Animal Behavior Core

Overview of Services

Purdue Animal Behavior Core - Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience  - Purdue University

The Purdue Animal Behavior Core (PABC), part of the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience (PIIN), is a facility that provides validated behavioral and physiological assays to aid in preclinical research using in vivo models. The core also offers a testing environment for developing novel devices and imaging tools to examine brain and behavior relationships. Using cutting-edge automated technologies, the facility efficiently models a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders, psychiatric illnesses, neurodegenerative diseases and spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries.

New Purdue users please go to 'Request Services' tab go to Training Request/Initial Consultation. Non-Purdue affliliated users please email Dr. Wendy Koss for information.


Wendy Koss, PhD|Facility Director

Dani Houston|Business Lead

Location and hours of operation

Hours      Location

For Trained Users: 24 hours/7 days per week
For Assistance: 9 AM - 5 PM/M-F 

     Martin Jischke Hall of Biomedical Engineering
     206 S. Martin Jischke Dr. 

Links and Resources



Name Role Phone Email Location
Dr. Wendy Koss
Facility Director
DLR 332