Plateau technique

In vivo electrophysiology rooms

-  Two laboratories (21 m 2 both) and 1 workshop room (18 m 2 )
- 2 Units for Extracellular Recordings equipped with Halogenic/N 2 0/O 2 Anesthesia system, gas analyzers (Dräger Vamos), blood pressure monitoring (transducer UFI and amplifier Stoelting)
- 3 stereotaxic frames for rats and mice
- 2 CED 1401 Interfaces with WPI amplifiers, Hum bug noise eliminator (Quest Scientific), t21 window discriminator (WPI)
- 2 PC windows system/Spike 2 software and 1 PC windows system / Plexon software, 1 plexon pre-amplifier and amplifier

Ex vivo electrophysiology Patch clamp / Multiphoton equipment (40 m 2 room)

- 1 microscope Zeiss Axio Examiner Z1 coupled with Multiphoton LSM 7 MP (+Axiocam Camera) combined with UGA combo turn-key scanner–based system for MNI–Glu uncaging and CHR2 activation Rapp Opto.
- 1 microscope Zeiss Axio Examiner coupled with a Exiblue Q-imaging Camera
- 1 microscope Zeiss Axioscop2 coupled with a Hamamatsu Camera
- 2 Digidata 1440A / 1550B, 2 Multiclamp 700B and Pclamp software (Axon) and 1 double patch EPC-10 amplifier Heka
- 2 MPC Controller / PM-265 Micromanipulator / 1 PatchStar Micromanipulator
- 1 Micropipette Puller Sutter instrument Model P-97
- 1 Vibratome Leica VT 1200S
- 3 PC windows system

Molecular Biology equipment (16 m 2 )

- Equipped with electrophoresis chambers, rotative and rocker stirrers, 1 centrifuge and 1 microcentrifuge, 1 spectrophotometer, 1 Ultrasonic Homogenizer, 1 Ultrasensitive chemiluminescence/fluorescence/ UV detection system, 1 PC windows computer
- Freezer (-80°C)/refrigerators

Cellular Biology equipment (16 m 2 )

1 fume hood, 1 Phase Contrast Microscope, 1 Autoclave, 1 water bath, 1 centrifuge, 1 thermocycler, 1 thermostated
shaker for microtubes

Immunocytochemistry (48 m 2 )

- 2 microtomes (Leica and Microm), 1 cryostat (Microm)
- 2 fume hoods, Stirrers, Ph meter, 2 scales
- 3 Freezer (-20°C)/refrigerators

Microscopes room (35 m 2 )

- 2 Nikon microscopes, 1 fluorescence microscope Zeiss Axoplan2.