While innovative, rigorous life science is at the center of Stowers research endeavors, it’s the people at Stowers who make these efforts truly distinctive. As leaders of independent research programs, Stowers Investigators are highly distinguished scientists in their fields who foster an innovative and collaborative research environment for pursuing foundational biomedical research.

Guiding the overall direction of Stowers research are Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado and Associate Scientific Director Kausik Si. They aspire to continue the Institute’s strong tradition of valuing curiosity-driven research and advancing the type of fundamental scientific knowledge of living organisms paramount for understanding the biological basis of both health and disease.


  At Stowers, we aim to attract scientists who are not averse to risk, but who really want to try their best at solving some of the most difficult and, so far, intractable problems in biology.

–Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, PhD


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