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Brains and Behaviour

Mind 18 Circuit Brain

15
May

7-9pm (Doors 6pm)

Slug and Lettuce, Oxford 1 Oxford Castle, New Rd,
Oxford OX1 1AY


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CCTV monitoring of mice and stimulating brain electricity. Intrigued...? Plus, Pint of Science pint glasses and tshirts to be won! (Please note: ground floor event, easily accessible)

 

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Sara wells Tech MeOut

Big Brother for Mouse Genetics

Sara Wells (Facility director)

Genetically altered mice are used to study a range of genetic diseases. Measuring the effect that changing a gene has on the behaviour and appearance of an individual mouse can be difficult. Mice are active at night, find being handled stressful, and prefer familiar social environments with other mice. We have developed a sophisticated CCTV-like system to remotely monitor the activity of laboratory mice 24/7. Using this equipment we can for the first time see very subtle changes in behaviour, movement and social interactions. This technology is being used to refine animal care in research.

OliverBritton TechMeOut

Modelling brain communication

Oliver Britton (Research Assistant)

Oliver is interested in how the brain and heart communicate by electricity, and currently studies this in the context of pain

15
May

7-9pm (Doors 6pm)

Slug and Lettuce, Oxford 1 Oxford Castle, New Rd,
Oxford OX1 1AY


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