New research from the Trainor Lab focuses on three distinct genetic mutations that cause Treacher Collins syndrome.READ MORE...
A Secret Weapon
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The Stowers Institute attracts the best minds from all over the world. At last count, our scientists and students hailed from 30 different countries.MORE...
Meet Our Scientists
Growing up hunting and fishing in a small town in Illinois, Jerry Workman thought he might become a wildlife biologist. Instead, he dove deep into the cell’s nucleus and overturned most of what was known about gene regulation.
In the Spotlight
Two teams at the Stowers Institute are working to develop a clearer picture of how prions choose to adopt one state versus another, why they spread to nearby proteins, and what divides the functional from the dysfunctional.
The Graduate School of the Stowers Institute will prepare a select group of young scientists whose truly transformative and integrative approaches to research will revolutionize 21st century biology.