The Virtual Brain

  • TVB Simulator available on HBP Collab

    • hbp
    • collaboration

    Since the beginning of 2017, The Virtual Brain software is accessible as a Python App on the collaboration platform of The Human Brain Project (HBP).

    Users can interact with the TVB Simulator core version 1.5 (but not our web GUI) directly in HBP Collab through iPython Notebook application.

    In the [TVB Collab](https://collab.huma

  • TVB shown at Berlin Science Week

    • conference
    • press
    • epilepsy

    **Leading TVB scientist Dr. Petra Ritter was invited to speak about The Virtual Brain and its clinical applications at the „Future Medicine“ Science Match 2016 in Berlin, Germany. This conference was part of the [Berlin Science Week 2016](http://www.berlinscienceweek.com "Visit exter

  • New TVB website offers easier downloads, improves support for scientists

    • software
    • support
    • website

    When the first website for The Virtual Brain was built, the software hadn't even reached beta state. That was in 2011.

    In the last 5 years, we've added many new parts to the website and saw the list of newsworthy events, software releases, research papers and contributors grow. The old structure was bursting at its seams. So for [SfN2016](/tvb/zwei/newswire-event-single/120110-see-tvb-live

  • Past Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is introduced to TVB live on stage

    • conference

    Leading TVB scientist Dr. Petra Ritter was invited in a panel discussion together with Italian premier minister Matteo Renzi, to explain how The Virtual Brain could actually simulate Renzi’s thinking.

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  • TVB invited to Google Summer of Code 2016 Mentor Summit

    • google
    • GSoC

    TVB Lead Developer Lia Domide was invited to join the Google Summer of Code 2016 Mentor Summit in Sunnyvale, California.

  • Brain simulator Code Jam in Romania

    • development

    Key software developers from the TVB team meet again for the 2016 Code Jam in Cluj, Romania.

    For several days, the leading software specialists and neuroscientists from the TVB team are discussing architecture, upcoming features and how to integrate the latest findings from active neuroscience research.

  • GSoC student completed work on PSE Viewer

    • google
    • GSoC
    • development

    Devin Bayly, the student who worked with the TVB team for the Google Summer of Code, successfully completed his work on the PSE Viewer today.

    Congratulations, Devin!

  • New paper: The Virtual Epileptic Patient

    • paper
    • epilepsy

    Finally published and available online:

    The Virtual Epileptic Patient: Individualized whole-brain models of epilepsy spread

    By Jirsa VK, Proix T, Perdikis D, Woodman MM, Wang H, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Bernard C, Bénar C, Guye M, Chauvel P, Bartolomei F

    Great work by the TVB scientists and their tea

  • New release: The Virtual Brain version 1.5

    • software
    • release

    This release brings almost 100 improvements and bug fixes and is available for download for all supported platforms!

    With many optimizations across the board, users can now enjoy speed improvements of 200% for several models, e.g. the Epileptor and Jansen-Rit.

    Head over to our download page and get your update now!

  • New release: The Virtual Brain version 1.4.1

    • software
    • release

    This release brings more than 50 improvements and bug fixes and is available for download for all supported platforms!

    With the new annotation viewer, you can now create, manage and see (in glorious 3D) ontology annotations for connectivity regions. Annotations can be exported and imported, supporting the BRCO ontology dataset.

    Head over to our [download page](/tvb/zwei/brainsimulat

  • Access Granted

    Make use of the TVB Empirical Processing Pipeline and free HPC resources at NSG portal Video available!

  • New release: The Virtual Brain version 1.4

    • software
    • release

    This is another big release with over 50 improvements across the board:

    • bug fixes
    • speed-ups
    • improved default dataset
    • iPhython notebook

    The new version is available for all supported platforms – and for the first time we're also supporting Windows 64-bit platforms!

    Head over to our download page and get your update

  • TVB collaborates with The Human Brain Project

    • hbp
    • collaboration

    Members of the TVB team participated in a 3-day workshop with The Human Brain Project (HBP) near Geneva, Switzerland.

    Organized by the Brocher Foundation, 33 specialists collaborated to strengthen ties between various research projects working with brain models

  • New funding for large-scale brain simulations

    • funding

    NIH and German Federal Ministry of Education and Research are co-funding a US-German project of

    • Indiana University Bloomington (PI: Sporns)
    • Charité Berlin and MPI Leipzig (PI: Ritter)
    • Jülich Research Center( PI: Morrison).

    The project is dedicated to large-scale brain simulations on supercomputers.

  • Brain simulator Workshop in Marseille

    • development

    Key software developers and scientists from the TVB team meet again for the 2015 Workshop in Marseille, France

    For several days, the leading software specialists and neuroscientists from the TVB team are discussing architecture, upcoming features and how to integrate the latest findings from active neuroscience research.