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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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Conceptual Artist Tavares Strachan Joins Allen Institute as First Artist-In-Residence

March 21, 2018

Renowned artist will collaborate with Institute scientists during coming year


Data Stories | Decoding the brain

March 20, 2018

See how high school student Kathleen Esfahany used data from the Allen Brain Observatory.


Democratizing single-cell analysis

March 15, 2018

Allen Institute & UW Scientists developed a new low-cost technique for profiling gene expression.


Cell Shorts | A common platform for human cell research

March 7, 2018

See how Bruce Conklin is using our gene-edited WTC cells to find therapies for life threatening genetic diseases.