July 11, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Alan Rick Horwitz

5 min read

One of the most exciting developments in the biomedical sciences in 2014 was the announcement of the new Allen Institute for Cell Science. This new institute, which will be focused on cell biology, received $100 million in funding from high-tech pioneer and philanthropist, Paul Allen. I am very curious about how the institute will tackle cell biology from a new angle so I invited the inaugural Director, Dr. Alan Rick Horwitz, to do an interview and he kindly agreed. Paul: It sounds as though a …Read More

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For the worlds of biology and cell biology including the stem cell field more specifically, the holidays came early with some fantastic news. Philanthropist and Microsoft co-Founder Paul Allen will give $100 million to form a new institute focused on cell biology in Seattle. The Allen Institute for Cell Science has an ambitious mission dedicated to making transformative discovers about cells and stem cells will be a major area of focus. The Director of the Allen Institute is Dr. Rick Horwitz, who was formerly at …Read More