News Archive

August 11, 2016

Researchers in the Sánchez Alvarado lab at the Stowers Institute have identified a key molecule that directs stem cells in the planarian flatworm to make copies of themselves.

July 22, 2016

Scientists in the Trainor Lab have reported a detailed description of how function-impairing gene mutations cause Treacher Collins syndrome, a rare congenital craniofacial development disorder.

May 4, 2016

Robert Krumlauf, PhD, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences for his distinguished and continuing achievements in original scientific research.

April 1, 2016

When Joan Weliky Conaway, PhD, was a child growing up in Pittsburgh, she often accompanied her father, a scientist, to his lab on Saturday mornings.

April 1, 2016

As a sports nut growing up in Lubbock, Texas, Juston Weems, PhD, clearly remembers the hassle of being a kid with asthma.

April 1, 2016

Philip E. Hockberger, PhD, had a lot to say about the Stowers Institute when he returned to Evanston, Illinois, after attending the Midwest Association of Core Directors annual meeting in Kansas City.

April 1, 2016

Of our five traditionally recognized senses, we often take our sense of smell for granted, but many people don't truly value this helpful sense until they lose it.

March 17, 2016

Researchers in the Hawley Lab at the Stowers Institute have mapped where recombination occurs across the whole genome of the fruit fly after a single round of meiosis.

March 1, 2016

Learn more about the Stowers Proteomics Center, where scientists study the structure and function of proteins within a cell

February 25, 2016

Researchers from the laboratory of Paul Trainor, PhD, at the Stowers Institute of Medical Research have developed an effective and reliable technique for studying high-arched palate using a mouse model.

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