New research from the Zeitlinger Lab suggests the process regulating gene expression may be more like a battle between two opposing genetic forces rather than a step-wise assembly of ingredients.
Using molecular tools to manipulate a prion-like protein in fruit flies, researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have discovered evidence for specific molecular changes necessary for the formation, storage, and retrieval of memories.
Two new assistant investigators join the Stowers faculty, Sarah Zanders, PhD, and Ariel Bazzini, PhD.
Full of restless curiosity, Stowers alum Ray Camahort took an unusual career path after graduation
When a protein folds into the wrong conformation, as occurs in many prion diseases, the result not only poses a deadly hazard— it also spreads exponentially to impact sister proteins.
The Workman Laboratory received grant funding through a newly established award called Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
Nicolas Rohner, PhD, has been thinking about science since his childhood in Southern Germany.
In May, Stowers Institute Co-Founder Virginia Stowers was recognized by the Center for Practical Bioethics with the 2016 Vision to Action Award presented at their annual dinner. The award honors individuals who encourage and exhibit the highest ethical standards of conduct in their leadership, vision, and commitment.
Looking for a summer research internship, Kansas native Christina Ward was delighted to find the Stowers Summer Scholars Program close to home