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, we believe shared understanding accelerates new discoveries and nurtures breakthroughs.
Explore our open data portals
Serving the scientific community is at the center of our mission to expand our understanding of human health and disease.
A cell-by-cell map of regions of the human brain in aging and dementia that aims to uncover the cellular and molecular roots of Alzheimer’s disease.
The Allen Cell & Structure Segmenter is a Python-based open source toolkit developed for 3D segmentation of intracellular structures in fluorescence microscope images.
This data portal includes electron microscopy-based reconstructions of cortical circuitry from mouse visual cortex.
The Allen Cell Collection contains over 50 high quality fluorescently tagged human iPS cell lines that illuminate key cellular structures
Education and Training
Learn how to use our data and resources to support your research by attending in-person, and virtual trainings and workshops.
Events and Training
We also provide educators with resources to inspire and engage the next generation of scientists. Our educational resources help students use our open data and tools to support independent research, scientific thinking, and analysis skills.