Former Senior Scientific Officer
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
B.S., Zoology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., Biology, Johns Hopkins University
Carl Rhodes is retired from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). He began his work there as a Scientific Officer in May 2000. His primary responsibilities included managing the review and evaluation process for more than 350 current HHMI investigators.
Rhodes earned his baccalaureate degree in zoology with a minor in mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then entered the graduate program in biology at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, earning a Ph.D. in Biology in 1971. Rhodes then carried out postdoctoral research with Nobel Laureate Dr. Paul Berg from 1971 until 1975, in the Department of Biochemistry at Stanford University Medical Center, holding fellowships from the National Science Foundation and the American Cancer Society.