NIF - Neuroscience Information Framework

Program Description: The Neuroscience Information Framework (NIF) was established in 2004 at UC San Diego. NIF maintains “the largest searchable collection of neuroscience data, the largest catalog of biomedical resources, and the largest ontology for neuroscience on the web.” NIF federates over 174 data sets and databases, providing a single point of access. An initiative of the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research, NIF advances neuroscience research by enabling discovery and access to public research data and tools worldwide through an open source, networked environment.

Year Started: 2004.

Organization Description: NIF is used by the neuroscience community

Data Description: N/A

Project Type: Data Repository and Analysis

Project Domains: Health and Medicine

No budget information

Federal Funding: NIH

Program Data

Location Lat/Lon Coordinates Location Type Data Type Data Generation Single Data Instance Size (TB) Estimated Daily Data Size (GB) Estimated Annual Data Size (PB) Average Sustained Throughput (Gbps) Maximum Sustained Throughput (Gbps) Online Repository Size (PB) Total Repository Size (PB) Delay Tolerance (minutes) Jitter Sensitive? Uses the Cloud?
UC San Diego, United States 32.88,-117.24 Data Repository Data Not Specified - -