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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

Stem Cells, Tissue Plasticity, and Regenerative Biology

October 11-October 13, 2023

9:00 am | Kansas City, MO

Organized by Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Ph.D., Tatjana Piotrowski, Ph.D., Linheng Li, Ph.D.

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Events

Sep 202023

Wednesday Lecture Series

Molybdenum biochemistry: From basic metabolism to neurodegeneration and drug development

12:00 pm | Günter Schwarz | Cologne University

Webinar

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Sep 132023

Wednesday Lecture Series

DragoNNFruit: Learning the cis- and trans-regulatory drivers of chromatin accessibility at single-base and single-cell resolution

12:00 pm | Jacob Schreiber | Stanford University

Webinar

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Sep 052023

Wednesday Lecture Series

Molecular evolution of SARS-CoV-2 and related bat coronaviruses

11:00 am | Tyler Starr | University of Utah

Webinar

Note the different day of the week for this lecture (Tuesday) and the earlier start time (11:00 am Central Time)

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Jul 31- Aug 032023

Education and Training

EMBO Laboratory Leadership for Group Leaders

8:30 am | Kansas City, MO

The Stowers Institute partners with the European Molecular Biology Organization to host an annual four-day leadership course for scientific group leaders.

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May 242023

Wednesday Lecture Series

Reconstructing mammalian development, from zygote to pup

Jay Shendure | University of Washington

Webinar

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May 232023

Translational Research Seminar Series

Nutrition before and after cancer treatments: Current evidence and emerging approaches to improve outcomes

4:00 pm | Jill Hamilton-Reeves, Ph.D., R.D., C.S.O. | University of Kansas Medical Center

Children's Mercy Research Institute and Teams Livestream

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May 232023

Translational Research Seminar Series

Using Astyanax mexicanus as a model to investigate altered glucose metabolism

4:00 pm | Ansa Cobham, Ph.D. | Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Children's Mercy Research Institute and Teams Livestream

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May 172023

Wednesday Lecture Series

Long-range connectivity of the regulatory genome in development

12:00 pm | Michael Levine | Princeton University

Webinar

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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 Seminar 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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