Richard Hynes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Professor for Cancer Research Cambridge, Massachusetts rohynes@mit.edu Office: (617) 253-6422

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Dr. Hynes is a Daniel K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research at MIT. He received his B.A. in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, U.K., and his Ph.D. in biology from MIT in 1971. After postdoctoral work at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London, where he initiated his work on cell...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Hynes is a Daniel K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research at MIT. He received his B.A. in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, U.K., and his Ph.D. in biology from MIT in 1971. After postdoctoral work at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London, where he initiated his work on cell adhesion, he returned to MIT as a faculty member. Dr. Hynes is a fellow of the Royal Society of London, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. He has received the Gairdner Foundation International Award for achievement in medical science and recently served as president of the American Society for Cell Biology.



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