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Newsletter November 2020
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New Allen Distinguished Investigators announced

New Allen Distinguished Investigators announced

Five collaborative projects funded by the awards, helmed by eight new Allen Distinguished Investigators, will address important questions about neurodegenerative disease, nucleus biology, and protein turnover.

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Stories


Podcast episode | SCANning for coronavirus

Podcast episode | SCANning for coronavirus

In the latest episode of Lab Notes, an Allen Institute podcast, we sit down with Jay Shendure, director of the Allen Discovery Center at UW Medicine and leader of the SCAN study to track the spread of coronavirus in Seattle. Read Frontiers Group Director Kathy Richmond’s reflections on the study.

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Accelerating Frontier Science video

Accelerating Frontier Science video

The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, a division of the Allen Institute, seeks pioneers and explorers willing to make big advancements, take risks, ask questions, be tenacious, and have curiosity to change the face of biology. Our latest video features ADIs Clodagh O’Shea and Baljit Khakh on the value of Frontiers Group support.

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Links between unsung brain cells and Huntington’s disease

Links between unsung brain cells and Huntington’s disease

Astrocytes, once thought of as inert ‘brain glue,’ may turn out to be key players in Huntington’s and other neurodegenerative diseases – and could offer a new path to therapies, a new study led by Allen Distinguished Investigator Baljit Khakh finds.

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

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

‘CRISPR interference’ technique, co-developed by Allen Distinguished Investigator Martin Kampmann, enables study of basic cell biology and disease in human stem cells.

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Hindsight 2020 goes virtual November 18

Hindsight 2020 goes virtual November 18

Join us virtually November 18, 8:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. PT for a reimagined online event. This meeting will feature the latest insights from leading researchers in the fields of cell lineage and developmental recording, chaired by Jay Shendure, M.D., Ph.D. and Michael Elowitz, Ph.D., of the Allen Discovery Center at UW Medicine.

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Expanding Minds virtual event January 26

Expanding Minds virtual event January 26

The Allen Institute is pleased to host a reimagined, virtual Expanding Minds - The Allen Institute Conference on Human Brain Evolution. This meeting will feature the latest insights in human brain evolution, chaired by Chris Walsh, M.D., Ph.D., Michael Greenberg, Ph.D., and David Reich, Ph.D., of the Allen Discovery Center for Human Brain Evolution. The event will take place online January 26, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. PT.

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In the News


Morphogenesis: Coding for Shape

Evolution News and Science Today, October 19, 2020

Frontiers Group announces 2020 Allen Distinguished Investigators

Philanthropy News Digest, October 18, 2020

$7.5 million awarded to projects investigating neurodegeneration, cell biology

STAT - Morning Rounds, October 9, 2020

Two From Yale Are Named Allen Distinguished Investigators

Yale Medicine News, October 8, 2020

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