Mouse Behavioral Phenotyping (Core D)
- Provides VKC investigators with access to and training in modern behavioral phenotyping methods through the Vanderbilt Murine Neurobehavioral Laboratory (MNL)
- Provides consultation in experimental design and most appropriate tests to use for specific experiments
- Trains investigators and research staff regarding use of behavioral equipment, data backup techniques, and data retrieval from server
- Assists in using data analytic tools
See MNL website for on-line reservation system, descriptions of faculty and equipment, and on-line instruction manuals.
Assistance is provided with the following behavioral paradigms:
- Gross Neurological Function
- Sensory Function
- Motor Function
- Learning/Cognition Function
- Anxiety and Behavioral Despair
- Motivated Behavior
- Social Behavior and Aggression
- Maternal Behavior
If you make use of these services or facilities, please acknowledge this support in publications, as required by the EKS NICHD.
Sample: "Research supported in this publication was supported by the EKS NICHD of the NIH under Award #U54HD083211. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH."
- Ron Emeson, Ph.D., Core D Director
- Fiona Harrison, Ph.D., Core D Associate Director and Mouse Behavioral Phenotyping Faculty Coordinator
- John Allison, Ph.D., Mouse Behavioral Phenotyping Staff
- Ariel Deutch, Ph.D., Neurochemistry Faculty Coordinator
- Ginger Milne, Ph.D., Neurochemistry Staff
- Jeffrey Schall, Ph.D., Scientific Instrumentation Faculty Coordinator
- Bruce Williams, Scientific Instrumentation Staff