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Robert Hemenway, Jim Stowers, Richard Schiefelbusch, Virginia Merrill, Virginia Stowers, and Fred Merrill

Founders of the Stowers Institute and the Merrill Center. 
Pictured from left to right: Chancellor Robert Hemenway, Jim Stowers, Richard Schiefelbusch, Virginia Merrill, Virginia Stowers, and Fred Merrill.

Robert Krumlauf (left) from the Stowers Institute talking with scientists Paul Kelly and Billy Hudson.

Robert Krumlauf (left) from the Stowers Institute talking with scientists Paul Kelly and Billy Hudson.

Merrill Center Director Mabel Rice (left) pictured with scientist Gunda Georg

Merrill Center Director Mabel Rice (left) pictured with scientist Gunda Georg

Jim Spigarelli and Bill Duncan

Jim Spigarelli (left) from the Midwest Research Institute with Bill Duncan from the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute


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