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

Barely a year into his doctoral thesis, Ting Xie was ready to leave science. Then he met Drosophila melanogaster. The tiny fruit fly convinced him to pursue science as a career.

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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