Big Brain HIBALL


Our high-resolution 3D model of a human brain based on 7404 tissue sections is the focus of the German-Canadian Helmholtz International Lab HIBALL. Together with our Canadian partners from HBHL, CIFAR and MILA as well as from Helmholtz AI, we develop new deep learning methods and use supercomputing to analyze data in the petabyte range (Joint Lab SMHB).

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DataLad aims to provide access to scientific data available from various sources (e.g. lab or consortium websites such as Human Connectome; data sharing portals such as OpenfMRI and CRCNS) through a single convenient interface and integrated with your software package managers (such as APT in Debian). Although initially targeting neuroimaging and neuroscience data in general, it is designed for broader use and we welcome a wide range of contributions from other domains.

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The need for reproducible research has become a topic of intense discussion in the neurosciences. Reproducibility is based on building workflows and traceable analysis steps. A key component of such a workflow is the availability of well-tested analysis methods for data processing.

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Julich-Brain Science

Julich-Brain Atlas

"Julich-Brain" is the name of the first 3D atlas of the human brain, which depicts the variability of the brain structure with micoscopic resolution.
Julich-Brain is part of the HBP Human Brain Atlas (EBRAINS). Julich-Brain provides the maps for the Anatomy Toolbox.

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NEST is a simulator for spiking neural network models that focus on the dynamics, size and structure of neural systems rather than on the exact morphology of individual neurons.

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SPM Anatomy Toolbox

JuBrain Anatomy Toolbox

The JuBrain Anatomy Toolbox (a.k.a. SPM Anatomy Toolbox) is an SPM plugin with probabilistic cytoarchitectonic maps for combination with functional neuroimaging data.

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