News Archive

February 1, 2021

The silkworm is one of the most well-studied lepidopteran model systems worldwide, and a recent arrival in the Hawley Lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.

January 1, 2021

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research announces that Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, PhD, Investigator and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, has been named the Institute’s new Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer.

January 1, 2021

What if degenerative eye conditions could be detected and treated before vision is impaired? Recent findings from the Xie Lab point to the ciliary body as a key to unlocking this possibility.

December 28, 2020

It’s still mysterious, but the biological process that underlies memory persistence is better understood now than ever, thanks to researchers from the Si Lab at the Stowers Institute.

November 30, 2020

Researchers at the Stowers Institute have developed an approach that integrates several technologies to build detailed structural models of protein complexes, which are made up of multiple proteins that assemble and work together to perform a biological function.

November 17, 2020

Researchers in the Krumlauf Lab have identified a handful of variations in an amino acid sequence critical for retaining the ancestral function of a gene over the course of 600 million years of evolution.

October 6, 2020

Two early-career Stowers investigators, Nicolas Rohner, PhD, and Sarah Zanders, PhD, were recently recognized for having a significant impact on their fields.

September 4, 2020

A comparative study of two fish species offers important clues about vertebrate regeneration.

September 1, 2020

Several researchers at the Stowers Institute received award notifications during the past few months, including investigators, a postdoctoral researcher, and predoctoral researchers.

August 14, 2020

A new study from the Zanders Lab describes a strategy that the S. pombe fission yeast genome can use to mitigate some of the worst effects conferred by parasitic gene elements known as meiotic drivers.

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