The Brain Image Library (BIL) is a national public resource enabling researchers to deposit, analyze, mine, share and interact with large brain image datasets.

Helpdesk Support
For technical questions, assistance depositing files in BIL including networking support, assistance retreiving data deposited in BIL or to comment on our Web documentation.

Non-time critical issues:
Submit a help ticket. Send email to

Allocations and Accounts
For inquiries and help concerning grants of computing time

Phone: 412.268.4960
Fax: 412.268.5831

Corporate Relations.

For assistance in obtaining consulting, training, and access to PSC supercomputing systems for your business

Phone: 412.268.4960

Main Desk and Mailings.
For all other inquiries

Phone: 412.268.4960
FAX: 412.268.5832
U.S. mail: Brain Image Library, c/o Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, 300 S. Craig Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA

Partner sites and collaborations

The BIL is operated as a partnership between the Biomedical Applications Group at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, the Center for Biologic Imaging (CBI) at the University of Pittsburgh and the Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center at Carnegie Mellon University.