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News from the Allen Institute for Brain Science: December 2019
December 11, 2019
Highlights include a new high-resolution map of how the brain is wired, a new Data Stories, mouse neurons unique to male or female brains, and more.
These small proteins reveal a new kind of brain diversity
December 5, 2019
Endorphins and other neuropeptides vary widely between brain cell types and point to new possible targets for psychiatric drugs, study finds
2019 Annual Report: Unlocking the mysteries of us
December 3, 2019
At the Allen Institute, we're bringing our unique approach to bear on human biology.
Data Stories | How bird brains help us understand our own
December 2, 2019
Erich Jarvis studies how vocal learning evolves. Allen Institute resources are helping him connect the dots from bird song to human speech.
News from the Allen Institute: November 2019
November 22, 2019
What's new at the Allen Institute? Highlights include a melanoma survivor’s journey, an epilepsy patient who donated his brain tissue, a new cell biology method, and more.
News from the Allen Institute for Immunology: November 2019
November 13, 2019
Highlights include a patients journey with melanoma, a feature on Immunology director Peter Skene, a Q&A with the Allen Institute for Immunology's first employee, and more.
Peter Skene | Transforming outcomes for patients
November 13, 2019
See how Peter Skene, director of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at the Allen Institute for Immunology is working to transform outcomes for patients.
Out of Balance | Maria’s journey with melanoma
November 11, 2019
A fortuitous event led to an early diagnosis. Ten years later, her cancer journey is not over.
News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: November 2019
November 7, 2019
Highlights include newly awarded Allen Distinguished Investigators, a DREAM Challenge on developmental lineage, research on brain-intestine circadian signals, and more.
The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group Names New Allen Distinguished Investigators
November 6, 2019
A new high-resolution map of how the brain is wired
October 30, 2019
4 takeaways from 2019’s largest neuroscience meeting
October 29, 2019
More than 27,000 brain scientists gathered at SfN to share their latest and greatest research findings. Here are a few among many standouts.
News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: October 2019
October 29, 2019
Highlights include a new method developed to make more realistic computer graphics, a Cell Method tutorial, upcoming events, and more.
How Hollywood’s latest animation technique is shedding new light on cell biology
October 28, 2019
A method developed to make more realistic computer graphics now forms the backbone of new 3D cell visualization tool
Scientists find mouse neurons that are unique to male or female brains
October 17, 2019
Study linking behaviors with cells in an ancient section of the brain also pinpointed a neuron tied to social fear
News from the Allen Institute for Brain Science: October 2019
October 16, 2019
Highlights include new findings that could explain why many psychiatric drugs don't work in human trials, newly released Neuropixels data, three collaborative Openscope projects and more.
Allen Institute debuts new window into brain cell communication
October 14, 2019
New grants to study the aging brain and build better tools to access brain cells
October 8, 2019
NIH funding will support an atlas of aging mouse brain cell types and a toolkit to light up specific brain cell types
Data Stories | How a weight loss drug acts on the brain
October 7, 2019
Scientists at a pharmaceutical company want to know how the drug they developed for weight management affects the brain. Allen Institute resources are helping them figure it out.
A computational challenge to help developmental biology
October 1, 2019
Q&A with the scientists and organizers behind a new competition to use machine learning to reconstruct an entire animal’s developmental lineage
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