News Archive

July 15, 2011

The Shilatafard Lab has found that an assembly of transcription elongation factors known as Super Elongation Complex helps paused RNA polymerases to come online and start transcribing the gene ahead.

June 20, 2011

Renowned developmental biologist Tatjana Piotrowski, Ph.D., and trailblazing regeneration expert Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Ph.D., joined the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.

June 6, 2011

Investigator R. Scott Hawley, PhD, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences for his excellence in original scientific research.

June 5, 2011

A report from the Conaway lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research identifies a switch that allows RNA polymerase to shift gears from neutral into drive and start transcribing.

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