Introduction to CEST for MRI Assessment of Brain Ischemia and Cancer Lesions

Introduction to CEST for MRI Assessment of Brain Ischemia and Cancer Lesions

THU, SEP 24, 2020

Dr. Marty Pagel introduces the CEST MRI technique, demonstrates a basic experiment, and explains why measuring protein, acid, and metabolite content can be so beneficial in applications of brain ischemia and cancer.

Studying Epilepsy in Awake Head-Fixed Mice Using Microscopy, Electrophysiology, and Optogenetics

Studying Epilepsy in Awake Head-Fixed Mice Using Microscopy, Electrophysiology, and Optogenetics

THU, OCT 8, 2020

Experts discuss how microscopy, electrophysiology, and optogenetics are used to study microglial calcium signaling and epileptic networks in awake head-fixed mice.

From Pregnancy to Menopause: Studies of Physical Activity, Behavior, and Energy Balance in Mice

From Pregnancy to Menopause: Studies of Physical Activity, Behavior, and Energy Balance in Mice

THU, OCT 1, 2020

Sharon Ladyman and Vicki Vieira-Potter share their research on the effects of hormones and pregnancy on daily activity in mice.

Academy of Surgical Research Virtual Annual Meeting 2020

Academy of Surgical Research Virtual Annual Meeting 2020

OCTOBER 13 & 15, 2020

Register for the 36th Annual Academy of Surgical Research Virtual Meeting to join surgical research professionals around the world in a two-day exploration of surgical techniques, research applications, technology advancements and industry trends.

Case Studies in Home Cage Monitoring: Rodent Behavior, Circadian Biology and Animal Welfare

Case Studies in Home Cage Monitoring: Rodent Behavior, Circadian Biology and Animal Welfare

THU, SEP 24, 2020

Joanna Moore and Kenneth Dyar present applications of the DVC® system from different research perspectives and discuss how home cage monitoring can be used to study animal model development, physiology and behavior.

Cravings and Weightlifting Squats: Technologies that Explore New Metabolic and Behavioral Research

Cravings and Weightlifting Squats: Technologies that Explore New Metabolic and Behavioral Research

ON DEMAND

OBESITY SERIES 2020: Zhen Yan and Diego Bohórquez present case studies demonstrating the use of automated home cage phenotyping for preclinical obesity research.

Considerations for Rigorous Pre-clinical Studies in Murine Muscular Dystrophy

Considerations for Rigorous Pre-clinical Studies in Murine Muscular Dystrophy

ON DEMAND

Experts present key considerations in the design of rigorous preclinical studies in rodent models of muscular dystrophy, including animal model selection, assays and endpoints, and how your results can inform translation to the clinic.

Animal Model Selection, Study Design and Current Trends in Preclinical Obesity Research

Animal Model Selection, Study Design and Current Trends in Preclinical Obesity Research

WED, SEP 30, 2020

OBESITY SERIES 2020: Dr. Fred Beasley provides an overview of study design, criteria for defining your study aim and expert advice for selecting the ideal rodent model for your preclinical obesity research.