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A computational challenge to help developmental biology

October 1, 2019

Q&A with the scientists and organizers behind a new competition to use machine learning to reconstruct an entire animal’s developmental lineage

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How the gut keeps time — and keeps us healthy

September 18, 2019

New study identifies brain-intestine circadian signals that could underlie health problems related to night shift work and poor sleep

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These neurons are tied to one of multiple sclerosis’ most dramatic effects: Brain shrinkage

July 17, 2019

A new study identifies a type of brain cell that withers away in late stages of the disease

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A computational challenge to help developmental biology

October 1, 2019

Q&A with the scientists and organizers behind a new competition to use machine learning to reconstruct an entire animal’s developmental lineage

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How the gut keeps time — and keeps us healthy

September 18, 2019

New study identifies brain-intestine circadian signals that could underlie health problems related to night shift work and poor sleep

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News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: August 2019

August 6, 2019

Highlights include a roundup of our recent Exploring Frontiers symposiums on modeling and morphogensis, a funding initiative for new cancer initiatives and more. 

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Simulations of life — in health and disease

August 1, 2019

Computational models that shed light on how we age, how cancer drugs work (or don’t work), how bacteria evade antibiotics and more highlighted in Exploring Frontiers symposium

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These neurons are tied to one of multiple sclerosis’ most dramatic effects: Brain shrinkage

July 17, 2019

A new study identifies a type of brain cell that withers away in late stages of the disease

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How do living creatures take shape?

May 7, 2019

Exploring Frontiers symposium delves into the research of dynamic morphogenesis, or ‘nature’s blueprint’

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Can tadpoles help us understand human heart attacks?

April 25, 2019

Some species are very good at heart repair. A new study highlights what researchers could learn about our own hearts — and heart disease — from tiny amphibians.

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Gene drives get a precision upgrade

April 16, 2019

Method to fine tune DNA could be used to engineer malaria-resistant mosquitoes, reduce pesticide use, boost growth of certain crops

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News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: April 2019

April 11, 2019

A 2 million-cell experiment to trace mammalian growth, new insights into how immune cells detect salmonella, upcoming Exploring Frontiers symposia and more

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How immune cells detect different threat levels from salmonella

March 20, 2019

Detailed findings of how immune cells detect subtle changes in infection could point to targets for better antibiotics

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2 million-cell experiment traces how a mammal grows, cell by single cell

February 20, 2019

Largest single-cell database of its kind sheds light on early mouse development, lays groundwork for understanding developmental diseases

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News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: January 2019

January 31, 2019

Highlights include a $43M AHA-Allen Initiative in Brain Health and Cognitive Impairment, 2018 year in review, active genetics in mammals, upcoming events, and more.

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New CRISPR-based technique in mice upends rules of genetic inheritance

January 23, 2019

‘Active genetics,’ the parent technique of controversial gene drives, could speed biomedical research, improve mouse models of human disease

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2018 Highlights from the Frontiers Group

December 20, 2018

A new collaboration to combat cognitive decline, reflections on founder Paul G. Allen’s impact, and more from the Frontiers Group this year

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News from The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group: November 2018

November 1, 2018

Highlights include newly announced Allen Distinguished Investigators, research from the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University and the center at Stanford University, voices from the frontiers of bioscience, and more.

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Baby frogs use electricity to signal injury at faraway sites in their bodies

October 10, 2018

Healthy parts of the body contain biological information about wounds, a new study finds, pointing to the possibility of detecting hidden injuries at distant sites

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Genome regulation of cell type cataloged in mouse at single-cell level

UW Medicine | Newsroom

August 2, 2018

Jay Shendure and his colleagues at our Allen Discovery Center for Cell Lineage Tracing studied nearly 100,000 cells to map the regulatory landscape of the mouse genome at a single-cell resolution. 

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