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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.

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: April 2017

April 6, 2017

Highlights include the launch of the Allen Cell Explorer, new lines added to the Allen Cell Collection, the new Allen Plasmid Collection and our presence at the ISSCR meeting in Boston.

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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.

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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.

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ASCB Tech Talk: Creating an open source collection of GFP-tagged human iPSC lines to model cell organization & dynamics

February 14, 2017

Learn about the Allen Cell Collection: the first publicly available collection of gene edited, fluorescently tagged, human induced pluripotent stem (hiPS) cells.