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Purpose: Electrophysiology

Major Instruments/Services:

  • Recording setup for whole cell current or voltage clamp recording from dissociated cells
  • Recording setup for whole cell current or voltage clamp recording from tissue slices
  • Field recording setup for tissue slices
  • Vibratome for tissue slice recording
  • Glass recording pipette pullers
  • Single channel recording methodology
  • Intracellular injection methods

Fee: Yes, initial use is complementary; extensive use is on a subsidized fee structure, depending upon the extent of involvement of EBCF personnel.

Access: Open to all interested parties

Preferred Contact: Kathleen Dunlap, kathleen.dunlap@tufts.edu, (617) 636-4942

Campus: Boston

Website: http://www.tufts.edu/sackler/neuroscience/CNR/electro.html

Level of Service:

  • Level 1: Fee for full-service facility. User only needs to bring a sample, the facility does the rest.
  • Level 2: Do-it-yourself facility with full-time technical support.
  • Level 3: Do-it-yourself after intensive supervised training. Occasional trouble-shooting help is provided.