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It’s time to incorporate diversity into our basic science and disease models

November 29, 2021

It’s time to incorporate diversity into our basic science and disease models. Leaders in cell biology share their perspectives including our Rick Horwitz, and Ru Gunawardane.

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Share methods through visual and digital protocols

July 21, 2021

See how our teams — and others — are developing effective protocols to equip researchers with essential skills and ensure that experiments can be replicated.

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To understand human cells, scientists look beyond genes

June 16, 2021

Deep dive into detailed images of human heart cells uncovers a disconnect between gene expression and cell structure

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It’s time to incorporate diversity into our basic science and disease models

November 29, 2021

It’s time to incorporate diversity into our basic science and disease models. Leaders in cell biology share their perspectives including our Rick Horwitz, and Ru Gunawardane.

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Open for (cell) science tutorials

September 8, 2021

Join us for a series of tutorials showcasing open resources from the Allen Cell Explorer.

In the News

Share methods through visual and digital protocols

July 21, 2021

See how our teams — and others — are developing effective protocols to equip researchers with essential skills and ensure that experiments can be replicated.

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: July 2021

July 15, 2021

Highlights include a new study that takes a deep dive into detailed images of human heart cells, new cell lines and plasmids, upcoming tutorials, and more.

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To understand human cells, scientists look beyond genes

June 16, 2021

Deep dive into detailed images of human heart cells uncovers a disconnect between gene expression and cell structure

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: April 2021

April 22, 2021

Highlights include: our latests Science in Sixty video featuring Ru Gunawardane, Ph.D., a new Cell Shorts video, new cell lines and plasmids, upcoming webinars, and more.

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Ru Gunawardane | Science in Sixty

April 12, 2021

Ru Gunawardane, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Allen Institute for Cell Science, where she leads a team of scientists, engineers, artists and other experts, all working together to understand how our cells function.

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Cell Shorts | Building a better model of blindness and eye disease

March 3, 2021

Researchers at the University of Washington are working on growing human retinal tissue in the lab to better understand macular degeneration, glaucoma and other vision disorders

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: December 2020

December 1, 2020

Highlights include: new CRISPRi cell lines, funding through the NIH's 4D Nucleome program, upcoming events, and more.

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New cell line lets researchers use CRISPR to reversibly switch off genes

October 20, 2020

‘CRISPR interference’ technique enables study of basic cell biology and disease in human stem cells

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: September 2020

September 1, 2020

Highlights include: a new Cell Shorts, open software for converting microscopy image formats, announcing a new ‘Cell Science Junior Fellows Program,' and more.

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New image-reading software to level the microscopy image playfield

August 26, 2020

Open-source AICSImageIO library, developed for cell biologists, faithfully converts proprietary microscope image files into an open format

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New ‘Cell Science Junior Fellows Program’ launches

August 18, 2020

Three researchers from UCSF, UCSD and Caltech join the inaugural group of early-career advisors for the Allen Institute for Cell Science

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Cell Shorts | Lab-grown human skin holds promise for skin grafts

June 4, 2020

Researchers have succeeded in growing the most lifelike human skin in the lab to date. Allen Institute for Cell Science cell lines formed the basis for the human skin organoids.

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: June 2020

June 2, 2020

Highlights include a new discovery about ALS, two new cell lines, upcoming webinars and education resources and more.

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Science-ing from home

Nature

March 26, 2020

Our Ru Gunawardane joined researchers from around the globe to chat with Nature about keeping research moving and lab members motivated and mentally healthy.

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A new discovery about ALS

February 13, 2020

Stem cell researcher Evangelos Kiskinis and his colleagues discovered a strange — literal — wrinkle in neurons from ALS patients. Allen Institute for Cell Science resources are helping them study these features in more detail. 

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: February 2020

February 5, 2020

Highlights include: new cell lines available, a new tutorial for the Allen Cell Structure Segmenter, upcoming events, and more.

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