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

A series of children’s books called Ten Thousand Unknown Questions got Linheng Li thinking about the mysteries of life and how to solve them. Today, his curiosity is helping him unravel some of the most closely guarded secrets of stem cells.

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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