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Basic Science Core II

Basic Science Core II: Animal Models, Behavioral Testing, Pathology, and Histology

This core assists researchers studying AIDS and brain disorders to utilize animal models for evaluating therapeutics and behavioral tests for improving treatments diagnosis and prevention. Moreover, this core provides services to researchers in analyzing human samples and animal tissues for improving diagnosis of disease and understanding the mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of neuroAIDS.

Consultation and services available in the following areas:

  • Animal models
  • Animal behavioral testing
  • Neuropathology

Leadership

Jennifer Gordon, PhD
Basic Science Core II Leader
Animal models and histopathology
Department of Neuroscience
3500 N. Broad Street
Room 759, MERB
Philadelphia, PA 19140
215-707-5105
jennifer.gordon@temple.edu
 
Mary F. Barbe, PhD
Basic Science Core II Co-Leader
Animal behavioral testing
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
3500 N. Broad Street, 4th Fl. MERB
215-707-6422
mary.barbe@temple.edu