1. 01. BioBlender Update

    We are working! Please note that the latest version of BioBlender is always the one releases on GitHub.
    Since the last release, we have fixed several minor issues, related to :

    MLP calulation on surface and storage of data

    EP calculation and handling of Field lines

    Movie Export with EP and MLP surface

    Also the Manual has been updated with some suggestions for a better use of BioBlender

    We are also actively working to the version for Blender 2.8.
    Drop us a line if you are willing to collaborate!

    July 2nd, 2020

  2. 02. New version of BioBlender

    We are pleased to announce that the new version BioBlender 2.1 is now available for download from GitHub or here from the BioBlender website.

    The packet has been tested and works as an AddOn on Blender version 2.79b. We are now working to update to the latest Blender. We invite all interested users to download and use it, and to report any issues on the dedicated page on GitHub or via mail to monica.zoppe at

    Together with the update, we intend to also extend BioBlender capabilities, so if you have any request, just let us know.

    We look forward to your feedback.

    April 21st, 2020

  3. 03. Nanoplanet at Imagine Science Film Festival

    Our short movie NANOPLANET, after being at the 10th anniversary of the Imagine Science Film Festival, is now visible on the special issue of Labocine. This issue “features films that push the boundaries of how we understand and create narratives about sight and visual perception”, in the owrds of the curators. We are very proud of having been nominated, together with other films spanning documentary, fiction and lab footage.

    The link to the Labocine website is:

    January 10th, 2018

  4. 04. Conference in Pisa

    On October 11, Monica Zoppè will be in “areaaperta – parlando di scienza al cnr di Pisa“, at CNR’s Auditorium in Pisa, to discuss on ‘Metti un gatto nella cellula’. The conference, at 5 p.m., is open to all and free of charge. Click here for more information.

    October 4th, 2017

  5. 05. Our last paper published

    Monica’s latest paper ”Towards a perceptive understanding of size in cellular biology” was published in the July issue of Nature Methods. It is a provocative proposal on a theoretical aspect of molecular and cellular visualization.
    The article can be accessed here and will be posted soon on this website.

    July 12th, 2017

  6. 06. Nanoplanet in NY

    Will you be in New York next week? Don’t miss rare chance to immerse in a world ten million times smaller than ours, as our short movie NANOPLANET will be screened at BioBase, The Lower Eastside Girls Club of NY.

    Vision of the film in a dome, as it was originally intended, makes an unforgettable experience, as viewers get to see very complex and fascinating cellular environment ‘from within’.

    We thank Imagine Science for offering this opportunity, as a selection of the 9th annual Film Festival.

    October 5th, 2016

  7. 07. The Dark Gene at Pariscience

    The movie The Dark Gene, a Filmtank production directed by Miriam Jakobs and Gerhard Schick will be screened at Pariscience in early October. The documentary film contains 5 minutes of animations produced by SciVis, describing the working of a neurological synapse. Stay tuned!

    June 2nd, 2016

  8. 08. The Dark Gene at Imagine Science Paris festival

    The movie ‘The Dark Gene’, a Filmtank production directed by Miriam Jakobs and Gerhard Schick will be showing at the Imagine Science Paris festival on the 3nd of June. The documentary film contains 5 minutes of animations produced by SciVis, describing the working of a neurological synapse.

    June 1st, 2016

  9. 09. The Dark Anim at SIGGRAPH

    Our video on the mechanism of neural transmission between neurons has been selected for the Science of the unseen section of SIGGRAPH 2016. If you are in California from 24 to 29 of July, don’t miss the chance to see serotonin, the synapse, and how depression is addressed at the molecular level.

    UPDATE: Science of the Unseen is a special session at SIGGRAPH, dedicated to the art of showing invisible things. Our last animation The Dark Anim will be screened, together with three images: The Brain Pit, Synapse Panorama, and Serotonin reuptake.

    May 9th, 2016

  10. 10. VIZBI Conference

    Monica Zoppè will talk at the VIZBI Conference in Heidelberg next week. The talk will be centered on the latest ideas of Monica in the field of Art & Science.
    For twitters: #vizbi16

    March 7th, 2016

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