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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.


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Stowers Research Conference

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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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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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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