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

Initially hooked on developmental biology by a rather bland looking fish, the Senegalese bichir, developmental biologist Tatjana Piotrowski is captivated by the beauty of science.

In the Spotlight

Just as the human genome is the collection of all human genes, the proteome is the sum of all the genome's proteins. Proteomics research helps unravel some of the complicated processes of cells and tissues.


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.