04 Core D: Machine Shop. C4.1 Rationale. Core D provides machine shop support services to enable (1) specialized imaging, (2) electrical recording and behavioral methods - major features of UCD neuroscience research. As evidenced in section 04.4, the shop provides the ability go beyond the out-of-the-box instrumentation and accessories that are available commercially. We have the ability to alter commercial instruments and equipment to our own specifications, and more importantly to build customized versions from scratch. As such, the shop core allows infrastructure to evolve and change over time ahead of commercially available instruments thereby allowing users to use instruments that lead the application of advanced/novel technologies to neuroscience research. While the main goal is to provide products that aren't commercially available, the shop provides rapid access to products on an as-needed basis, particularly when commercial availability is slow (e.g. electrode holders and amplifier headstage mounts for electrophysiological recording and microscope mounts and stage adaptors for confocal microscopy). In addition, the shop routinely modifies products to meet specific needs.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30NS048154-08
Application #
8427303
Study Section
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Initial Review Group (NSD)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2012-12-01
Budget End
2013-11-30
Support Year
8
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$96,541
Indirect Cost
$33,441
Name
University of Colorado Denver
Department
Type
DUNS #
041096314
City
Aurora
State
CO
Country
United States
Zip Code
80045
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