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Impressions | Allen Institute for Cell Science

August 23, 2016

Excitement is building in the cell biology community for the work happening at the Allen Institute for Cell Science. In this video, hear impressions from some of our scientific advisory board members.

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Trends in Cell Biology

September 14, 2016

The cell is complex. With its multitude of components, spatial-temporal character, and gene expression diversity, it is challenging to comprehend the cell as an integrated system and to develop models that predict its behaviors. Rick Horwitz suggests an approach to address this issue, involving system level data analysis, large scale team science, and philanthropy.

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The power of gene editing

June 29, 2016

The first images coming back from our assays of edited diploid human induced pluripotent stem cells show just how powerful endogenous gene tagging techniques can be to illuminate precise structures in highly complex cells.

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Allen Institute for Cell Science Directors

February 9, 2016

Meet the scientific directors at the Allen Institute for Cell Science. The directors will build out collaborative teams of researchers who will develop and incorporate diverse technologies and approaches at a large scale to study the cell as an integrated system.