The Rodent Neurobehavior Core provides all Duncan NRI investigators with access to, and training on the use of, behavioral assays in mice. Specialized equipment enables computerized and automated assessment of learning and behavior. Located in the Duncan NRI vivarium, the Animal Behavioral Core comprises 19 testing rooms in approximately 2000 square feet of custom-designed space.
The Core performs most of the common rodent behavioral assays that measure -
General locomotor activity
Spatial learning and memory
General anxiety levels
Novel object recognition
Sociability and social novelty
Aggression, social stress and violence
and many other parameters
For technical and pricing questions, please contact the Core Director.