A new study in Developmental Cell, from Stowers Institute for Medical Research Associate Investigator Tatjana Piotrowski, Ph.D., zeros in on an important component in fish: the support cells that surround centrally-located hair cells in each...
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Researchers at the Stowers Institute have shown that a molecule called elongin A assists with transcription.
27-May-2015 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Sánchez Alvarado, known for his groundbreaking work on the biology of the planaria—a flatworm model organism known for its regenerative abilities, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
22-Apr-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have developed a high-resolution method that can precisely and reliably map individual transcription factor binding sites in the genome, vastly outperforming standard techniques
6-Mar-2015 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
Using theoretical and experimental approaches, researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have developed a two-pronged strategy that uses an evolving cell population’s adaptive nature against it.
6-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
The development of a new organism from the joining of two single cells is a carefully orchestrated endeavor. But even before sperm meets egg, an equally elaborate set of choreographed steps must occur to ensure successful sexual reproduction. Those...
22-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
While megakaryocytes are best known for producing platelets that heal wounds, these “mega” cells found in bone marrow also play a critical role in regulating stem cells according to new research from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research....
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Scientists at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have made a surprising finding about the aggregates of misfolded cellular proteins that have been linked to aging-related disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. The researchers report their...
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