It takes two to court
How does the mammalian brain processes sensory information to elicit courtship behaviors?READ MORE...
A brand new tune
The musicians are the same but the tune is new, when the unusual interplay of Notch and BMP shapes a critical eye structure, reports Ting Xie.READ MORE...
Patterns of development
For a tiny embryo to grow into an adult organism, the activity of thousands of genes must be tightly orchestrated. Julia Zeitlinger studies this intricate molecular dance.READ MORE...
Explore and discover
Summer Scholars pursue independent, hands-on research projects that challenge their imagination and allow them to experience the excitement of discovery firsthand.READ MORE...
A 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.READ MORE...
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.
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Much More Than Pretty Pictures
Got a biological question that could be answered by microscopy? The Stowers Microscopy Center can suggest just the right scope for you.
The Stowers Summer Scholars Program is open for undergraduates interested in summer research at the Stowers Institute.