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Open Science Week | Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Ph.D.

September 15, 2020

Saving scientists valuable time and resources — our commitment to open science is filling an important niche in the cell biology community explains Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, a member of our Allen Institute for Cell Science's Scientific Advisory Board.

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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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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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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: October 2019

October 29, 2019

Highlights include a new method developed to make more realistic computer graphics, a Cell Method tutorial, upcoming events, and more.

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How Hollywood’s latest animation technique is shedding new light on cell biology

October 28, 2019

A method developed to make more realistic computer graphics now forms the backbone of new 3D cell visualization tool

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Allen Cell Methods: Cryopreservation of clonal human iPS cell lines in 96-well plates

September 23, 2019

To ensure researchers have success working with our human iPS cell lines in their lab, our Amanda Haupt demonstrates how to cryopreserve these cellls in 96-well plates.

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: July 2019

July 24, 2019

Highlights include a machine learning toolkit, two new Cell Shorts video features, upcoming events and more.

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Machine learning toolkit lets biologists navigate their way through a 3D cell

July 23, 2019

Allen Cell Structure Segmenter combines classical methods with artificial intelligence to automatically find the edges of cellular structures

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Cell Shorts | Bringing cell science resources to the classroom

July 12, 2019

Biology textbook pictures of cells can be misinterpreted or misleading. These three biology teachers are using real pictures and data of human cells to help their students learn.

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Cell Shorts | Accelerating degenerative eye disease therapies

June 25, 2019

See how Kapil Bharti from the National Eye Institute is working to find new therapies for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with the help of the Allen Cell Collection.

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News from the Allen Institute for Cell Science: May 2019

May 23, 2019

Highlights include announcing the Integrated Mitotic Stem Cell, a new silent gene-editing method, new cell lines, and more.

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Inside the Integrated Mitotic Stem Cell

May 22, 2019

Susanne Rafelski, Director of Assay Development, explains the importance of understanding what happens to all the major structures in our cells when they divide.

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A New View On Cell Division

Forbes

May 22, 2019

At the Allen Institute for Cell Science, researchers worked with visualization experts to create a new tool that shows a 3-D detailed image of a dividing human stem cell.

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Computerized Model Reveals Details Of How Human Cells Divide

NPR

May 22, 2019

The nonprofit Allen Institute in Seattle has produced a visualization of human cell division that promises to be useful for professional scientists and curious amateurs alike.

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