WEBINAR SERIES – Recording Neuronal Activity in Animal Models
In this webinar series we offer a comprehensive overview of technology and methods for recording and analyzing extracellular action potentials, local field potentials and EEG in a variety of research models.
In addition, experts will discuss integration of technologies for sleep scoring and seizure detection, behavioral protocols and optogenetics studies.
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Advances in research instrumentation for neuroscience have provided scientists with a multitude of technologies for monitoring neuronal activity in both anesthetized and awake freely moving animals. Learn how recent advances in hardware design, software development and integration with electrode arrays have increased the capabilities of neurophysiologists and pharmacologist interested in sleep research, seizure detection, learning and memory and the effects of pharmaceutical test compounds on the central nervous system.
Participants will discover how various hardware and software systems can be used to streamline and automate sleep scoring routines for sleep studies, facilitate seizure detection in animal models and aid in a variety of behavioral paradigms. In recent years, the ability to integrate various biosensors, an array of other physiological transducers and methods for neural stimulation and optogenetics have created tremendous opportunities for scientists to expand their scientific protocols and capture a tremendous amount of data in the field of neuroscience research.
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To view webinars from this series on-demand, please visit the individual event pages listed below.
Utilizing Nerve Cuff Electrodes for in vivo Peripheral Nerve Research
Experts discuss novel cuff electrodes for in vivo peripheral nerve research, including the importance of electrode design, how to select the right cuff, implantation techniques and application results from nerve stimulation and blocking.
Advancements in Wireless Technology for Single Unit Electrophysiology Recording
Experts discuss new configurable wireless technologies for single unit electrophysiology recording in small and large animals, with a focus on applications, methodology, data outcomes, and the impact these devices will have in research involving untethered, naturally behaving subjects.
Wireless Recording Technologies for in vivo Electrophysiology in Conscious, Freely Behaving Non-Human Primates
Scientists discuss technological advancements and present novel application of new head-mounted, wireless sensors for neural recording and stimulation in conscious non-human primates.
Wireless Recording and Stimulation Technologies for in vivo Electrophysiology in Conscious, Freely Behaving Rodents
Scientists discuss technological advancements and present novel application of new head-mounted, wireless sensors for neural recording and stimulation in conscious, freely moving animals.
Measuring EEG in vivo for Preclinical Evaluation of Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease
Experts present telemetry implant procedure for wireless recording of EEG in rodents and share novel case studies focused on studying neural recordings to investigate sleep, energy expenditure and Alzheimer's Disease.
Employing Electrophysiology and Optogenetics to Measure and Manipulate Neuronal Activity in Laboratory Animals
Tahl Holtzman, PhD presents an in-depth tour of the latest neurotechnology for large-scale, high-resolution extracellular single unit recording combined with optogenetics in anaesthetized, head-fixed and freely behaving animals
Online Neural Data Processing with Plexon OmniPlex: Referencing, Sorting and Online Manipulation
Learn the fundamentals of Plexon's OmniPlex software, including how to improve signal quality, data recordability, and approach complex applications of spike sorting.
Measuring Long-Term, Wireless EEG in Rodents using Epitel-Epoch and BIOPAC Systems
Experts review the fundamentals of wireless, long-term EEG recording in rodents and discuss proper integration of technologies and associated physiological recording & analysis systems
- Sleep studies/scoring
- Epilepsy research/seizure detection
- Sensory processing
- Learning and memory
- Brain injury
- Social interaction
- Motor function and disorders of locomotion
- Drug screening and pharmacological testing
- Pharmacological Testing
- Wireless technology for recording extracellular spikes, local field potentials and EEG
- Tethered systems for studying neuronal activity
- Sleep scoring and seizure detection automation software
- Wireless optogenetics and electrical stimulation systems
- Acquisition and analysis software for spike detection and sorting
- High density and multichannel recording systems utilizing multielectrode arrays (MEAs) and surface electrodes
- Neural activity integrated with peripheral signals – physiological transducers, biosensors, video