OBESITY SERIES 2020: Lora Heisler, PhD discusses the unique brain circuits that are controllers of body weight, reviews how our genes impact our waistline and explains how obesity medications leverage basic neurobiology to reduce hunger and decrease body weight.
A webinar series focused on late-breaking research and discovery relating to the physiological mechanisms of obesity-related disease.
Experts discuss how PET/CT imaging can be used to enable image-guided neurointerventions and to study targeted delivery and clearance of therapeutic agents.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Robert Gould and Mike Girand discuss methods and applications for the use of EEG as a highly translational biomarker for sleep, substance use disorder and CNS disorders.
Scientists present data on 2-photon imaging of hippocampal place cells and on stress monitoring in head-fixed awake behaving mice.
Experts discuss how opioids affect sleep and respiratory depression in preclinical mouse models.
Scientists present case studies featuring single-cell electrophysiology and 2-photon microscopy in head-fixed, behaving mice.
This webinar is essential for researchers interested in the use of continuous EEG telemetry for seizure assessment in rodent epilepsy models.
An exclusive webinar focused on best practices, technical considerations and expert advice to ensure quality data and research outcomes using ADInstruments PowerLab and LabChart.
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.
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.
Scientists discuss technological advancements and present novel application of new head-mounted, wireless sensors for neural recording and stimulation in conscious non-human primates.
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 the value and utility of heart rate variability (HRV) as a preclinical tool for studying both cardiovascular, and non-cardiovascular related diseases in small and large animal models.
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.
A webinar for scientists interested in learning about a novel technology designed to overcome the challenges of large animal eye and eye-brain research
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
An essential webinar for all BCI researchers. Dr. Ujwal Chaudhary and Dr. Bettina Sorger will highlight their groundbreaking research in the field of fNIRS based BCI for communication with healthy subjects and patients in completely locked-in state.
Learn the fundamentals of Plexon’s OmniPlex software, including how to improve signal quality, data recordability, and approach complex applications of spike sorting.
Experts review the fundamentals of wireless, long-term EEG recording in rodents and discuss proper integration of technologies and associated physiological recording & analysis systems
José Gadea clarifies common misconceptions surrounding the use of implantable pumps and present the facts to support their value in preclinical research.
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.
Experts discuss the fundamentals of fNIRS and present new research capabilities enabled through the integration of optical brain imaging technology and physiological recording systems.
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 webinar for scientists interested in the application of electroretinography in rodent in vivo research studies as a method to better understand and characterize eye function.
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.
A webinar on novel application of telemetry measurements in rat models of cardiovascular, integrative physiology and neurophysiological research.
Experts present key concepts regarding how gait can be studied and its value as a research method for animal models of pain, CNS, neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders.
Dr. Yan Gong presents how to create consistent and reproducible laser-induced Choroidal Neovascularization (CNV) in the mouse using image-guided laser photocoagulation.
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.
Doctors Ewelina Knapska, David Wolfer, and Holger Russig provide insights into high-throughput cognition testing of individual rodents within their social environment
Experts discuss the importance of continuous, real-time monitoring in preclinical research, sharing case studies including using continuous EEG monitoring for sleep studies and using telemetry in Biodefense research.
Experts discuss why comprehensive surgical monitoring has become so crucial in today’s scientific research space and how the MouseMonitor™ S is designed to address these specific needs.