Distinct Mutations

New research from the Trainor Lab focuses on three distinct genetic mutations that cause Treacher Collins syndrome.


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

If you think there are people-oriented careers, and then there is science, you haven’t met Robb Krumlauf. Regardless of the topic—the heydays of developmental biology or the future of the Stowers Institute—one word dominates the conversation: collegiality.

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.


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.