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Events at Stowers

From seminars to conferences, lectures to symposia, the Stowers Institute offers a variety of events where scientific knowledge and ideas are shared.

Featured Event

Genetics and Genomics - Stuck on Repeat

October 26-October 28, 2022

9:00 am | Kansas City, MO

Stowers Research Conferences are biennial meetings that bring together researchers, faculty, and graduate students to inspire creative thought and collaboration in the basic sciences.

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Events

Dec 012022

Translational Research Seminar Series

POLR1C-related disorders: Applying new technologies, dynamic analysis and expanding the clinical spectrum

4:00 pm | Isabelle Thiffault, PhD Director of Translational Genetics – Clinical lab, Children’s Mercy Research Institute

Virtual Teams Meeting

Dec 012022

Translational Research Seminar Series

Understanding the dynamic roles for RNA Polymerase I subunits in embryonic development and disease

4:00 pm | Kristin Watt, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher, Trainor Lab, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Virtual Teams Meeting

Dec 072022

Wednesday Lecture Series

Large-scale regulation of meiotic chromosomes

12:00 pm | Ofer Rog | University of Utah

Webinar

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Jan 112023

Wednesday Lecture Series

CRISPR approaches for studying genes, drugs and genetic interactions

12:00 pm | Luke Gilbert | UCSF

Webinar

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Apr 202023

Conference

Midwest LRIG Spring Conference and Technology Exhibition

8:00 am | Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Event Series

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BIG IDEAS @ScienceStowers

BIG IDEAS @ScienceStowers is a lecture series that explores how science informs and inspires our communities. It aims to bring cutting-edge and provocative scientific ideas in an engaging and accessible way to the greater Kansas City community. The series is 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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Wednesday Lecture Series

This ongoing seminar series explores topics in many areas of research through scientifically technical presentations by distinguished researchers from institutions across the country and around the world. This public lecture series, geared for scientific audiences, is held during the academic fall and spring semesters. 

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Stowers Research Conferences

The Stowers Institute hosts conferences and symposia that encompass an array of research topics. The goal of these events is to bring together eminent scientists from all over the world and provide them an opportunity to explore scientifically challenging ideas. These events are often the catalysts for collaborations that result in significant scientific findings.

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Translational Research Seminar Series

The Translational Research Series highlights research from Kansas City area institutions. These seminars are intended to provide an avenue for meaningful discussions and collaborations that move foundational science discoveries into practice more quickly and efficiently for the benefit of human health. Held during the academic year, the seminars are co-organized and attended by researchers from the Stowers Institute, Children’s Mercy, the University of Kansas Medical Center, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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