Resources

Below you will find rig designs and code for your experimental needs. We will continue to update, so please check back periodically.

Feel free to use and modify for non-commercial purposes (contact Michael for bug reports and suggestions).

 

Post processing pipeline for 2-photon calcium imaging data

Contributors: Michael Goard, Gerald Pho, James Roney

Features: (1) Rigid/non-rigid registration, (2) Automatic and manual ROI detection GUI, (3) Adaptive neuropil subtraction

 

Wide field imaging scope design and software

Contributors: Michael Goard, Kevin Sit, Raquel Abreu

Features: (1) Scope design for measuring bulk calcium signals in superficial cortex, (2) MATLAB-based software for mapping higher visual regions

 

Head restraint hardware designs

Contributors: Michael Goard

Features: (1) Head plate, (2) Rig-mounted head plate holder, (3) Lightblocker for visual stimulation experiments

 

Automated behavior software

Contributors: Nigel Bess, Kevin Sit

Features: (1) General game engine for designing visual tasks using psychtoolbox, (2) Automated behavior software for running game engine software unsupervised on home cage training rigs