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Robert Krumlauf Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

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The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is pleased to announce that Scientific Director and Investigator Robert Krumlauf, Ph.D., has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his distinguished and continuing achievements...
4-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Generate Whole-Genome Map of Fruit Fly Genetic Recombination

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For the first time, researchers at the Stowers Institute have mapped where recombination occurs across the whole genome of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster after a single round of meiosis.
17-Mar-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Use Mouse Model to Study Craniofacial Disorders

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Researchers from the laboratory of Paul Trainor, Ph.D., at the Stowers Institute of Medical Research have developed an effective and reliable technique for studying high-arched palate using a mouse model. The methodology could expand research into...
25-Feb-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Worm Has Turned: New Research Uncovers Processes Driving Planarian Stem Cell Differentiation in Living Tissues

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In two new studies, researchers in the laboratory of Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Ph.D., at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research explore the intricate processes at work when stem cells differentiate...
16-Dec-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Potential Biochemical Mechanism Underlying Long-Term Memories Identified

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During the holidays, we often remember the past and create new memories. But, why do some memories fade away while others last forever? Scientists at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have identified a possible biochemical mechanism by...
2-Dec-2015 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

How a Genetic Locus Protects Adult Blood-Forming Stem Cells

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A particular location in DNA, called the Dlk1-Gtl2 locus, plays a critical role in protecting hematopoietic, or blood-forming, stem cells—a discovery revealing a critical role of metabolic control in adult stem cells, and providing insight...
25-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Protein Complex Links Cellular Metabolism to Gene Expression, Offers Potential Therapeutic Target

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Researchers in the Workman Lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have identified a link between cellular metabolism and gene expression, one with potentially far-reaching implications for cancer risk prediction and treatment.
26-Oct-2015 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovative Imaging Technique Reveals New Cellular Secrets

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A team of researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research and the University of Colorado Boulder has devised a novel optical technique — a combination of structured illumination microscopy (SIM) and single-particle averaging (SPA) —...
11-Sep-2015 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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