Holding Hands

Why do chromosomes sometimes appear as if they are "acrobats holding hands"?

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A Rising Star

The starlet sea anemone offers clues to how animal body plans develop.

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Corrupting Proteins

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

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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

Molecular biologist Kausik Si is not afraid of tackling big questions or exploring brand new hypotheses. He has good cause to believe that prions are what make memories stick.

In the Spotlight

For the first time, scientists from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research and collaborators have described the structure of an endogenously sourced, functioning neuronal amyloid at atomic resolution.

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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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