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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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Sculpting Nature's Masterpiece: The Big Brain

April 11, 2018

Allen Discovery Center researchers discovered evidence that a gene called "ASPM" is behind the expansion of the cerebral cortex.

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News from the Allen Institute for Brain Science: April 2018

April 3, 2018

Highlights include Data Stories, predictive neuron models, brain connectivity mapping, SPLiT sequencing, NeuroFutures 2018 and CNS 2018.

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: April 2018

April 4, 2018

Highlights include Cell Shorts, RNP transfection methods video, Cell Stories, and the inaugural Preciscion CRISPR Stem Cell Congress.

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News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: April 2018

April 4, 2018

Highlights include neurodegeneration research, Exploring Frontiers seminar, bioelectricity research, a surprising discovery about aging clocks, and advances in active genetics.