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Scientists Have Captured the Elusive Cell That Can Regenerate an Entire Flatworm

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have captured the one cell that is capable of regenerating an entire organism.
12-Jun-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


How Epigenetic Regulation of the Hoxb Gene Cluster Maintains Normal Blood-forming Stem Cells and Inhibits Leukemia

New research from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research reveals that a DNA regulatory element within the Hoxb cluster globally mediates signals to the majority of Hoxb genes to control their expression in blood-forming stem cells.
8-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is pleased to announce that Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Ph.D., a Stowers and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator, has been elected a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences...
1-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Molecular Signature of “Trailblazer” Neural Crest Cells Gives Insight Into Development and Cancer

In a study published online in the journal eLife, the researchers identified a molecular signature of approximately 1300 genes differentially expressed in an aggressive subset of migrating neural crest cells termed as “trailblazers” in a...
18-Dec-2017 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites


Marriage of Microscopy Techniques Reveals 3D Structure of Critical Protein Complex

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.
2-Aug-2017 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Cancer Cells May Streamline Their Genomes in Order to Proliferate More Easily

Research from the Stowers Institute provides evidence suggesting that cancer cells might streamline their genomes in order to proliferate more easily. The study, conducted in both human and mouse cells, shows that cancer genomes lose copies of...
19-Jun-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Selfish Gene Acts as Both Poison and Antidote to Eliminate Competition

Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in collaboration with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers have identified an unprecedented genetic survival strategy that would be right at home in an Agatha Christie murder...
20-Jun-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Genetic Cross-Talk Key to Cell Balance

In a study published in the June 5, 2017, issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Stowers scientists Bony De Kumar, Ph.D., and Robb Krumlauf, Ph.D., provide evidence of direct cross-regulatory feedback, or cross-talk, between...
31-May-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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