Scipion

Cryo em image processing framework. Integration, traceability and analysis.

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Designed for ...


Structural biologists

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Cryo em facilities

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Software developers

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Free and open


Scipion is freely available and it's source code is 100% open. In exchange, please, cite, not only us, but ALL the software that helped you to produce your article. Your citations are our fuel to keep doing this.

Citing Scipion

Scipion: A software framework toward integration, reproducibility and validation in 3D electron microscopy

Citing 3rd party software

Scipion provides a easy way to export all methods used in a project to bibtex format. You'll find it under the methods tab, in the REFERENCES: section. You'll find there all the references for the selected protocols.

Developed by ...

... several teams across the globe. Scipion originated in Madrid, but nowadays its development is distributed among different academic institutions. Although the "core" of Scipion is developed in a few places, Scipion has become a "framework" ready to accept "new packages" (plugins) on the fly, therefore, there are already many people involved and we hope more people will join this project.
CNB building
CNB - Instruct Image Processing Center

Located in Madrid where Scipion project was initiated. It is the home of Xmipp, a classic in cryo em image processing software and one of the main locations were Scipion is produced.

http://i2pc.es
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SciLifeLab

Located in Stockholm, lots of contributions to Scipion core and plugins as well as beta-testing in local EM facility happens here , facilities beta-testing and plugin developments are coming from there.

https://www.scilifelab.se/
MRC building
MRC-LMB (unofficial)

This is not an official institutional collaboration, but contributions from Gregory Sharov and Joaquin Otón have to be mentioned here.

https://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/
McGill university building
McGill - FEMR

A few people here at Montreal developed Scipion core and are still collaborating with us.

https://www.mcgill.ca/femr/
UAM faculty building
UAM

UAM Personnel from the Computer Science faculty is actively contributing to this project.

http://www.uam.es/EPS/Home.htm
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Many more

Many more people have contributed to the project and are still collaborating with us. They helped to integrate their own software into Scipion, or helped with beta-testing.

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