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

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

Read all about the Herculean efforts often required to battle cancer in the latest edition
of the online Stowers Report.

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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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