Scientific Resources or Tools

Human Brain Transcriptome (HBT). A public database of transcriptome data and metadata for the human brain from embryonic development to adulthood. Link

TissueEnrich. A tool to calculate tissue-specific gene enrichment. Link

Brain Connectivity Toolbox (BCT). An open-source software package developed for analyzing and interpreting the connectome, which provides a comprehensive suite of functions for analyzing brain networks. Link

CELLxGENE. A suite of tools that help scientists to find, download, explore, analyze, annotate, and publish single cell datasets. Link

Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange (ABIDE). A open database that provides researchers with access to brain imaging data from individuals with autism and typically developing individuals to facilitate research on autism spectrum disorders. Link

GRETNA. A graph theoretical network analysis toolbox which allows researchers to perform comprehensive analysis on the topology of brain connectome, to analyze the structural and functional connectivity patterns within the brain. Link

Allen Human Brain Atlas (AHBA). A publicly available online resource that provides a comprehensive map of gene expression in the human brain, offering valuable data for studying the genetic underpinnings of neurological and psychiatric disorders, as well as for exploring the complex functions of the human brain. Link

DSI Studio. A tractography software tool that maps brain connections and correlates findings with neuropsychological disorders. Link

CiteSpace. A Java application for visualizing and analyzing trendsand patterns in scientific literature,  bibliometric mapping tool. Link

RStudio. An integrated development environment (IDE) for the R programming language. Link

Computational Anatomy Toolbox (CAT12). A toolbox for SPM12 that provides various methods of morphometric analysis of brainimages, such as voxel-based morphometry (VBM), surface-based morphometry (SBM), deformation-based morphometry (DBM), and region- or label-based morphometry (RBM). Link

Matlab. A software for engineers and scientists to analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models using matrix and array mathematics. Link

Understanding Science. A non-commercial, educational website, for teaching and learning about the nature and process of science. Link