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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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

A gifted lecturer, Drosophila geneticist Scott Hawley, dean of the Graduate School at the Stowers Institute, thrives on helping students grow into the next generation of scientists.  For him, “teaching is like breathing—it’s not dispensable.”

In the Spotlight

BIG IDEAS @ScienceStowers is a lecture series designed to inspire a thirst for scientific knowledge and illustrate the roles that scientific discoveries play in our lives and communities.

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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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