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Seattle Cell Science Symposium 2017

December 12, 2017

Join us for the Seattle Cell Science Symposium, a full-day event showcasing research in the Seattle-area cell biology community.


CellProfiler goes 3D

October 16, 2017

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the Allen Institute for Cell Science announced the release of CellProfiler 3.0: a free, open-source quantitative image analysis package that can identify objects in 3D images volumetrically.


News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: October 2017

October 5, 2017

Highlights include five new cell lines, Cell Shorts, the Seattle Cell Science Symposium, the first Allen Cell Explorer Tutorial, a new webinar available, a preview of ASCB and a publication in Molecular Biology of the Cell.


Allen Cell Explorer Tutorial: Navigating the Cell Catalog

October 4, 2017

Check out our first video tutorial on how to use the Allen Cell Explorer. Amanda Haupt walks you through the cell lines and supporting data available in the catalog, and how to obtain the lines for use in your labs.