Evolocus LLC provides equipment for biomedical research, animal behavior and electrophysiology. The main part of the products is represented by wireless fully autonomous animal attached systems for recording electrophysiological data in freely-moving animals. These devices are called Neurologgers.
The distinctive feature of the devices is their extremely small size and weight (about 1-2 g). This allows researchers to mount loggers directly at the head of a laboratory mouse (25 g body weight), or at the back of a zebra finch (small laboratory songbird with 14 g body weight). It also fits perfectly to larger animals such as rats and monkeys.
The built-in 3-D accelerometer, 3-D gyroscope and 3-D magnetic compass can help to track animal behavior. Precise synchronization of the loggers with the external equipment is provided by Neurologger Synchronizer via the infrared link. The latest versions are complemented with Bluetooth interface for remote configuring and data access.
Local data logging is an excellent alternative to classical radio-telemetry. Having smaller power consumption, it outperforms it in signal quality: no data losses and signal quality degradation during transmission, no penetration of the artifacts from the radio transmitter to high-impedance neuronal electrodes.
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The Journal of Experimental Neuroevolution
Published by Evolocus LLC, ISSN 2164-6481
Neurologger 3 and its history. Evolocus 1, I-VI (2016). [Supplementary Information]
Vyssotski D.L. Nomogenesis and the logic of chance. Evolocus 1, 25-30 (2016). [SI]
Vyssotski D.L. Transgenerational epigenetic compensation and natural selection. Evolocus 1, 19-24 (2014). [SI]
Vyssotski D.L. Transgenerational epigenetic compensation and sexual dimorphism. Evolocus 1, 13-18 (2013). [SI]
Vyssotski D.L. Transgenerational epigenetic compensation in evolution. Evolocus 1, 7-12 (2012). [SI]
Vyssotski D.L. Transgenerational epigenetic compensation. Evolocus 1, 1-6 (2011). [SI]
Vyssotski D.L. Transgenerational Epigenetic Compensation of Paternal Drug Treatment. Supporting Online Material (Evolocus, New York, 2010). [Erratum]
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Recent publicationsUygun DS, Ye Z, Zecharia AY, Harding EC, Yu X, Yustos R, Vyssotski AL, Brickley SG, Franks NP, Wisden W. (2016) Bottom-Up versus Top-Down Induction of Sleep by Zolpidem Acting on Histaminergic and Neocortex Neurons. J Neurosci. 2016 Nov 2;36(44)
Vyssotski AL, Stepien AE, Keller GB, Hahnloser RH. (2016) A neural code that is isometric to vocal output and correlates with its sensory consequences. PLoS Biol. 2016 Oct 10.
Rattenborg NC, Voirin B, Cruz SM, Tisdale R, Dell'Omo G, Lipp HP, Wikelski M, Vyssotski AL. (2016) Evidence that birds sleep in mid-flight. Nat Commun. 2016 Aug 3.