Size Matters

Uniform cell size is important for tissue architecture.

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Guarding Memories

A functional amyloid linked to long-term memory storage exists in the brain.

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Investigator Honored

Congratulations to Joan W. Conaway on her election to the National Academy of Sciences.

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Holding Hands

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

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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

Regeneration pioneer Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado is fascinated with the human side of discovery.“Van Leeuwenhoek didn’t just refine the microscope and invent modern microscopy—he also had toothaches!” he says.

In the Spotlight

In nature, animals vary tremendously in their color and color pattern. But why? And how? To find out watch the latest video in the BIG IDEAS @ScienceStowers lecture series from Harvard Professor and HHMI Investigator, Hopi Hoekstra, PhD, on Nature’s Palette: The Biological Significance of Color.

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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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