HHMI Investigators Joanne Chory and Peter Walter (image) Howard Hughes Medical Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption HHMI Investigators Joanne Chory and Peter Walter are among five scientists awarded the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. Credit Howard Hughes Medical Institute Usage Restrictions Use with credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.