The Rodent Behavior Core provides expertise and services for comprehensive phenotyping of mouse and rats models using a battery of standard behavioral paradigms.

The Core centralizes behavioral assessment facilities and expertise for neuroscience investigators, ensuring that behavioral testing is performed expertly and adheres to best practices in the field. Assessments provided range from sensorimotor, learning and memory, to motivated behavioral measures.

Available services

Sensorimotor
  • Visual
  • Auditory
  • Olfactory
  • Grip strength
  • Balance/motor skill
Learning and Memory
  • Morris water maze
  • Barnes maze
  • Tone fear conditioning
  • Passive avoidance
Affect
  • Anxiety-like behaviors
  • Depressive-like behaviors
  • General activity
Social Behaviors
  • Social preference
  • Aggression
  • Reproduction 

Please see our Terms of Service and User Fee Structure for specifics regarding use of this core.

Publications

Publications

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