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Scientific Projects: NewBehavior is proud of its scientific roots and open to suggestions for collaboration. Please contact A selection of relevant and recent scientific publications:


Rudenko, O., Tkach, V., Berezin, V. and Bock, E.
Detection of early behavioral markers of Huntington's disease in R6/2 mice employing an automated social home cage. 2009.
Behav Brain Res. (Epub ahead of print), 2009.
Richter, S.H., Garner, J.P. and Würbel, H.
Environmental standardization: cure or cause of poor reproducibility in animal experiments? 2009.

Nature Methods 6, 257 - 261, 2009.

Jaholkowski, P., Kiryk, A., Jedynak, P., Ben Abdallah, N.M., Knapska, E., Kowalczyk, A., Piechal, A., Blecharz-Klin, K., Figiel, I., Lioudyno, V., Widy-Tyszkiewicz, E., Wilczynski, G.M., Lipp, H.-P., Kaczmarek, L. and Filipkowski, R.K.
New hippocampal neurons are not obligatory for memory formation; cyclin D2 knock-out mice with no adult brain neurogenesis show learninge. 2009.
Learning & Memory, 2009. (In press)
Mechan, A.O., Wyss, A., Rieger, H. and Mohajeri, H.M.
A comparison of learning and memory characteristics of young and middle-aged wild-type mice in the IntelliCage. 2009.
Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2009.
Viosca, J., Schuhmacher, A.J., Guerra, C. and Barco, A.
Germline expression of H-RasG12V causes neurological deficits associated to Costello syndrome. 2009.
Genes, Brain and Behavior, 2009.
Kiryk, A., Aida, T., Tanaka, K., Banerjee, P., Wilczynski, G.M., Meyza, K., Knapska, E., Filipowski, R.K., Kaczmarek, L. and Danysz, W.
Behavioral Characterization of GLT1 (+/-) Mice as a Model of Mild Glutamatergic Hyperfunction. 2008.
Neurotoxicity Research vol 13(1): 19-30, 2008.
Abott, A.
A question of survival. 2007.
Nature vol 449: 532-534, 2007.
Of mice and men.
Neural plasticity and repair: Neurotransmitter No.10-August 2007. Newsletter of the Swiss National Center of Competence in Research in Neuroscience/NCCR Neuro, 2007.

Onishchenko, N., Tamm, C., Vahter, M., Hökfelt, T., Johnson, J.A., Johnson, D.A. and Ceccatelli, S.
Developmental Exposure to Methylmercury Alters Learning and Induces Depression-like Behavior in Male Mice. 2007
Toxicological Sciences vol 97(2):428-437, 2007.

Safi, K., Neuhäusser-Wespy, F., Welzl, H., Lipp, H.-P.
Mouse anxiety models and an example of an experimental setup using unconditioned avoidance in an automated system - IntelliCage. 2006.
Cognition, Brain, Behavior vol X, No. 4 (december): 475-488, 2006.

Knapska, E., Walasek, G., Nikolaev, E., Neuhäusser-Wespy, F., Lipp, H.-P., Kaczmarek, L., Werka, T.

Differential involvement of the central amygdala in appetitive versus aversive learning.
Learn Mem 0: Im. 54706-0, published online 2006.

Lipp, H.-P., Litvin, O., Galsworthy, M., Vyssotski, D.L., Vyssotski, A.L., Zinn, P., Rau, A.E., Neuhäusser-Wespy, F., Würbel, H., Nitsch, R.  and Wolfer, D.P.
Automated behavioral analysis of mice using INTELLICAGE: inter-laboratory comparisons and validation with exploratory behavior and spatial learning. 2005.
in Noldus, L.P.J.J., Grieco, F., Loijens, L.W.S., Zimmerman, H.P. (eds.) Proceedings of Measuring Behavior 2005 (Wageningen 30 August - 2 September 2005). Fifth International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research. Noldus Information Technology, Wageningen, Netherlands, pp. 66-69, 2005.
Lipp, H.-P.
High-throughput and Automated Behavioural Screening of Normal and Genetically Modified Mice. 2005
Business Briefing: Future Drug discovery, 2005.
Galsworthy, M.J., Amrein, I., Kuptsov, P.A., Poletaeva, I.I., Zinn, P., Rau, A., Vyssotski, A., Lipp, H.-P.
A comparison of wild-caught wood mice and bank voles in the Intellicage: assessing exploration, daily activity patterns and place learning paradigms. 2005.
Behav Brain Res 157: 211-217, 2005.

IntelliCage for rats:

Appl, T., Vannoni, E., Buschmann, F., Urbach, YK., Raber, K., Lipp, H-P., von Hörsten, S.
Measuring basal and complex behaviors of rats in automated social home cage systems using IntelliCage for rat technology
Abstract presented at MSB Maastricht 2008.


Platt, B., Plano, A., Jyoti, A., Riedel, G.
EEG Recordings and Activity Observations as Translational Biomarkers
Platt et al. poster presented at Biomarkers in Brain disease Oxford 2009.

Rattenborg, N.C., Voirin, B., Vyssotski, A.L., Kays, R., Spoelstra, K., Kuemmeth, F., Heidrich, W., Wikelski, M.
Sleeping outside the box: electroencephalographic measures of sleep in sloths inhabiting a rainforest. 2008.
Biology letters. published online 2008.
Piano, A., Riedel, G., Platt, B.
Combined use of the Phenotyper and accelerometer for activity and sleep pattern categorisation
Piano et al. poster presented at MSB Maastricht 2008.
Piano, A., Riedel, G., Platt, B.
Combined use of the Phenotyper and accelerometer for activity and sleep pattern categorisation
Piano et al., abstract MSB Maastricht 2008.
Vyssotski, A., Serkov, A.N., Itskov, P.M., Dell'Omo, G., Latanov, A.A., Wolfer, D.P., Lipp, H.-P.
Miniature Neurologgers for Flying Pigeons: Multichannel EEG and Action and Field Potentials in Combination With GPS Recording. 2006.
J. Neurophysiol 95: 1263-1273, 2005.


Bartolomucci, A. et al..
TLQP-21, a VGF-derived peptide, increases energy expenditure and prevents the early phase of diet induced obesity
PNAS 103:14584-14589

Dell'Omo, G., Vannoni, E., Vyssotski, A.L., Di Bari, M.A., Nonno, R., Agrimi, U., Lipp, H.-P.

Early behavioural changes in mice infected with BSE and scrapie: automated home cage monitoring reveals prion strain differences
Eur J Neurosci 16:735-742, 2002.

Adriani, W., Caprioli, A., Granstrem, O., Carli, M., Laviola, G.
The spontaneously hypertensive-rat as an animal model of ADHD: evidence for imulsive and non-impulsive subpopulations
Neurosci Biobeh Rev 27: 639-651, 2003.

D'Adamo, P., Wolfer, D.P., Kopp, C., Tobler, I., Toniolo, D., Lipp, H.-P.
Mice deficient for the synaptic vesicle protein Rab3a show impaired spatial reversal learning and increased explorative activity but none of the behavioral changes shwon by mice deficient for the Rab3a regulator Gdi1
Eur J Neurosci 19:1895-1905, 2004.


Weimerskirch, H., Le Corre, M., Ropert-Coudert, Y., Kato, A., Marsac, F.
Sex-specific foraging behaviour in a seabird with reversed sexual dimorphism: the red-footed booby
Oecologia 146:681-691, 2005.

Lipp, H.-P., Vyssotski, A., Wolfer, D.P., Renaudineau, S., Savini, M., Tröster, G., Dell'Omo, G.
Pigeon homing along highways and exits
Curr Biol 14:1239-1249, 2004.

Weimerskirch, H., Bonadonna, F., Bailleul F., Mabille, G., Dell'Omo, G., Lipp, H.-P.
GPS tracking of foraging albatrosses.
Science 295:1259, 2002.

Steiner, I., Bürgi, C., Werffeli, S., Dell'Omo, G., Valenti, P., Tröster, G., Wolfer, D.P., Lipp, H.-P.
A GPS logger and software for analysis of homing in pigeons and small mammals.
Physiol Behav 71:589-596, 2000.

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