NAS Honor

Stowers Scientific Director Robb Krumlauf has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences.


A Secret Weapon

What are we learning from studying fish that may help us prevent human hearing loss?


Alternate Identities

The molecule elongin A plays multiple roles in the transcription process. Discover how it morphs from one identity to the other.


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.


Meet Our Scientists

After learning that Hox genes could produce fruit flies with legs where antennae should be, developmental biologist Paul Trainor developed an appreciation for the power of genetics fueling his interest in how the vertebrate head and face is formed.

In the Spotlight

Just as the human genome is the collection of all human genes, the proteome is the sum of all the genome's proteins. Proteomics research helps unravel some of the complicated processes of cells and tissues.


Graduate School

The Graduate School of The Stowers Institute

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.