Animal Behavior & Physiology Core | Equipment

Name Make/Model Functionality Location
Behavior
Inframot (infrared motion sensor)
tse-systems
Voluntary activity
Karp 04016
Activity wheels
tse-systems Voluntary activity
Karp 04016
Optomotor
Cerebral Mechanics
Visual acuity (brain stem reflex)
Karp 04004
qOMR (Automated Optomotor)
Phenosys
Visual acuity (brain stem reflex)
Karp 04004
Acoustic Startle Reflex
Kinder Scientific
Hearing reflex
Karp 04006
Pre-pulse Inhibition
Kinder Scientific
Sensorimotor gating
Karp 04006
Rotarod
Columbus Instrument
Ataxia
Karp 04018
Treadmill
IITC Life Science
Forced activity
Karp 04018
DigiGait
Mouse Specifics
Gait analysis
Karp 04004
Grip Strength
tse-systems
Motor strengh Karp 04009
ActiTrack locomotor activity
Harvard Apparatus
Voluntary activity
 Karp 04016
Conditioned Fear
Ugo Basile
Anxiety/Cognition
Karp 04006
Light Dark Box
Ethovision XT (Noldus)  Anxiety
Karp 04014
3-Chamber Sociability Test
Ethovision XT (Noldus) Anxiety/Social Recognition
Karp 04014
Elevated Plus Maze
Ethovision XT (Noldus)
Anxiety
Karp 04014
Conditioned Place Preference
Ethovision XT (Noldus)
Emotional response to stimulus/condition
Karp 04014
Forced Swim
Ethovision XT (Noldus)  Response to Stress
Karp 04016 
Tail Suspension
Ethovision XT (Noldus)
Response to Stress
Karp 04016 
Open field/holeboards Kinder Scientific
Anxiety/Activity
Karp 04016
Ultrasonic Vocalizations
Sonotrack, Metris
Communication
Karp 04016
Contextual Fear Conditioning
Stoelting (ANY-maze)
Anxiety/Cognition
Karp 04006
Novel Object Recognition
Ethovision XT (Noldus)
Short term Working memory
Karp 04014
Y Maze
Ethovision XT (Noldus)
Spatial short term working memory
Karp 04014
Water T Maze
Ethovision XT (Noldus)
Cognitive flexibility
Karp 04014
Morris Water Maze
Ethovision XT (Noldus)
Spatial short term working memory
Karp 04008
Operant Touchscreens Lafayette Instruments
Attention/working memory/flexibility
Karp 04015
Hot plate
Bioseb
Noxious heat sensitivity
Karp 04016
Thermal Gradient
Bioseb
Threshold heat preference
Karp 04016
Thermal place preference
Bioseb  Threshold heat preference
Karp 04016 
Von Frey
Stoelting  Mechanical allodynia threshold   Karp 04009
Physiology
Wireless EEG
DSI (Harvard Bioscience)
Seizure susceptibility, epileptiform abnormalities, circadian disturbances, actigraphy, auditory evoked response potentials; continuous monitoring available for up to 4 months.
Karp 04013
Tethered EEG, multichannel
Pinnacle Technology  Sleep architecture analysis for up to 5 days.
Karp 04013
Subdermal wire electrode EEG
Cadwell

Karp 04013
TMS with electromyography and/or accelerometry
  In vivo cortical stimulation for translational experiments aimed to measure cortical excitability, cortical inhibition, cortical plasticity, motor evoked potentials.
CLS 14
ECGenie
Mouse Specifics Conscious, unrestrained ECG
Karp 04009
Whole Body Plethysmography
SCIREQ (EMKA Technologies)
Breathing measures, apneas  
Karp 04009
Integrated Systems
Calcium imaging and Optogenetics
 OASIS (Mightex) Microendoscope fitted with fiber-coupled laser and LED light sources that is used in conjunction with implantable gradient-index (GRIN) lenses
Karp 4 Portable
In vivo calcium imaging
Neurophotometrics
Multi-fiber photometry
Karp 4 Portable
In vivo microdialysis
BASi Raturn and BAS HoneyComb
Microdialysis
Karp 04009
Open flow microperfusion
BASi Microperfusion
Microperfusion
Karp 04009
Surgery
Dissecting microscopes Leica/Zeiss

Karp 04002/17
Stereotaxic frames
Harvard Apparatus
  Karp 04002/17