The Rodent Behavior Core provides expertise and services for comprehensive phenotyping of mouse and rat models using a battery of standard behavioral paradigms.

The Core centralizes behavioral assessment facilities and expertise for neuroscience investigators, ensuring that behavioral testing is performed expertly and adheres to best practices in the field. Assessments provided range from sensorimotor, learning and memory, to motivated behavioral measures.

Core Director
Olga (Niki) Kokiko-Cochran, PhD

Core Manager
Julie Fitzgerald

Biomedical Research Tower
Wiseman Hall

Available services

User fees

  • Core performs testing: $40 /hour
  • Training for independent testing: $50 /hour
  • Independent testing: $25 /hour
  • Consultation: $50 /hour 

Behavior core policies

Selected publications

Publications that have benefitted from behavior core services.