Solving the mysteries of bioscience
We are an independent nonprofit bioscience research institute aimed at unlocking the mysteries of human biology through foundational science.
Foundational Science Fuels Breakthroughs
We are leaders in large-scale research that transforms our understanding of human health and disease and shapes how science is conducted worldwide.
Inspiring Next-Generation Scientists
To us, open science extends to inspiring the next generation of scientists by supporting access to science resources, research, and experiences.
At the Allen Institute, our teams find meaning, purpose, and excitement in their work – our culture is curious and collaborative as a result.
We blend the best aspects of academia, scientific research, and technology, pushing the limits of human exploration as we work and learn together.
2 years to 20+ – Regardless of how long Allenites stay with us, the knowledge gained here positions our people to grow here or help advance human health elsewhere.
Check out a day in the life at the Allen Institute.
More About Us
The Allen Institute launched in September 2003 with four employees, one small rented lab, and one big project: mapping gene expression across the entire mouse brain.
We are lifelong learners and value bringing thought leaders together to share ideas and collaborate. That’s why we host dozens of internal and public facing symposia, workshops, trainings, speaker seminars as well as travel to conferences all over the world.
Organizations we value and support that our Allenites engage with: Neurodata Without Borders, BlackInNeuro, Life Science Washington and BlackInImmuno.
We are a 2022 “certified gold” Bicycle-Friendly Business (League of American Cyclists).
Seeking passionate people
Our teams are curious, innovative, diverse, and passionate about cell research. Join us to make a global impact.
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