Experts discuss the use of a novel movement responsive rodent caging system as a means to minimize animal stress and enable unique discovery in many research applications, namely neuroscience, animal behaviour, drug discovery and cardiometabolic disease.
Archive for: Animal Behavioral Neuroscience 2015
Experts discuss methodology and best practices of Bussey-Saksida Touchscreen Systems used for the cognitive evaluation of rodents.
Dr. Charles Vorhees and Jason Adair discuss the value and methodology of Acoustic, Tactile and PPI (Pre-Pulse Inhibition) paradigms for startle reflex testing in rodents.
A webinar for researchers interested in transitioning from traditional qualitative forelimb assessments to quantitative measurements with automated, high-throughput systems in rodent models.
An informative webinar for scientists interested in novel methods for quantitative characterization of zebrafish social interactions and locomotor activity.
A special 2-part webinar for ANY-maze users and behavioral scientists intent on advancing their understanding and application of automated video tracking in behavior studies.
Dr. Gerry Herrera discusses automated analysis of behavioral data in fear conditioning research, including study design, the importance of instrument calibration and how to ensure systems score behavior accurately and consistently.
An essential webinar for all scientists interested in startle response research -- Michael Kinder provides insight on the underlying technologies used in startle systems and explains what researchers should know about sensor capabilities and limitations and how that knowledge can help create effective protocols, address calibration and properly analyze data.
Dr. Will Redfern of AstraZeneca and Dr. Sara Wells of MRC Harwell discuss 24/7 monitoring of group-housed rodents in their true IVC racked home cage environment for safety pharmacology and phenotyping applications.
Dr. John Lighton, PhD and InsideScientific discuss the importance of metabolism and its relation to behavioral studies in the mouse model.