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Community Tools


In addition to the open resources developed by The Allen Institute for Brain Science, many external institutions, universities, and individuals have created computational or educational tools which utilize Allen Brain Map data. This database centralizes the location of these tools to further our mission of open science. 

If you know of a tool that you believe satisfies the criteria for this database, please fill out this form to submit your tool. For all other feedback, use our contact form.

This list of third-party tools utilizing Allen Brain Map resources is for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement or approval by Allen Institute of any of the tools or other products, services, or opinions of the associated organizations. Allen Institute bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the external tools or for that of subsequent links.

Categories of Tools

Computational Tools

These tools can be used for a variety of functions, including visualization, data analysis, genetics, and more. 

Click here to learn more about the database of community computational tools.

Educational Tools

This category of tools includes advanced tutorials for navigating our data, proposed analysis workflows, and even specific curricula for learning about Allen Brain Map Resources.

Click here to see the database of tutorials.

Data Repositories

In addition to tools which extend the capabilities of Allen Brain Map resources, several centralized brain science data repositories house data from Allen Brain Map datasets.

Click here to see the database of relevant data repositories.