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

Sue Jaspersen wanted to be a lawyer—until a chemistry class convinced her to switch to science. Since then she’s been on a straight and successful trajectory

 

In the Spotlight

Watch Big Ideas @ScienceStowers lecturer Neil Shubin, PhD, tell us about the most important discovery of his career: fossils that bridge an evolutionary gap between fish using their fins to swim, and animals using their arms, legs, fingers, and toes to walk on land.

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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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