Self-renewing cells

Stowers researchers reveal molecular competition drives adult stem cells to renew and specialize

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Sea lamprey study

Recent studies of sea lamprey show how this ancient vertebrate uses tools to build a strange-looking head

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"Mega" Cells

Platelet producing megakaryocytes found in bone marrow may one day be used to facilitate stem cell regeneration

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Prestigious Honor

Stowers Institute Investigator Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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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

Initially hooked on developmental biology by a rather bland looking fish, the Senegalese bichir, developmental biologist Tatjana Piotrowski is captivated by the beauty of science.

In the Spotlight

R. Scott Hawley, Ph.D., was recognized with
a research service award from the regional chapter of the American Cancer Society.

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Graduate School

The Graduate School of The Stowers Institute

The Graduate School of the Stowers Institute grants a Ph.D. in biology to young scientists who will revolutionize 21st century biology.

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