SPARC — bridging the body and the brain

The SPARC Portal is an open neuroscience and systems physiology platform containing multi-species data, knowledge, computational modeling and spatial mapping. Share your data and models to drive development of treatments that change lives.

What Can I Do With SPARC?
Browse, View, and Get Data and Models
Freely use curated experimental data, protocols, and models of the peripheral nervous system.
View 2D and 3D Anatomical Maps
Discover relationships and datasets with interactive connectivity maps featuring different species.
Create Computational Pipelines
Connect to the o²S²PARC platform to build and explore modeling and data analysis pipelines.
Contribute to the Community
SPARC accepts data, devices, and models about the PNS and is compliant with the 2023 NIH Data Sharing Mandate.

Resources & Datasets
Here is a resource you might be interested in:
SODA (Software to Organize Data Automatically) for SPARC
Your one-stop tool for curating and submitting SPARC datasets. SODA for SPARC combines intuitive user interfaces and automation such that researchers can efficiently and accurately curate their SPARC datasets.
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Featured Datasets
Mapping of the vagal afferent innervation of the mouse lung
Mapping of the vagal afferent innervation of the mouse lung using a combination of viral and genetic approaches to label unique vagal sensory subsets innervating the lung
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