Behavioral Neuroscience

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Resources Within BNS Labs
The laboratories of the nine Behavioral Neuroscience faculty can provide training and expertise in many useful and modern neuroscientific skills.
These include:
   
  • single, double, and triple-label immunocytochemistry
  • radioimmunoassay
  • stereotaxic surgery
  • neuroanatomical tracing
  • histology
  • various neural lesioning methods
  • neuropharmacological manipulation
  • light and fluorescence microscopy
  • analysis of animal behavior
  • telemetric measuring and analysis of biological rhythms
  • gene arrays
  • Northern and Southern Blot analysis
  • in situ hybridization
  • PCR
  • primary cell culture
  • calcium imaging
  • animal learning, memory and affective behavior investigation

  • Campus-Wide Resources
    University-wide facilities include confocal and scanning and transmission electron microscopes through the Center for Electron Optics (www.ceo.msu.edu), magnetic resonance imaging instruments, mass spectrometry, DNA sequencing and macromolecular structure facilities, an IBM 3090 mainframe computer with consultant services, Macromolecular Computing Facilities, Flow Cytomotry Facility, and the Core Technology Alliance Facilities (www.ctaalliance.org).