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

If you think there are people-oriented careers, and then there is science, you haven’t met Robb Krumlauf. Regardless of the topic—the heydays of developmental biology or the future of the Stowers Institute—one word dominates the conversation: collegiality.

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

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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