What is the data access policy for LungMap?

The LungMap consortium has an open access data policy and does not require any formal registration. We do ask that you create a user account (click "Sign In" at the top right of the homepage) which is simply submitting your email address. When LungMAP data is used, we ask that you cite us as a source.


Which organisms are available?

All data now available comes from un-diseased human (Homo sapiens) and mouse (Mus musculus) tissue.


Why can't I find data at stages of development that I'm interested in?

LungMAP data focuses on specific time points associated with alveolar development and maturation, thus most broadly represents embryonic day 14.5 (e14.5) through postnatal day 28 (P28). There are some data outside these time points that were generated during early stages of projects for exploratory and validation purposes. If there is a time point between 14.5 and P28 that is of specific interest to you and you do not find the data you seek, please send us a message so that we can investigate for you.


Is LungMap on social media?

LungMap can be followed on Twitter @lungmapnet


How do I cite the data on LungMap?

Go here for policy.


How do I register?

Click the "Sign In" icon at the top right of the home screen.  From there select the "Don't have an account? Click here to sign up" link located at the top of the dialog box.


How is LungMap funded?

LungMAP funding is provided by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number U01HL122638. Funding takes the form of a cooperative agreement and supports 4 Research Centers and the Human Tissue Core. For more detailed information, please see the LungMAP team page.


How is LungMap different from other databases that have gene data?

LungMAP investigations are concerned only with the non-diseased developing lung. All genetic data is from these types of cells and tissues. In this way, LungMAP is similar to other organism developmental atlases; however, LungMAP focuses only on the lung and inclusion of both mouse and human allows data comparison which is a unique function of our effort.


What should I do if I see an error in the data found on the LungMap site?

Go to the Report a bug page and fully describe the error or problem with the website or data.


How often is LungMap updated?

The BREATH database is updated approximately quarterly. In order to be reminded of updates, please join our mailing list.