This Core expands the capabilities of neuroscience research on campus by making available specialized expertise, equipment and assistance to support electrophysiological analyses of signal transduction and synaptic function in cultured cells, tissue slices and zebrafish embryos.

Core Director
Candice Askwith, PhD
Candice.Askwith@osumc.edu

Core Manager
Fangli Zhao
Fangli.Zhao@osumc.edu
614-688-7943

Location
Graves Hall

Available Services

  • Technical expertise, equipment and consultation for conducting electrophysiological studies
  • Extracellular or patch clamp recordings to screen for alterations in synaptic transmission, such as measurement of EPSP or EPSC or alteration in LTP or LTD, in cerebellar, hippocampal, hypothalamic and spinal cord slices
  • Electrophysiological studies of voltage- and ligand-channels in isolated or cultured neurons

Please see our Terms of Service and User Fee Structure for specifics regarding use of this core.

User Fees

Service:

LTP or LTD (2 animals/day) $350 /hour
Whole cell patch clamping $375 /hour
Specialized Recording $350 /hour
Training $50 /hour
Data Analysis $50 /hour
Consultation No charge


Equipment Rental:

Extracellular Rig                                       
$50 /day or use
Whole Cell Slice Rig $100 /day or use
Whole Cell Rig $25 /day or use
Publications

Publications

Publications that have benefitted from electrophysiology core services.

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