News Archive

March 21, 2018

Stowers Assistant Investigator Nicolas Rohner, PhD, and colleagues recently published findings that suggest how cavefish have acquired biological mechanisms to compensate for detrimental effects of high blood sugar levels.

March 1, 2018

Esteemed physician and educator Betty M. Drees, MD, FACP, was recently appointed president of the Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.

December 4, 2017

Researchers from the Stowers Institute have published the first comprehensive analysis of the dynamic gene expression within single migrating cells from the neural crest, a highly invasive cell population that contributes to nearly every organ during human development.

October 1, 2017

When she’s not in the lab studying the regenerative powers of zebrafish, Tatjana Piotrowski, PhD, enjoys exploring the trails around Kansas City with her family, or hiking remote mountain paths on vacation.

October 1, 2017

Associate Investigator Sue Jaspersen, PhD, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to examine the assembly and regulation of yeast spindle poles.

October 1, 2017

Much like GPS revolutionized our understanding of geography, the advent of robotics and miniaturization is enabling scientists to see a part of ourselves that we might not have known existed.

August 1, 2017

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have solved the three-dimensional structure of a complex that is essential for the correct sorting of chromosomes into eggs and sperm during reproductive cell division or meiosis.

June 22, 2017

New findings from the Gerton Lab at the Stowers Institute suggest that ribosomal DNA copy number could be used to predict which cancers will be sensitive to DNA-damaging chemotherapeutics.

June 5, 2017

Competing regulatory genes "talk" to each other to maintain balance of cell state, according to new research from the Krumlauf Lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.

June 1, 2017

Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have identified an unprecedented genetic survival strategy that would be right at home in an Agatha Christie murder mystery novel.

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