Project-based research work related to schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease rodent models. Behavioral & cognitive testing of the animals. Searching for a suitable subject for a PhD thesis.
Key skills learned during the internship:
- Rodent cognitive behavioral testing using automated touchscreen in a rodent model of schizophrenia
- Behavioral testing of motor impairments in rodent model of Parkinson’s disease
- Rat stereotaxic surgery
- Formulation & other required laboratory work
- Protein activity assays