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

Metastatic cancer and embryos share an important feature: cells that are on the move. Imaging expert Paul Kulesa studies the molecular signals that choreograph the embryonic migrations hoping to learn more about cancer cell’s deadly invasions.

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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