Cellpose

Cellpose

Cellular segmentation is an important tool in quantitative cell biology that is often required when measuring properties such as cell shape, position, or RNA/protein expression. This task is time consuming when done manually and can be quite difficult to automate as...
DABEST and permuco

DABEST and permuco

This week’s post is about two very useful libraries for statistical evaluations of behavioral, neuronal, and other types of data, especially when the data deviate from assumptions such as having a Gaussian (aka normal) distribution. (This is often the case with...
Brainrender

Brainrender

  The use of large multidimensional datasets such as those produced by brain-wide imaging techniques and brain atlases demands tools that can meet the challenge of interaction with, and visualization of, this data easily and effectively. Current solutions for...
COMPASS

COMPASS

Sleep and circadian rhythm disruptions are common to many conditions and are associated with negative consequences such as cognitive impairment and metabolic dysfunction. Though sleep is highly relevant to many areas of behavioral research, measurements are rarely...
PAWS

PAWS

  Pre-clinical measurements of internal pain states have traditionally depended on the manual scoring of reflexive paw withdrawal in response to noxious stimuli. This approach, however, struggles to differentiate whether the withdrawal is actually motivated by...