Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiolgy (NWB:N)

Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology (NWB:N) is a data standard for neurophysiology, providing neuroscientists with a common standard to share, archive, use, and build common analysis tools for neurophysiology data. NWB:N is designed to store a variety of neurophysiology data, including from intracellular and extracellular electrophysiology experiments, optical physiology experiments, as well as tracking and stimulus data.

This page is used to collect and organize materials around the NWB:N data standard and ecosystem. For a more broader overview of the NeurodataWithoutBorders project at large see also the website.

NWB:N – An Ecosystem for Neuroscience Data Standardization

NWB:N is more than just a file format but it defines an ecosystem of tools, methods, and standards for storing, sharing, and analyzing complex neurophysiology data. For more details see the Project Overview.

NWB:N Components

Citing NWB:N 2.0

Oliver Ruebel, Andrew Tritt, B. Dichter, T. Braun, N. Cain, N. Clack, T. J. Davidson, M. Dougherty, J.-C. Fillion-Robin, N. Graddis, M. Grauer, J. T. Kiggins, L. Niu, D. Ozturk, W. Schroeder, I. Soltesz, F. T. Sommer, K. Svoboda, L. Ng, L. M. Frank, K. Bouchard, “NWB:N 2.0: An Accessible Data Standard for Neurophysiology,” January, 18, 2019, doi: (preprint) (Online Abstract) (PDF)


NWB:N User Days 2019 Registration Open

Mar. 5, 2019

Registration for the NWB:N User Days is now open. Space at the event is limited and we only have few spots left for the user days! Registration is on a first-come basis. See the event website for details.

NWB:N at Cosyne 2019

Feb. 7, 2019

We are excite to announce that we will be holding a tutorial on NWB:N at the Cosyne 2019 Workshops on March 4, 2019, 1-4pm. To register and for further details see the tutorial website

NWB:N 2.0 Released

Jan. 18, 2019

We are excited to announce the full release of Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology version 2.0 (NWB:N 2.0). With NWB:N 2.0 we have made significant advances towards creating a usable standard, software ecosystem, and vibrant community for standardizing neurophysiology data. With PyNWB and MatNWB this release also includes advanced NWB:N-compliant data APIs for both Python and Matlab. For further details please see our full news release

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