Virtual Fly Brain members and their contribution:
This work was previously supported by a research award from the BBSRC to Douglas Armstrong and Michael Ashburner. Details of this grant at Cambridge and Edinburgh. A UK e-Science Theme award to Douglas Armstrong helped us establish the project.
Marta Costa was also supported by a Isaac Newton Trust grant (October 2012 to September 2013).
We would like to thank Arnim Jenett of HHMI Janelia Research Campus, and Kei Ito and Kazunori Shinomiya of Tokyo University for the painted adult brain stack that we use on the 3D Brain Viewer.
We thank the group of A.S. Chiang (Brain Research Center, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan) for making their FlyCircuit raw data available. We also thank Kei Ito (Tokyo University) and Tzumin Lee (HHMI Janelia Research Campus) for providing us with their neuroblast clone data.
We also thank the following researchers for their hard work in reviewing elements of VFB content:
Virtual Fly Brain uses open source software from a variety of sources:
For more information on the technology behind the VFB website:
For details on the anatomy ontology:
Please use the format below:
Milyaev, N., Osumi-Sutherland, D., Reeve, S., Burton, N., Baldock, R. A. and Armstrong, J. D. (2012). The Virtual Fly Brain browser and query interface. Bioinformatics 28, 411-5.