The Virtual Brain

  • Where will you be on June 24th?

    • myvirtualdream
    • event
    • brainmodes
    • berlin

    Long Night of Sciences is taking place in Berlin on June 24th and TVB will be presented by Dr. Petra Ritter and her lab at a couple locations. Check out the <a href="https://www.charite.de/fileadmin/userupload/portalrelaunch/die-charite/Veranstaltungen/LNdW2017460x805we

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  • New release: The Virtual Brain version 1.5.3 (incl. latest bugfix releases)

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    • release

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

    The new version includes a modernization of the PSE Viewer (done during the Google Summer of Code 2016 by our student Devin Baily). Also an integral part of the official TVB distribution is the Allen Connectivity Creator. So you can create TVB-compatible connectivities fr

  • TVB @ SingularityU Germany Summit

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    Dr. Petra Ritter presents TVB at SingularityU Germany Summit 2017 in Berlin, Germany. She is joined by Dr. Graeme Moffat of MUSE , the brain sensing headband, to highlight the collaboration between our groups.

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  • TVB and BrainModes in VR

    • brainmodes
    • media

    TVB and BrainModes was showcased in virtual reality at the grand opening of the Einstein Centre Digital Future in Berlin.

    [Watch yourself in TV!](http://mediathek.rbb-online.de/tv/rbb-AKTUELL/Einstein-Zentrum-für-digitale-Zukunft-wi/rbb-Ferns

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  • Interview with TVB Project Lead Dr. Randy McIntosh

    • open-science
    • press

    McGill University has featured TVB Co-Founder and Project Lead, Dr. Randy McIntosh, in a recent article published in The McGill Tribune.

    The article was initiated after Dr. McIntosh gave a seminar talk at the [Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI)](http://www.mcgill.ca/neuro/neuro-brain-research-patient-care

  • TVB Simulator available on HBP Collab

    • collaboration
    • hbp

    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
    • website
    • support

    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

    • development
    • google
    • GSoC

    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

    • epilepsy
    • paper

    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