News Archive

June 14, 2021

Longtime Kansas Citian, Virginia Glascock Stowers—wife of the late James “Jim” E. Stowers Jr., mother of three daughters and one son, nurse, and co-founder of the research institute that bears the family name—died at her home in Kansas City, MO, on June 5, 2021. She was 91.

May 17, 2021

What’s the appeal of sea anemones?  For one researcher its that sea anemones have the perfect system for studying evolutionary biology. 

May 3, 2021

The GSSIMR predocs are rotating through our various labs that they will consider for their thesis lab.

April 23, 2021

The Piotrowski Lab has reported newly identified invasive ionocytes in the sensory organs of larval and adult zebrafish fish that may provide clues to how sensory organs continue to function in changing environments.

April 19, 2021

Stowers Institute researchers explore the interplay between the scientific process and the artistic method as they endeavor to understand and describe the world around us.

April 7, 2021

An exchange with one part of the dynamic duo known as “The Conaways”

April 5, 2021

Several Stowers researchers have received funding notifications during the first quarter of 2021, including both investigators and trainees.

March 31, 2021

Stowers President Emeritus William B. Neaves, PhD, offers commentary on the appointment of Alejandro Sánchez Alvarada as Priscilla Wood Neaves Endowed Chair in the Biomedical Sciences at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.

March 30, 2021

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is pleased to announce that Penny Spence has been named the new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Stowers Group of Companies, including not only the Institute, but also BioMed Valley Discoveries and Stowers Resource Management.

March 29, 2021

How does the nose know? The Yu Lab details how the inborn ability to recognize certain odors is encoded in the nervous system of mice.

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