E-Scope

E-Scope

A collaboration of multiple labs in the Neurology and Neurobiology departments at UCLA published a paper regarding their open-source electrophysiology-integrated mini scope in an eLife paper in April 2023. E-Scope is an open source mini scope that simultaneously...
HERBs: head-fixed environment for rodent behaviors

HERBs: head-fixed environment for rodent behaviors

Ali Ogzur and colleagues designed a flexible and easily accessible tool for head fixation in mice. Considering the financial strain, time obligation, and level of experience necessary for head fixation experiments, the group provided a solution that includes both...
custom-fitting cranial implants

custom-fitting cranial implants

Dr. Zurna Ahmed and her colleagues in Dr. Alexander Gail’s sensorimotor lab at the German Primate Center in Göttingen, Germany published an open-source step-by-step guide for custom-fitting cranial implants. Previous sources for implant design and placement have...
Pipette Finding CNN

Pipette Finding CNN

Mercedes Gonzales and colleagues from the Precison Bio Systems Lab at Georgia Tech developed a convolutional neural network that assesses pipette positioning before a patch clamp is begun to minimize patch clamping errors in electrophysiology experiments. This is...