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Two open positions for neuroscientists – 2021

Exciting news: we have two open positions that we must fill in 2021. The positions are meant for scientists in different career stages. If you are a neuroscientist at the very start of your research career, join the Mobile HomeCage team as an application specialist. Help us to bring our innovative solution for head-fixing awake […] Read more »

Neurotar sponsors Cajal training program for neuroscientists (Bordeaux, 2021)

In 2021, Neurotar came on board as a sponsor of the Cajal advanced neuroscience training program. We are excited about this opportunity to contribute to the development of a new generation of neuroscientists and educate them about different approaches to studying the awake brain. Our debut as a sponsor will take place during the course […] Read more »

Summer break, July 26 – August 8, 2021

Neurotar is operating with limited staff during the last week of July and the first week of August (peak of vacation season in Finland). Someone will see and answer your messages, but there may be a slight delay in our response time. We are fully stocked and we shall be dispatching orders that do not […] Read more »

Meet us at SfN in Chicago, USA, on November 13-16, 2021 (booth # 1405)

Neurotar team is coming to Chicago for the 50th Society of Neuroscience annual meeting on November 13-16, 2021. We are looking forward to reconnecting with our customers and partners, and to meeting new labs interested in microscopic imaging or electrophysiological recordings in the brain of awake behaving mice. In the two years since the last […] Read more »

Webinar on sensorimotor network development during early postnatal life. September 2, 2021

In this webinar, Anna Cavaccini (Prof. Karayannis’s lab at the Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich) and James Dooley (Prof. Blumberg’s lab at the University of Iowa) elucidate the cortical and subcortical mechanisms involved in the development of sensorimotor circuitry during wakefulness (in a mouse model) and REM sleep (in a rat model). They talk […] Read more »

We are hiring an application specialist with a background in neuroscience

Join our team in helping neuroscience labs worldwide decipher the awake brain! We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive, but also flexible and autonomous team member. For more information on the application specialist position visit

New website goes live on January 28, 2021

Welcome to the new and updated website! The main reason for updating the website was to add additional information for the labs looking into buying and using the Mobile HomeCage. Most of the new information was added under the “Support” menu and under “Customer portal”. Logging into the customer portal requires member status activation. […] Read more »

Webinar on studying spatial navigation and memory in awake head-fixed mice. February 18, 2021

Until recently, researchers interested in studying spatial navigation and memory in awake mice relied solely on a combination of an airlifted ball and virtual reality (VR). The Mobile HomeCage Large offers an alternative approach. It allows studying awake head-fixed mice while they navigate in real tangible mazes. In this webinar, Prof. Simon Schultz (Imperial College […] Read more »

Neuroscientist, join our sales and support team!

We may be biased, but we think that the Mobile HomeCage is currently the best solution for microscopic imaging and electrophysiological recordings in the brain and spinal cord of awake mice. More than a hundred labs all over the world are using our equipment, and there are many more who could benefit from it. We […] Read more »

Webinar on October 8, 2020. Studying epilepsy in awake mice

  Please join us for a webinar on “Studying epilepsy in awake head-fixed mice using microscopy, electrophysiology, and optogenetics.” The webinar goes live at 11 am EDT on October 8, 2020, and features presentations from Longjun Wu lab at Mayo Clinic, USA (presenter: Dr. Anthony Umpiere), and Rob Wykes lab at UCL, UK. The presenting […] Read more »

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