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UNE Rodent Behavior Core

University of New England

11 Hills Beach Road

Biddeford, ME 04005

United States of America

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Denise Giuvelis

Last Updated: 07/13/2023

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The UNE Behavior Core is able to provide investigators and the highest level of technical expertise, training, instrumentation and related services for assessing behavior in rodents. Services provided include (but are not limited to) the following:
- General Behavioral Phenotyping: Observational Screens, Motor Function
- Pain/Sensory Testing: Thermal, Mechanical, Chemical
- Additional Neurobehavioral Tests: Psychiatric, Addiction, Learning and Memory
- Miscellaneous Systems: GI Transit, Cardiovascular and Respiration

Other Services:
- Assistance choosing behavioral test and statistical tests for assessing results.
- Training in surgical techniques for small animal surgeries.
- Staff expertise includes surgical methods for producing pain models; dosing of drugs/anesthetics including central, systemic and localized administration; and tissue extractions.

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Services are offerred outside of University of New England

Consulting is offerred outside of University of New England