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5 February 2019

Blue Brain’s Cristina Colangelo wins Best Flash Talk at the first Swiss Early-Career Researchers Symposium

The first Swiss Early-Career Researchers Symposium ‘Neural population coding and emergent properties of cell assemblies’, took place at the Campus Biotech, Geneva on Thursday 31 January, preceding the annual Swiss Society for Neuroscience meeting.  The event was organized by the young Swiss Society for Neuroscience - a team of PhD students and postdocs aiming to improve synergy and scientific exchange between young scientists in Switzerland.

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28 November 2018

Blue Brain Project releases first-ever digital 3D brain cell atlas

The first digital 3D atlas of every cell in the mouse brain provides neuroscientists with previously unavailable information on major cell types, numbers and positions in all 737 brain regions – which will potentially accelerate progress in brain science massively. Released by EPFL’s Blue Brain Project and published in Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, the Blue Brain Cell Atlas integrates data from thousands of whole brain tissue stains into a comprehensive, interactive and dynamic online resource that can continuously be updated with new findings. This groundbreaking digital atlas can be used for analyzing and further modeling specific brain areas, and is a major step toward a full simulation of the rodent brain.

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