Animal Behavior Core
|An open field, T-maze, and water maze
used in behavioral testing
The CNR Animal Behavior Core is located within the Department
of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM) on the third floor of the
South Cove building. The core
provides neuroscientists with a variety of behavioral services.
The CNR is excited to announce the expansion of the Behavior Core - a renovation project for which the Neuroscience Department has been awarded funding. Please continue to check this page for the most updated project information and timeline.
- Provide equipment, facilities, consultation, and
technical expertise for carrying out behavioral
- Ensure that NINDS investigators have access to
equipment and services necessary to assess behavioral
you would like to use the behavior core, please sign up
this link. Should you have other queries, please
contact the core manager
The core provides expertise and equipment for many
different behavioral assays including responses to drugs
of abuse. Please follow the link below for a description
Currently available assays
* Any project involving animals must be approved by the Tufts University Institutional Animal Care and Use
Committee (IACUC) before initiation. The Core Manager can provide assistance in preparing amendments or
sections to include behavioral testing in animal protocols.
All transfers of mice to the Core must first be approved by DLAM. Please complete the
ANIMAL RELOCATION FORM prior
to bringing mice into the Core housing facility.
Fee structure for Tufts neuroscientist, other academic users, and