Solving the mysteries of bioscience
Foundational Science Fuels Breakthroughs
Inspiring Next-Generation Scientists
Pushing science forward to advance human biology.
The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group works to fulfill our founder’s lifelong quest to push the limits of science and to reshape our understanding of human biology.
We do this by identifying and supporting researchers engaged in cutting-edge science at its very earliest stages around the world–visionaries in all areas of bioscience, willing to take on big problems with bold, innovative solutions.
Exploring New Frontiers
Accelerating Frontier Science
The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, a division of the Allen Institute, seeks pioneers and explorers willing to make big advancements, take risks, ask questions, be tenacious, and have curiosity to change the face of biology.
Kathy Richmond, Ph.D., M.B.A.
EVP, Director Frontiers Group & Office of Science & Technology
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Learn more about our other Scientific Divisions.
The Allen Institute for Neural Dynamics explores the brain’s activity, at the level of individual neurons and the whole brain, to reveal how we interpret our environments to make decisions.
The Allen Institute for Cell Science is focused on exploring and understanding human cells — the incredibly complex building blocks of our bodies.