Calendar

Lecture 1 Introductory Lecture

“The Hippocampal Formation and its Role in Memory – Investigations through Tetrode Microarray Recording”

Project Orientation

  • Project Description
  • Strategy Description
  • Team Formation and Intra-job Delegation

Lab Orientation and Task Overview

  • Animal Training
  • Drive Building
  • Drive Loading & Tetrode Manufacturing
  • Paradigm Apparatus Construction

Lecture 2 “Detailed Laboratory Task Training”

  • Animal Training
  • Drive Building
  • Tetrode Manufacturing
  • Paradigm Apparatus Construction

Lecture 3

  • Animal Training – Handling
  • Drive Building – Drive parts
  • Tetrode Manufacturing – 30 uncut (per team)
  • Paradigm Apparatus Construction – 8 arm and extra linear track in progress

Lecture 4

  • Animal Training – Linear track
  • Drive Building – Drive parts
  • Tetrode Manufacturing – 40 uncut (per team)
  • Paradigm Apparatus Construction – 8 arm and extra linear trackin progress

Lecture 5 “Advanced Microdrive Piece Construction”

  • Animal Training – Linear track
  • Drive Building – Base
  • Tetrode Manufacturing – 40 uncut (per team)
  • Paradigm Apparatus Construction – 8 arm and extra linear track in progress

Lecture 6

  • Animal Training – Linear track
  • Drive Building – Screws
  • Tetrode Manufacturing – 30 burnt
  • Paradigm Apparatus Construction – 8 arm and extra linear track in progress

Lecture 7

  • Animal Training – 8 arm and linear track
  • Drive Building – Screws
  • Tetrode Manufacturing – 40 burnt
  • Paradigm Apparatus Construction – 8-arm and extra linear track in finished

Lecture 8 “Microdrive Assembly”

  • Animal Training – 8 arm and linear track
  • Drive Building – Head stage and assembly
  • Tetrode Manufacturing – 40 burnt

Lecture 9 “Microdrive Preparation and Optimization”

  • Animal Training – 8-arm and linear track
  • Drive Building – Drive at optimum functionality

Lecture 10 “Techniques of Drive Loading, Testing and Preparation”

  • Animal Training – 8-arm and linear track
  • Drive Loading –1st section loaded (check for shorts and conductivity)

Lecture 11

  • Animal Training – 8-arm and linear track
  • Drive Loading – 2nd & 3rd section loaded (check for shorts and conductivity)

Lecture 12

  • Animal Training – 8-arm and linear track
  • Drive Loading

Lecture 13 “Rodent Neurosurgery Procedures & Protocol”

  • Neurosurgery

Lecture 14

  • Neurosurgery

Lecture 15 “Experimental Protocol”

  • Animal Care
  • Experiment Execution

Lecture 16

  • Animal Care
  • Experiment Execution

Lecture 17

  • Animal Care
  • Experiment Execution & Data Analysis

Lecture 18

  • Animal Care
  • Experiment Execution & Data Analysis

Lecture 19

  • Animal Care
  • Experiment Execution & Data Analysis
  • Course Wrap-up and Overview

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