Corrupting Proteins

How and why do some proteins transform themselves into a different shape that “infect” other proteins?

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Investigator Honored

Congratulations to Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado on his election to the National Academy of Sciences.

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Genome Downsizing

Insights from the Gerton Lab point to a possible predictor of how well certain cancer treatments may work.

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Distinct Mutations

Research from the Trainor Lab focuses on three distinct genetic mutations that cause Treacher Collins syndrome.

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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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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

When Joan and Ron started collaborating during the early days of their scientific careers it marked the launch of “The Conaways” as an unstoppable transcriptional force. Three decades and 150 papers later they still  “enjoy tearing into biochemical questions".

In the Spotlight

Watch Manu Prakash, PhD, from Stanford University speak about Magnifying Curiosity Worldwide in a video from our BIG IDEAS @ScienceStowers lecture series.

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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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