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Facilities & Equipment

The seven neuroscience labs are located in the Watson Life Sciences and Dana Science Buildings. Each lab has its own unique and relevant set of major equipment items for your hands-on learning and cutting-edge research.

Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory

  • Stereotaxic Instruments
  • Surgical Microscopes
  • Microtome
  • Fume Hoods

Psychopharmacology Laboratory

  • Rotorod Treadmill
  • Conditioned Place Preference Apparatus
  • Locomotor Activity Chamber
  • Operant Chambers

Developmental Neurobiology Laboratory

  • Laser-Scanning Confocal Microscope
  • Dual-headed Stereomicroscopes
  • Micromanipulators and Pressure Injection system
  • Inverted microscopes for time-lapse analysis
  • Fluorescent stereomicroscopes with digital cameras

Imaging and Histology Laboratory

  • Bioquant Image Analysis Systems
  • Retiga & Sony Digital Cameras
  • Fluorescent Microscopes

Behavioral Testing Laboratory

  • Y-mazes
  • Radial Arm maze
  • Locomotor Activity Chamber - Rotacount

Operant Laboratory

  • Operant Chambers

Physiology Laboratory

  • Neurophysiology Rigs
  • Vibration Isolation Tables