Science, music, art, running, nature, reading: It’s hard to find something Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado is not curious about.
As one year was ending and another was just on the horizon, Stowers Institute and Graduate School leadership announced a series of significant transitions that will play out in full in 2019.
Assistant Investigator Sarah Zanders, PhD, received two highly competitive and prestigious awards in 2018, the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award and the Searle Scholar award.
Assistant Investigator Nicolas Rohner, PhD, became the first Stowers scientist to receive a Mallinckrodt grant, receiving $60,000 per year for three years.
Researchers from the Stowers Institute have discovered a new function of ribosomes in human cells that may show the protein-making particle’s role in destroying healthy mRNAs, the messages that decode DNA into protein.
Researchers from the Washburn Lab at the Stowers Institute have created a novel way to define individual protein associations in a quick, efficient, and informative way.
New research from the Li Lab has identified a backup for an important biological system – the hematopoietic system, whose adult stem cells constantly replenish the body’s blood supply.
Researchers in the Yu Lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have identified "navigator" neurons that are key to setting up connections in the system responsible for the sense of smell.
Hox genes, key regulators of the way the bodies of bilaterally symmetrical animals form, also play a role in controlling the radially symmetric body plan of the starlet sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis.
Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research and collaborators have identified a way to expand blood-forming, adult stem cells from human umbilical cord blood (hUCB).