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Data Contributors

The work done in creating neuronal reconstructions often involve multiple laboratories. NeuroMorpho.Org does its best to acknowledge all contributors involved, however we may not be able to list every individual and laboratory associated with each dataset. Hence, we are also grateful to the individuals and institutions thanked by the data owners in their publications.

  • Acsady Lab
    Institute of Experimental Medicine
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
  • Allman Lab
    Department of Biology
    California Institute of Technology, California, USA
  • Alzheimer Lab
    Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology
    Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
  • Amaral Lab
    Center for Neuroscience
    University of California Davis, California, USA
  • Anton Lab
    Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia (CNB-CSIC)
    Madrid, Spain
  • Ascoli Lab
    Krasnow Institute for Advanced Studies
    George Mason University, Virginia, USA
  • Back Lab
    Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology
    Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon, USA
  • Badea/Nathans Lab
    Johns Hopkins University
    School of Medicine, Maryland, USA
  • Barbour Lab
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Washingtong University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • Baro Lab
    Department of Biology
    Georgia State University, Georgia USA
  • Barrionuevo Lab
    Department of Neuroscience
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Bausch Lab
    Department of Pharmacology, Program in Neuroscience
    Uniformed Services University, Maryland, USA
  • Beguin Lab
    INSERM Unité
    Marseille, France
  • Bikson Lab
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    City College of the City University of New York, New York, USA
  • Bolam Lab (Henny Archive)
    MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  • Borst Lab
    Department of Systems and Computational Neurobiology
    Max-Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany
  • Brown Lab
    Department of Psychology
    Yale University, Connecticut, USA
  • Brumberg Lab
    Psychology Department
    Queens College, City University of New York, New York, USA
  • Brunjes Lab
    Department of Psychology
    University of Virginia, Virginia, USA
  • Burdakov Lab
    Department of Pharmacology
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • Burke Lab
    Laboratory of Neural Control
    National Institutes of Health, Maryland, USA
  • Buzsaki Lab
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience,
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Jersey, USA
  • Cameron Lab
    Department of Behavioral Neuroscience
    Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon, USA
  • Capogna Lab
    MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit
    Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Cauli Lab
    Laboratoire de Neurobiologie des Processus Adaptatifs,
    Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.
  • Cavalheiro Lab (Araujo Archive)
    Disciplina de Neurologia Experimental,
    Universidade Federal de São Paulo/Escola Paulista de Medicina, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Chalupa Lab
    The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

  • Chklovskii Lab
    Janelia Farm Research Institute
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Virginia, USA
  • Cirelli Lab
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Wisconsin/Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  • Claiborne Lab
    Cajal Neuroscience Research Center
    University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • Clamann Lab (Chmykhova Archive)
    Department of Physiology,University of Bern, Switzerland and
    I.M.Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences, St - Petersburg, Russia
  • Danzer Lab
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Ohio, USA
  • De Koninck Lab
    Mental Health Institute of Quebec and
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine,
  • DeFelipe Lab
    Department of Functional and Systems Neurobiology
    CSIC, Madrid, Spain
  • Del Negro Lab
    The College of William and Mary
    Wiiliamsburg, VA, USA.
  • Destexhe Lab
    Laboratory for Computational Neuroscience
    UNIC, Paris, France
  • Dusart Lab
    Department of Neuroscience, CNRS
    Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.
  • Esclapez Lab
    INSERM, Aix-Marseille Université
    Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes, Marseille, France
  • Feldmeyer Lab
    Research Center Jülich
    Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine, Germany
  • Fisher Lab
    UCL Institute of Neurology
    London, UK
  • Flores Lab
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute
    Verdun (Montreal), Quebec, Canada
  • Fyffe Lab
    Center for Brain Research
    Wright State University, Ohio, USA
  • Garcia-Cairasco Lab
    Department of Physiology
    University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
  • Gonzalez-Burgos Lab
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Guerra da Rocha Lab
    Universidade Federal do Para, Laboratorio de Investigacoes em Neurodegeneracao e Infeccao,Hospital Universitario Joao de Barros Barreto, Brazil

  • Gulyas Lab
    Institute of Experimental Medicine
    Hungarian Academy of Services, Budapest, Hungary
  • Harvey Lab (Rodger Archive)
    Experimental and Regenerative Neuroscience,
    School of Animal Biology, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
  • Hausser Lab (Dendritica)
    Department of Physiology
    UCL, London, UK
  • Helmstaedter Lab
    Department of Cell Physiology
    Max-Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Hernán López-Schier Lab (Faucherre Archive)
    Center for Genomic Regulation
    Barcelona, Spain
  • Hirsch Lab
    Department of Biological Sciences
    University of Southern California, California, USA
  • Hajos Lab
    Institute of Experimental Medicine
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
  • Huang Lab
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
    New York, USA
  • Jacobs G.A. Lab
    Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
    The Montana State University, Montana, USA
  • Jacobs Lab
    Department of Psychology
    The Colorado College, Colorado, USA
  • Jaeger Lab
    Department of Biology
    Emory University, Georgia, USA
  • Jaffe Lab
    Division of Life Sciences
    University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • Jefferis/Potter/Luo Lab
    Department of Biological Sciences
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • Johnston Lab
    Center for Learning and Memory
    University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA
  • Kawaguchi Lab
    Division of Cerebral Circuitry,
    National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan
  • Kellendonk Lab
    Department of Pharmacology
    Columbia University, New York, USA
  • Kilb Lab
    Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology,
    University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
  • Kisvarday Lab
    Department of Anatomy, Histology & Embryology,
    University of Debrecen, Hungary
  • Kole Lab
    Netherlands Institue for Neuroscience (NIN)
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Korngreen Lab
    Leslie and Susan Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center
    Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, ISRAEL
  • Korte Lab
    Cellular Neurobiology, TU Braunschweig

  • Krieger Lab
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie
    Max-Planck-Institut für medizinische Forschung, Germany
  • Kubota Lab
    Division of Cerebral Circuitry,
    National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan
  • Landgraf Lab
    Department of Zoology
    University of Cambridge, UK
  • Larkman Lab
    University Laboratory of Physiology
    Oxford University, Oxford, England
  • Lewis Lab (Zaitsev Archive)
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Lichtman Lab (Lu_Lichtman Archive)
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Center for Brain Science,
    Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA
  • Lien Lab
    Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurophysiology, Institute of Neuroscience
    National Yang-Ming University, Taipei City, Taiwan
  • Long Lab
    Shanghai Medical College
    Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • Luebke Lab
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
    Boston University school of Medicine, Boston, USA
  • Ma Lab
    The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
    The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Maccaferri Lab
    Department of Physiology
    Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
  • Mailly Lab
    Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, FRANCE

  • Mallick Lab
    School of Life Sciences
    Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  • Mansvelder Lab
    Department of Integrative Neurophysiology
    CNCR, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Markram Lab (Neocortical Microcircuit Database)
    Blue Brain Project, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.

  • Martin Lab
    Institute of Neuroinformatics
    University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Martone/Ellisman Lab (Cell-Centered Database)
    Department of Neurosciences
    University of California at San Diego, California, USA
  • Masland Lab
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA
  • McBain Lab
    Laboratory of Cellular and Synaptic Neurophysiology, NICHD
    Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Maryland, USA
  • Mena-Segovia Lab
    Medical Research Council Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit
    University of Oxford, UK
  • Meyer Lab
    Department of Digital Neuroanatomy,
    Max Planck Florida Institute, Florida, USA
  • Miller Lab
    Department of Physiology
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Minnesota, USA
  • Mizrahi Lab
    Department of Neurobiology
    The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences
  • Monyer Lab
    Department Clinical Neurobiology, Heidelberg University Medical Center,
    German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Mustaparta_Lofaldi Lab
    Department of Biology
    NTNU, Norway
  • Nathans Lab
    Johns Hopkins University
    School of Medicine, Maryland, USA
  • Nolan Lab (Garden Archive)
    Centre for Neuroscience Research and Centre for Integrative Physiology,
    University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • Nusser Lab
    Institute of Experimental Medicine
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
  • Papazian Lab
    Department of Physiology, Brain Research Institute
    Molecular Biology Institute, and David Geffen School of Medicine,
  • Peng/Gonzalez-Bellido Lab
    Janelia Farm Research Campus,
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Virginia, USA
  • Petrosini Lab
    Centro Europeo per la Ricerca sul Cervello (CERC)/Fondazione Santa Lucia and
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Università "Sapienza", Rome, Italy
  • Pierce/Scharfmann Lab
    Division of Neurobiology, Department. of Neurology and Neuroscience
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
  • Poorthuis Lab
    Integrative neurophysiology, Centre for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research,
    Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam
  • Povysheva Lab
    Department of Neuroscience
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Pozzo-Miller Lab
    Department of Neurobiology
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  • Prince Lab
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences,
    Stanford University, California, USA
  • Rhode Lab
    Department of Physiology
    University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, USA
  • Rose Lab
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research Group in Sensory-Motor Integration,
    Department of Physiology, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen's University, Ontario, Canada
  • Rubel Lab
    Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center
    Department of OtolaryngologyHead and Neck Surgery
  • Santhakumar Lab
    Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Department of Pharmacolody
    UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, New Jersey, USA
  • Scanziani Lab
    University of California, San Diego
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, California, USA
  • Silver Lab
    Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology
    University College London, London, UK
  • Smit-Rigter Lab
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN)
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Smith Lab (Bergstrom Archive)
    Psychology Department, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030

  • Smith_Koizumi Lab
    Cellular and Systems Neurobiology Section
    NINDS, NIH
  • Somogyi Lab
    Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Department of Pharmacology
    Medical Research Council, Oxford University, UK
  • Spiga Lab
    Department of Animal Biology and Ecology
    University of Cagliari, Italy
  • Spruston Lab
    Institute for Neuroscience
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
  • Staiger Lab
    C. & O. Vogt Institute for Brain Research
    Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • Sternberg Lab/WormBase (OpenWorm Archive)
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
    (Individual contribution from Open Worm project is included with each reconstruction)
  • Stevens Lab
    The Salk Institute, California, USA

  • Strettoi Lab
    CNR Neuroscience Institute
    Pisa, Italy
  • Sun/Prince Lab
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences,
    Stanford University, California, USA
  • Svoboda Lab
    Janelia Farm Research Institute
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Virginia, USA
  • Timofeev Lab
    Integrative Neuroscience
    Centre de recherche Universite Laval Robert-Giffard, Quebec, CANADA
  • Todd Lab
    Spinal Cord Group, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology,
    University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  • Topolnik Lab
    Axis of Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, CRULRG, and Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Bioinformatics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Laval University, Québec, Canada

  • Turner Lab (Duke/Southampton archive)
    Department of Neurosurgery
    Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, USA
  • Uteshev Lab
    Department of Pharmacology
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Illinois, USA
  • Vuksic Lab
    Croatian Institute for Brain Research
    School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Wadiche Lab
    Department of Neurobiology, McKnight Brain Institute
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  • Wearne/Hof Lab
    Fishberg Department of Neuroscience
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
  • White Lab
    The Brain Institute
    University of Utah, Utah, USA
  • Wittner/Miles Lab
    INSERM U739, CHU Pitié Salpêtrière,
    UPMC, Paris, France
  • Wong Lab
    Departments of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and IMS
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Wu Lab
    Key Laboratory of Systems Biomedicine (Ministry of Education)
    Center for Comparative Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Ye Lab
    Life Sciences Institute and Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
    University of Michigan, Michigan, USA
  • Yu Lab
    Institute of Neuroscience
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
  • Yuan Lab
    Institute of Neuroscience
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
  • Yuste Lab
    Department of Biological Sciences
    Columbia University, New York, USA

Special Contributors Back to top

  • NeuroMorpho.Org thanks the MITRE Corporation for permission to use their technology in developing the project.
    MITRE Technology Applied

    We are particularly grateful to Dr. Ken Smith, Mr. Jeffrey Hoyt, and Ms. Gail Hamilton from MITRE for their patience, kindness, expert advice, contribution, and cooperation.

  • We greatly appreciate and thank Dr. Robert Cannon for permitting us to modify the CVAPP code and to make the 3D neuron viewer.

  • We are very thankful to Dr. Alexei V. Samsonovich for providing us the script to generate our animations.

  • We are grateful to Allen Institute for Brain Science for granting us access to their Brain Explorer code with permission to customize it for use in the Neuron Atlas tool.

  • We are very thankful to Dr. Padraig Gleeson for providing the script to convert SWC files to NeuroML in the 3D Neuron Viewer.


NeuroMorpho.Org Team Back to top

Giorgio Ascoli, Ph.D. (Principal Investigator)

Current members:
    - Ruchi Parekh, Ph.D. (Project Lead)
    - Ruben Armañanzas, Ph.D. (Senior Post-doc)
    - Sridevi Polavaram (Ph.D. student)
    - Sumit Nanda (Ph.D. student)
    - Ankitha Prabhu (Master's student)
    - Uzma Javed (Undergraduate student)
    - Namra Ansari (Undergraduate volunteer)
    - Victoria Chappell (Undergraduate volunteer)
    - Meghan Eyerman (Undergraduate volunteer)
    - Hoang Nguyen (Undergraduate volunteer)
    - Apoorva Veerareddy (Undergraduate volunteer)
    - Lauretta Wilkerson (Undergraduate volunteer)
    - Amina Zafar (Undergraduate volunteer)

Former members:
    - Maryam Halavi, M.D., Ph.D. (Project Lead)
    - Duncan Donohue (Ph.D. student)
    - Sriraman Damodaran (Ph.D. student)
    - Kelly A. Hamilton (Ph.D. student)
    - Maurizio Bergamino (Visiting scholar)
    - Praveen Mamillapalli (Research Assistant)
    - Rahul Narkar (Graduate Research Assistant)
    - Ratna Alekhya (Master's student)
    - Julian Burke (Master's student)
    - Gaurav Desai (Master's student)
    - Sean Mackesey (Master's student)
    - Piyush Mohan (Master's student)
    - Swaminathan P.V. (Master's student)
    - Shazeb Shamsi, M.S. (Master's student)
    - Krishnan Subramanian (Master's student)
    - Preetham Vemasani (Master's student)
    - Gopal Samant (Master's student)
    - Jeffrey Zamanski (Master's student)
    - Kaitlin Grainger (Undergraduate student)
    - Juhi Saxena (Undergraduate student)
    - Hasana Baraya (Undergraduate volunteer)
    - Sarah Anderson (Undergraduate volunteer)
    - Sheena Heslop (Undergraduate volunteer)
    - Keira Coy (Undergraduate volunteer)
    - Krithika Ganesh (Undergraduate volunteer)



Grant Support Back to top

The NeuroMorpho.Org project is supported in part by the following grants:

NIH R01 NS39600
MURI ONR N00014-10-1-0198



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