A Secret Weapon

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

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Alternate Identities

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

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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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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

Barely a year into his doctoral thesis, Ting Xie was ready to leave science. Then he met Drosophila melanogaster. The tiny fruit fly convinced him to pursue science as a career.

In the Spotlight

Model organisms allow researchers to answer a variety of biological questions. Recent technological advances have expanded the number of model organisms available. 

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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.

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