Texas A&M Institute for Genome Sciences and Society (TIGSS) has established number of shared resources to support genomics research.

 

Phenotyping:

The mouse phenotyping equipment houses various instruments to measure and quantitate mouse physiology and behavior. All of the phenotyping equipment is located at the LARR building. Training and experimental support is available.

 

Contact Andrew Hillhouse for more information and regarding any other details.

Stortz Rodent Endoscope

Cancer

For use in small animal endoscopy for various diagnostic, surgical, and orthopedic indications

Stortz Rodent Endoscope

Heart Monitoring ECGenie

Cardiovascular

The Mouse Specifics, Inc.’s ECGenie is a rapid non-invasive solution for recording electrocardiograms (ECGs) in awake mice, rats, and guinea

Heart Monitoring ECGenie

TSE Phenomaster

Metabolic

TSE Phenomaster with automated food/water intake, activity monitoring, calorimetry/O2/CO2 measurement.

TSE Phenomaster

Hatterus Diuresis Cages

Metabolic

Unique nonwetting PMP funnel and cone design automatically separates feces and urine for accurate metabolic monitoring without urine wash-over. Exterior

Hatterus Diuresis Cages

Small Animal Stereotaxic System

Behavior

Small animal stereotaxic system provides researchers with not only greater ease, but more accurate readings than the vernier scales commonly

Small Animal Stereotaxic System

Shuttle Cages with Shock Floor

Behavior

Fully modular Habitest configuration for active and passive Avoidance experiments in rodents. With Habitest, users can create an endless variety

Shuttle Cages with Shock Floor

Vevo 3100 Ultrasound

Cancer

With a powerful combination of high frame rates and advanced image processing, the Vevo 3100 reduces speckle noise and artifacts

Vevo 3100 Ultrasound

Rotarod Test Rats and Mice

Behavior

The IITC Rotarod Test is used to assess the effect of drugs on the motor coordination or fatigue resistance on

Rotarod Test Rats and Mice

Digigait Analysis system

Behavior

Digigait Analysis System is the most widely applicable and comprehensive gait analysis instrumentation available. It can measure voluntary and treadmill

Digigait Analysis system

Coulbourn Habitest System

Behavior

HABITEST is designed to make it possible to implement most behavioral test protocols in a single system of modular test

Coulbourn Habitest System

Chatillon Force Measurement

Skeletomuscular

The CHATILLON® TCD225 Series is an advanced force testing system optimized for production, quality control and engineering applications. The TCD225

Chatillon Force Measurement

Abaxis VetScan VS2 Chemistry Analyzer

Chemical

Abaxis VetScan VS2 Chemistry Analyzer is a state-of-the-art chemistry, electrolyte, immunoassay and blood gas analyzer that delivers uncompromising accuracy from

Abaxis VetScan VS2 Chemistry Analyzer

Abaxis VetScan HM5 Hematology System

Chemical

The Abaxis VetScan HM5 Color Hematology System is a fully-automated, five-part differential hematology analyzer displaying a comprehensive 22-parameter complete blood

Abaxis VetScan HM5 Hematology System

Bio-Plex 200 (Bio-Rad)

Chemical

A suspension array system that supports analysis of protein and nucleic acids in a multiplex solution detecting up to 100

Bio-Plex 200 (Bio-Rad)