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October 21, 2014

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher


We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher, working part-time (0.5 FTE) to curate neuroanatomical expression data from the published literature. You will be based in the Virtual Fly Brain (VFB) group in the Department of Genetics, in central Cambridge, working … More

June 12, 2014

Now hosting tricolour adult brain stack from Ito 2014


We are proud to announce the addition of a triple stained adult Brain stack to VFB. Earlier this year, Kei Ito and colleagues on the BrainName consortium published their long awaited new nomenclature for the insect Brain. VFB has followed … More

March 21, 2014

How do you use VFB?


We’re collecting user stories to assess dev priorities. Please contact us via our blog, or our community group vfb_community@googlegroups.com to let us know. Feel free to include anything you’d like to use VFB for, not matter how technically difficult it … More

August 30, 2013

New VFB release: queries available for all neuroanatomy terms and Janelia FlyLight 3D images on stack viewer


We are pleased to announce a new release of VFB, including the ability to query the whole adult, larval and embryonic neuroanatomy,  and to layer the Janelia FlyLight 3D images on the stack viewer. Users can now choose to query … More

August 12, 2013

New VFB release – extensive lineage clone data and images added; layer multiple 3D images in the stack viewer


We are excited to announce a new release of VFB, featuring a full set of adult central brain lineage clone images and mapping data from Ito et al., 2013 & Yu et al., 2003 + fruitless expressing clones from Cachero … More

July 20, 2013

Disruptions to cluster pages


The cluster pages will be unavailable until Sunday evening due to issues with the server, outside of our control. Apologies for the disruptions, we hope everything will be back to normal soon.

July 5, 2013

Overlaying image stacks


We are pleased to announce the addition of a major functionality to the site. It is now possible to overlay image stacks on our Viewer, making it much easier to compare between them. For details on how to create a … More

June 24, 2013

Improvements in speed of display


Third-party registered  image stacks, such as the FlyCircuit neurons and lineage clones  now load much quicker on our Viewer. We hope these improvements enable users to look at the registered images, even when using a slower internet connection. In 2 to … More

June 17, 2013

The changes are over


We are pleased to announce that all planned work on releasing 3D third party stack data for this release is now finished. The FlyCircuit neurons and Tzumin Lee’s clones are now fully operational on the new, faster and more reliable … More

June 13, 2013

Planned server migration


We plan to migrate our site to a new server within the following two days. We need to do so to improve site speed and stability. From the user point of view, nothing will change – the site will be … More

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