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Allen Cell Explorer
The Allen Cell Explorer is a one-of-a-kind portal that combines large-scale 3D-imaging data, predictive modeling, gene edited cell lines and a growing suite of powerful tools to create a dynamic digital window into the human cell.
Cell Science News
Cell Shorts | Illuminating the kidney
July 26, 2017
In our new video series Cell Shorts, see how researcher Beno Freeman and his colleagues at the University of Washington are using the Allen Institute for Cell Science’s publicly available human induced pluripotent stem cells to study kidney disease and regeneration.
News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: June 2017
June 29, 2017
Highlights include a new What's New section on the Allen Cell Explorer, new cell lines and plasmids and a recap of ISSCR 2017.
Announcing the Allen Cell Explorer
April 5, 2017
With the launch of the Allen Cell Explorer, scientists around the world will gain an unprecedented view into the organizational diversity of human stem cells, ultimately enabling them to better understand what makes human cells healthy and what goes wrong in disease.
Allen Cell Explorer: A portal to the human cell
April 5, 2017
The Allen Cell Explorer is a one-of-a-kind portal and dynamic digital window into the human cell. The website combines large-scale 3D imaging data, the first application of deep learning to create predictive models of cell organization, gene edited human stem cell lines and a growing suite of powerful tools.