Ariëns Kappers Collection, Netherlands Brain Institute




This database lists the contents of the C.U. AriŽns Kappers brain collection, which is housed in the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience. The collection consists of 450 specimens of formalin fixed whole brains and about 30,000 stained sections. The collection is the result of a life time's labor by Cornelius Ubbo AriŽns Kappers during his directorship (1909-1946) of the institute and contains representatives of over 300 species of vertebrates, including man. For access to and use of these specimens contact:

Michel A. Hofman, Ph.D.
Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN)
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
Meibergdreef 47
1105 BA Amsterdam
The Netherlands