News Archive

January 15, 2019

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.

October 26, 2018

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.

September 27, 2018

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.

August 3, 2018

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).

July 6, 2018

Researchers from the Kulesa Lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research and collaborators set out to construct a logic-based model incorporating information about developmental signaling pathways implicated in neuroblastoma.

July 5, 2018

Scientists in the Halfmann Lab at the Stowers Institute have identified a physical basis for the spread of corrupted proteins known as prions inside cells.

July 1, 2018

Alice Accorsi's research uses a freshwater snail to study the mechanisms behind the regeneration of complex eyes

July 1, 2018

Scientists have long suspected that not all cells were created equal, but until recently they lacked the tools to fully explore the role single cells play in biological phenomena like cancer and regeneration.

July 1, 2018

This Jaspersen Lab predoctoral researcher explored a variety of jobs from waitressing to banking before discovering her love for genetics research.

July 1, 2018

Scientific images generated by microscopy are gaining mainstream popularity as objects of art. 

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