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Newsletter July 2021
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Study maps all the types of neurons across two major structures of the mouse brain

Study maps all the types of neurons across two major structures of the mouse brain

A cell-type parts list of the mouse neocortex and the hippocampal formation yields new information about how the mammalian brain evolved and develops.

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Stories


Video series | Science in Sixty

Video series | Science in Sixty

Our new video series, Science in Sixty, "Science in Sixty" explores the backgrounds, experiences and personal stories of Allen Institute team members — all in 60 seconds. Our latest episodes feature Senior Scientist Brian Lee, Ph.D., and Senior Research Compliance Program Manager Shannon Reynolds.

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Allen Institute and BioMarin team up to develop gene therapies for rare brain diseases

Allen Institute and BioMarin team up to develop gene therapies for rare brain diseases

The collaboration leverages technologies intended to target gene expression to specific cells within the central nervous system.

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Lab Notes: The stories behind the science

Lab Notes: The stories behind the science

The Allen Institute’s podcast, Lab Notes, pulls back the curtain to reveal the human stories behind headline-grabbing scientific studies and breakthroughs. Our latest episode, Fire Inside, tells the story of Linda Sloate, who has been living with rheumatoid arthritis for 40 years.

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Virtual Neuropixels workshop Sept. 23-24

Virtual Neuropixels workshop Sept. 23-24

Join us for a virtual workshop where attendees will learn how to run acute electrophysiology experiments with Neuropixels probes and how to analyze the data using open-source software. Applications are due July 30.

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Data science & neuroscience fellowship – apply for fall 2021 positions

Data science & neuroscience fellowship – apply for fall 2021 positions

Applicants for fall 2021 positions with the Shanahan Foundation Fellowship at the Interface of Data and Neuroscience at the Allen Institute and University of Washington are still being considered – apply by August 1. Interested applicants should be within three years of completing a Ph.D. in data science-related fields.

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In the News


Brain Maps May Reveal the Origins and Paths of Neurological Dysfunction

GEN, June 3, 2021

Making the hard problem of consciousness easier

Science Magazine, May 28, 2021

BioMarin partners with Allen Institute to develop gene therapies for the brain

BioPharma Dive, April 28, 2021

Publication of the Week: Functional Enhancer Elements Drive Subclass-Selective Expression from Mouse to Primate Neocortex

Science in Seattle, April 27, 2021

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