Experts discuss how functional ultrasound imaging in awake head-fixed mice can help advance basic neuroscience and neurovascular research, as well as preclinical drug discovery.
Animal Behavior Webinars
Animal Behavior Webinars
Experts discuss current biosafety requirements and what home cage monitoring can teach us in bioexclusion and biocontainment studies.
It is well established that nesting materials are an important inclusion for mouse cages. We wanted to determine whether there was a significant difference in mice activity when offered three different material choices and whether there was any correlation between activity in the cage and nest complexity.
Experts discuss case studies and experimental data from various applications using a newly developed automated system to measure vision based on the optomotor reflex.
A growing body of evidence suggests that Home Cage Monitoring studies are becoming key tools for in vivo animal research for three main reasons: reduction in animal distress thereby increasing welfare, minimization of biases (wanted and unwanted), and increased reproducibility of data.
Chris Rand discusses the updated 200A Olfactometer from Aurora Scientific. He walks through setting up the system before sharing best practices, all while demonstrating the integral functions of the system.
Scientists present data on 2-photon imaging of hippocampal place cells and on stress monitoring in head-fixed awake behaving mice.
Scientists present case studies featuring single-cell electrophysiology and 2-photon microscopy in head-fixed, behaving mice.
An essential webinar for scientists interested in recording synchronized video with physiological measurements in human or animal research applications.
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.
Scientists discuss how to integrate metabolic phenotyping with behavioral paradigms, the importance of temporal resolution, and how to avoid common pitfalls when executing behavioral and metabolic tests.
Scientists discuss technological advancements and present novel application of new head-mounted, wireless sensors for neural recording and stimulation in conscious, freely moving animals.
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.
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
Learn the fundamentals of Plexon’s OmniPlex software, including how to improve signal quality, data recordability, and approach complex applications of spike sorting.
Learn about new technology that enables noninvasive measurement of mouse urinary voiding frequency and volume from a recognized scientist in the field, Dr. Nathan Tykocki.
This webinar highlights a noninvasive method for studying sleep in rodents. Topics covered include 3Rs, user experience, automation and data analysis.
José Gadea clarifies common misconceptions surrounding the use of implantable pumps and present the facts to support their value in preclinical research.
Learn how to integrate hemodynamic, respiratory and neurological measurements to study multiple biological systems simultaneously
An informative webinar for researchers interested in the latest technology and best practices for studying food and water intake as well as feeding kinetics of group-housed rodents in their home cage.
A webinar series focused on tools and techniques to study animal behavior.
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.
An essential webinar for metabolic and behavioral researchers requiring detailed time courses and accurate correlation of energy expenditure and activity.
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.
An essential webinar for all metabolism researchers interested in methodology, best-practices, and techniques for measuring energy expenditure and metabolism in transgenic and knock-out mice.
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.
The must-watch webinar for researchers interested in optical and electrophysiological recordings from the brain of head-fixed but otherwise freely moving rodents.
Dr. John Lighton, PhD and InsideScientific discuss the importance of metabolism and its relation to behavioral studies in the mouse model.
Doctors Ewelina Knapska, David Wolfer, and Holger Russig provide insights into high-throughput cognition testing of individual rodents within their social environment