Holding Hands

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

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Leadership Training

Scientific group leaders can now receive world-class EMBO leadership training in North America.

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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

Metastatic cancer and embryos share an important feature: cells that are on the move. Imaging expert Paul Kulesa studies the molecular signals that choreograph the embryonic migrations hoping to learn more about cancer cell’s deadly invasions.

In the Spotlight

Bacteria are remarkable tiny ancient organisms. And even more remarkable is the special way they communicate with one another. Learn about this chemical communication called quorum sensing.

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Graduate School

The Graduate School of The Stowers Institute

Research experience for aspiring scientists is available through our Summer Scholars program for undergraduates and recent graduates. Applications are now open.

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