Resource Labs

Mouse Behavior Facility at MIND

We provide Neurology investigators with a wide array of behavioral tasks for comprehensive assessment of motor and cognitive functions, anxiety, and social interactions in mice.
  • Phone: 617-726-5762

The Mouse Behavior Facility at MIND aims to provide Neurology investigators with a wide array of behavioral tasks for comprehensive assessment of motor and cognitive functions, anxiety, and social interactions in mice. Facility services include general and specific behavioral tests, protocols, and training in all of these areas.  Included in these services is experimental design advice, assistance with animal protocol submission, data analysis, results interpretation, and assistance with writing descriptions of these tests, results and interpretation in grant proposals and manuscripts. The following behavioral tasks will be available for core use.

For more information, including fees and schedules please contact Robin M. Bradey.

Directors

Dr. Vanita Chopra
Vchopra1@partnrs.org
Tel: 617-726-1267

Dr. Antonio Valencia
Avalencia1@partners.org
Tel: 617-724-9174

Technician

Robin M. Bradley
rmbradley@partners.org
Tel: 617-726-5762

Core Services

Motor Function Task

  • Rotarod
  • Pole test
  • Open Field
  • Grip Strength
  • Rotameter

Cognitive task

  • Water Maze
  • Object recognition
  • Spatial recognition

Other Services

  • Conditioned place preference
  • Startle sensitivity/Pre Pulse inhibition

For more information, including fees and schedules please contact:

Robin M. Bradley
rmbradley@partners.org
Tel: 617-726-5762