research
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

HHMI seeks

To nurture exceptional scientists

To create a framework for discovery

To connect basic biology, medicine

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see k s T o nurture exceptional scientists To crea t e a f ramewor k
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

HHMI: A Powerful Model

333 Investigators

50 Early career scientists

70+ Host Institutions

130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences

13 Nobel laureates

5 alumni laureates

scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
scientists 70+ Host Institutions 130+ Members of the National Academy of Sciences 13 Nobel laureates 5
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

HHMI: Investing for the Future

$1.7 billion for science education

Focus on undergraduates

Discovery experiences

Commitment to Montgomery County

Discovery experiences Commitment to Montgomery County HHMI investigator Michael F. Summers and students Leila

HHMI investigator Michael F. Summers and students Leila Njimoluh (left) and Adjoa Smalls-Mantey

HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Growth since 1985

96 scientists to 400+

$37 million for research to $776 million per year

Zero to $90 million per year for science education

to 400+ $37 million for research to $776 million per year Zero to $90 million per
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

A Home in Chevy Chase

HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Opened in 1993, expanded in 2010

Approximately 300 local staff

Hub for scientific and educational meetings

Opened in 1993, expanded in 2010 Approximately 300 local staff Hub for scientific and educational meetings

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Opened in 1993, expanded in 2010 Approximately 300 local staff Hub for scientific and educational meetings
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Developed under a special exception Designed for a residential context, generous landscape buffers Activity focused on campus interior Incorporates historic Hayes Manor

context, generous landscape buffers Activity focused on campus interior Incorporates historic Hayes Manor
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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Campus Plan

HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Renderings of the HHMI campus

R en d er i ngs o f t h e HHMI campus
R en d er i ngs o f t h e HHMI campus
R en d er i ngs o f t h e HHMI campus
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Open to the process Leverage transit benefits Seek quality, excellence Respect for context

L oo ki ng F d orwar Open to the process Leverage transit benefits Seek quality,
L oo ki ng F d orwar Open to the process Leverage transit benefits Seek quality,
L oo ki ng F d orwar Open to the process Leverage transit benefits Seek quality,
L oo ki ng F d orwar Open to the process Leverage transit benefits Seek quality,
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Questions

Questions
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse ©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HHMI: A (Quiet) Scientific Powerhouse
©2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute