News

Tuesday 15th July 2014

The HFSP family keeps growing. We would like to warmly welcome Singapore as a new supporting country of the Human Frontier Science Program Organization. Singapore based scientists can now take full advantage of all HFSP programs and we are excited about the prospects of supporting scientific collaborations with research laboratories in the Asia-Pacific region. The full press release of the National Research Foundation of Singapore is available here. The HFSP press release can be downloaded here.

 

Wednesday 28th May 2014

The new HFSP Newsletter has been published. In the fourth issue of HFSP Matters you can read up on what has happened within and around the HFSP community: research, awards & conferences. We also report of staff changes in the secretariat and provide first information about the 2015 awardees meeting. The newsletter is available for download here.

 

Monday 7th April 2014

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Thursday 20th March 2014

HFSP is pleased to announce the 2014 Research Grants, Fellowships and Career Development Awards. The awards were approved by the Board of Trustees on March 18th and the lists of the different HFSP award categories can be found HERE. Congratulations to this year’s winners!

 

 

Monday 10th February 2014

HFSP grant awardees Roman Stocker (MIT, Cambridge, USA) and Assaf Vardi (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel), together with their postdocs Vicente Fernandez (MIT), Orr Shapiro (WIS) and Melissa Garren (MIT) have won the NSF/AAAS International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge in the photography category. Their sophisticated collage of a coral derived ‘whirlpool’ shows how coral polyps maintain their micro-environment. The winning image has been selected for...

 

Friday 10th January 2014

The next call for HFSP Research Grants is open. Compulsory registration for interested  teams to obtain a registration number must be made by 20 March 2014. The team’s letter of intent must be submitted online by 27 March 2014 via the HFSP extranet site which is now open. Full information on the 2015 competition is available here.

 

Friday 10th January 2014

Purugganan, the Dorothy Schiff Professor of Genomics and Professor of Biology at NYU, is a leading authority on plant molecular evolution and genomics. He has received an Alfred Sloan Young Investigator Award (1997–2002) and a Guggenheim Fellowship (2006–2007), among other honors. He was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2005 and, in 2011, was a Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow of the Kavli Foundation...

 

Friday 18th October 2013

The Board of Trustees of the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP), representing the member countries*, invites applications and nominations for the position of Secretary General (SG) of HFSP. The SG is responsible for the implementation of the Program and is the public voice for HFSP in the world of global science funding. HFSP supports research into the complex mechanisms of living organisms, promoting international collaboration in the spirit of science without borders. It offers funding programs...

 

Wednesday 9th October 2013

There are striking similarities in both of their grant proposals worth mentioning. The two grants brought together truly interdisciplinary teams assembling scientists from a broad spectrum of the life sciences including neurobiology, biochemistry, computation science, chemical engineering, biophysics and structural biology. Moreover both grants were successful in integrating laboratories of young investigators into the team effort without just paying lip service to one of HFSP’s credos of...