Staff Profiles

Jianxu Chen, Ph.D.


Jianxu Chen joined the Allen Institute for Cell Science in 2017 and currently serves as a Scientist in the Assay Development group.

Jianxu is passionate about developing computer vision algorithms and artificial intelligence systems to solve image analysis problems in biological studies. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, where he conducted researches in biomedical image analysis. His work focused on deep learning algorithms for 2D/3D segmentation in biomedical images and tracking collective motion of cells in 2D/3D time-lapse images. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Science and Technology of China, majoring in applied mathematics, in 2011.

Selected Publications

The Allen Cell Structure Segmenter: a new open source toolkit for segmenting 3D intracellular structures in fluorescence microscopy images

December 8, 2018

Chen J, Ding L, Viana MP, Hendershott MC, Yang R, Mueller IA, Rafelski S