Maier Avendano Amado selected as HHMI International Research Fellow

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has selected 42 international predoctoral students to receive fellowships

The new awardees represent a broad distribution of countries, including seven that were not represented in the previous two years of the program—Argentina, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Iran, Norway, Saint Lucia, and South Africa. Students from China, India, and Colombia received the most awards, followed by Canada, Israel, Nigeria, Turkey, and the U.K. Each award is worth $43,000 a year.