Homecage Task Training and Mesoscale Imaging

Homecage Task Training and Mesoscale Imaging

 Timothy H Murphy and colleagues from the Kinsmen Laboratory of Neurological Research and University of BritishColumbia, have developed, shared, and validated a homecage platform for automated task training and mesoscale brain imaging for mice....
NINscope

NINscope

Andres de Groot and colleagues from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience have created a lightweight, versatile miniscope for fluorescence imaging and optogenetic stimulation. Miniaturized fluorescent microscopes (miniscopes) are powerful tools used for the...
RatHat: A self-targeting printable brain implant system

RatHat: A self-targeting printable brain implant system

Leila Allen and colleagues in Tim Allen’s lab at Florida International University recently developed RatHat, a self-targeting printable brain implant system. Below they describe their project: “There has not been a major change in how neuroscientists approach...
HOPE

HOPE

Sebastien Delcasso from the Graybiel lab at MIT published a method for developing a brain implant called “HOPE” for combining with optogenetics, pharmacology, and electrophysiology: HOPE (hybrid-drive combining optogenetics, pharmacology, and electrophysiology) is a...
Teensy-based Interface

Teensy-based Interface

Michael Romano and colleagues from the Han Lab at Boston University recently published their project using a Teensy microcontroller to control an sCMOS camera in behavioral experiments to obtain high temporal precision: Teensy microcontrollers are becoming...