Virtual Fly Brain 2.0 Case Study

Wellcome Trust The University of Edinburgh

Virtual Fly Brain is a joint effort of University of Edinburgh, MRC LMB and EBI - funded by the Wellcome Trust - to produce fly brain data-driven imaging, visualization and browsing. Using a 3D Brain Viewer, it is possible to explore the fruit fly anatomy and view image stacks from datasets integrated by Virtual Fly Brain.

This in-depth, beautifully designed case study explains Virtual Fly Brain key features, what you can do with them, MetaCell's strategic role building the new version of VFB and its results. It's also packed with great visuals.

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"We are delighted to have found in MetaCell a developer with a very high level of professionalism, people who understand science and who are committed to the open source model. Their work has combined architectural rigour and good development practice with a healthy dose of visual flair. We certainly intend to work with them in the future."

Gregory Jefferis, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge

"Working with the team at MetaCell has been great for our project. They took the time to really understand what we were trying to achieve with the Virtual Fly Brain system and the results are outstanding."

Douglas Armstrong, Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation, University of Edinburgh