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Brain Science News


Society for Neuroscience 2017

November 11, 2017

Visit the Allen Institute for Brain Science at this year's Society for Neuroscience meeting.


Data Stories | Molecular roots of language disorders

November 9, 2017

See how computational scientist Emma Myers used the Allen Human Brain Atlas to explore the molecular roots of speech and language disorders.

Press Release

Allen Institute for Brain Science announces 2017 Next Generation Leaders

November 9, 2017

Distinguished early-career scientists invited to participate in Allen Institute advisory council


Growing our knowledge of cell types

October 26, 2017

The Allen Institute for Brain Science is making significant strides toward cataloging and understanding the fundamental building blocks of the brain, including the addition of data from the human brain in our open access resource and significant funding from several outside sources.