The Rodent Behavioral Analysis Suite contains three sound-attenuating test rooms. All rooms are equipped with Ethovision XT video tracking system. All rooms are the same size but vary slightly in set up and capabilities. Please reserve based on hourly usage of individual rooms.
Please sign up in Badger to reserve the individual test rooms.
Academic Rate: $6.00/hr
Industry Rate: $18.00/hr
Test Room 1
Test Room 1 is equipped with a top view camera connected to Ethovision XT. This room can be used for behavioral testing using various mazes. This room does NOT have the capability of optogenetics stimulation.
Test Room 2
Test Room 2 is equipped with a top view camera connected to Ethovision XT containing trial and hardware control module, which enables Ethovision to control hardware in a time-specific manner. This room can be set up for behavioral testing using various mazes combined with optogenetics stimulation during the tests.
Test Room 3
Test Room 3 is equipped with a side view camera connected to Ethovision XT. This room can be used for behavioral testing requiring side views (e.g. forced swim test). It also allows flexible use of foot shock chambers or optogenetics stimulation which does NOT require the control over Ethovision XT.