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The Allen Institute is dedicated to answering some of the biggest questions in bioscience and accelerating research worldwide. The Institute is a recognized leader in large-scale research with a commitment to an open science model within its research institutes, the Allen Institute for Brain Science, and the Allen Institute for Cell Science. In 2016, the Allen Institute expanded its reach toward the broader landscape of bioscience with the launch of The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, which identifies pioneers with new ideas to expand the boundaries of knowledge and make the world better.

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Allen Institute for Brain Science Database Release Nearly Doubles Mouse Brain Cell Data

June 21, 2018

Includes debut of the Allen Brain Explorer, a new web-based 3D visualization of the brain

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New fluorescently tagged cell lines available, including first ‘silent’ tagged line

June 19, 2018

The Allen Cell Collection now contains five new fluorescently tagged stem cell lines, including the first cells in the collection with a tag specific to heart muscle cells, or cardiomyocytes.

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Data Stories | Untuned but not irrelevant

June 19, 2018

See how University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher Joel Zylberberg used data from our Allen Brain Observatory to test his hypothesis about the visual system’s “untuned neurons.”

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Picture a cell: New 3D visual guide can help

June 18, 2018

New web-based, interactive tool aims to help scientists see human cells as they really are.