Ken McCarson Ken McCarson, PhD, Facility Director, is an associate professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics and has used a variety of behavioral testing paradigms in rodents in his NIH funded projects for many years. As director of the RBF, it is his goal to act as a resource in assisting other investigators in accessing this technology. If you are interested in access to the RBF, please email
Michelle Winter Michelle Winter, B.S. is the Rodent Behavior Specialist for the facility.  She has conducted numerous behavioral protocols spanning more than a decade.  She provides training and support to users of the rodent behavior facility as well as facilitation of full-service behavioral testing and data analysis.  If you would like to discuss use of the facility, please email

If you have access to the facility, but are in need of technical support or want to report equipment problems, please contact Doug Brownyard by submitting a request form.

Last modified: Feb 20, 2017