Dr. Elizabeth Jones awarded $1 million Howard Hughes Professorship
Dr. Elizabeth W. Jones, Department Head and the Dr. Frederick A. Schwertz Distinguished Professor of Life Sciences, was recently awarded a four year, $1 million Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professorship. She will develop a genetics tutor and a freshman summer institute. (For more information, see related article in Carnegie Mellon News.) Dr. Jones was also named University Professor in May.