It takes two to court

How does the mammalian brain processes sensory information to elicit courtship behaviors?

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A brand new tune

The musicians are the same but the tune is new, when the unusual interplay of Notch and BMP shapes a critical eye structure, reports Ting Xie.

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Patterns of development

For a tiny embryo to grow into an adult organism, the activity of thousands of genes must be tightly orchestrated. Julia Zeitlinger studies this intricate molecular dance.

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Explore and discover

Summer Scholars pursue independent, hands-on research projects that challenge their imagination and allow them to experience the excitement of discovery firsthand.

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A Vibrant Community

The Stowers Institute attracts the best minds from all over the world. At last count, our scientists and students hailed from 30 different countries.

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Meet Our Scientists

When Joan and Ron started collaborating during the early days of their scientific careers it marked the launch of “The Conaways” as an unstoppable transcriptional force. Three decades and 150 papers later they still  “enjoy tearing into biochemical questions".

In the Spotlight

Deadline for applications has ended.
For information about our faculty search process or to inquire about your current application, visit our Faculty Search pages.

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Graduate School

The Graduate School of The Stowers Institute

Get on a creative and stimulating path towards your PhD in Biology. Application materials are due on or before December 1, 2014. 

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