News Archive

February 21, 2012

In a new study, researchers from the lab of Rong Li, PhD, report that, in yeast, an enzyme literally flips a switch by moving molecules called phospholipids from the outer to the inner layer of the cell membrane.

January 30, 2012

New research from the Stowers Institute demonstrates that stress itself can increase the pace of evolution by increasing the rate of chromosomal instability or aneuploidy.

January 27, 2012

Stowers researchers in the Si Lab discovered that a prion-like protein plays a key role in storing long-term memories.

January 5, 2012

Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research and collaborators have discovered that planarians lack centrosomes, cellular structures that organize the network of microtubules that pulls chromosomes apart during cell division.

December 22, 2011

Transcriptional elongation control takes on new dimensions as Stowers researchers find gene class-specific elongation factors.

December 5, 2011

Stowers investigator Ali Shilatifard, PhD, and his team confirmed that the molecular mechanics of a key regulatory complex implicated in human leukemia are the same on each rung of the evolutionary ladder, from yeast to fruit flies to humans.

December 1, 2011

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has received CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation, recognizing the institute’s commitment to the health of their employees and their families.

November 23, 2011

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research may have found an explanation for the observed asymmetrical distribution of damaged proteins between mothers and their youthful daughters.

November 17, 2011

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research used the single-celled organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae to gain new insight into the process by which chromosomes are physically segregated during cell division.

November 3, 2011

New research from the Hawley Lab clarifies the role of key chromosomal regions called centromeres in the formation of a structure known as the synaptonemal complex.

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