Rtrack and ColonyTrack

Rtrack and ColonyTrack

Rupert Overall has generously shared information about two R packages for the analysis of animal tracking data.  Analysis of spatial exploration data from rodents in various behavioral tests can reveal complex strategies for solving mazes and memory tasks. However,...
pyPhotometry

pyPhotometry

pyPhotometry is an open source system for fiber photometry. The project includes hardware and software. The pyPhotometry acquisition board uses a Micropython microcontroller. It is capable of acquiring data from two digital and two analog inputs and generates analog...
3D Printed Superfusion Chamber

3D Printed Superfusion Chamber

Marat Minlebaev and colleagues from Kazan Federal University used 3D printing methods to create a superfusion chamber and other parts for use in electrophysiology and neuroimaging studies in vivo. The project consists of a superfusion chamber, a brain presser, and...
SpikeInterface

SpikeInterface

Collecting neural activity is one thing; cleaning, sorting, and analyzing neural data is a whole other beast. In the case of extracellular electrophysiology, there are numerous steps to preprocess data to obtain single unit, or spike activity. With the rapid adoption...
USVCAM

USVCAM

Jumpei Matsumoto from the University of Toyama has shared the following about his open-source system, USVCAM, for measuring ultrasound communication in rodents:   “Mice frequently use ultrasonic vocalizations (USVs) during social¬†interaction. USV...