Corporate Sponsors

2017


Mars, Incorporated

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 85,000 Associates to deliver growth they are proud of every day.

Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital, CESAR®, SHEBA®, DREAMIES® and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA® and WISDOM PANEL®.

For more information, please visit www.mars.com. Follow us: facebook.com/mars, twitter.com/marsglobal, youtube.com/mars, linkedin.com/company/mars

Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a world leader in diabetes innovation. Our legacy in novel protein therapeutics began in 1923 and continues today with our expertise in engineering therapeutic proteins to improve the lives of people living with diabetes, obesity and other chronic diseases. Our mission is to innovate tomorrow’s biologics therapies; we are committed to supporting and collaborating with academic research institutions to explore new approaches to effective treatments of diabetes and obesity.

PepsiCo, Inc.

PepsiCo is one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies. A more than $65 billion global powerhouse, PepsiCo makes hundreds of foods and beverages ranging from treats to healthy eats that are loved throughout the world, including Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola.

TSE

TSE Systems is a leading global manufacturer for Metabolic & Behavioral Phenotyping and screening systems . The TSE PhenoMaster® offers a modular solution for state-of-the-art automated metabolic and behavioral monitoring of rodents within the home cage. Metabolism: •Push & Pull Calorimetry, •Urine & Feces Quantification, •Drinking, Feeding with access control, Body Weight Monitoring. Behavior & Exercise: •Home Cage Activity, •Running Wheel Activity, •Motorskill Testing, •Operant Conditioning, learning/memory. Physiology monitoring: •Telemetry (Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, ECG, EEG, Activity, Temperature). The integrated Software allows access to all raw sensor data, computation and analysis as well as the capability to conditionally link feeding/drinking to quantified exercise routines and/or reward based operant control.

Research Diets, Inc.

Research Diets, Inc. formulates and produces purified OpenSource Diets® for laboratory animals. Custom diets shipped in 5-7 days. The BioDAQ® Food and Liquid Intake Monitor features spill-reducing hoppers, mounts to home cage, records the time, duration, amount of each meal automatically. Automated gate is programmable by time or amount consumed.

Sable Systems International

Metabolic measurement systems for preclinical phenotyping and room Calorimetry. Sable’s Promethion™ platform is the new standard for accuracy, workflow efficiency, and best-practice data management. Auto-baselined, synchronized monitoring of MR, RER/RQ, food/water uptake, and control for paired, yoked, or timed feeding. Total activity, wheel and/or beambreak array capture position and displacement.

Stoelting

Stoelting has been an innovator in producing equipment for pre-clinical research equipment since 1886. We proudly offer a complete line of behavioral testing equipment, anchored by ANY-maze™; an easy to use video tracking system for automated measurements of many types of behavioral paradigms. Please visit ANY-maze.com for more details.

Elsevier

Elsevier’s Neuroscience portfolio of journals, books, and online solutions provide first class information and innovative tools to empower research development and initiate innovation. Our content is written by world renowned, award-winning authors and reviewed by expert teams of editors. We are proud to play an integral part within the Neuroscience community and to participate in the advancement of this field.

Nutrilite

Nutrilite® is the world’s number one selling brand of vitamins and dietary supplements.* We are phytonutrient pioneers, combining the best of nature with the best of science, providing effective vitamin, mineral and dietary supplements designed to fill nutritional gaps in your diet. Nutrilite® Products are available exclusively from Amway.

Mbrose

Monitor food/water intake in group-housed rodents and minipigs. We focus in complete solutions offering group-housed, hygienic and easy to use home cage based platforms. Combined with a complete data collection system allowing the researcher and technician to efficiently monitor studies in real time without delay in a client server solution.

Lafayette Instrument

Lafayette Instrument is a leading manufacturer and supplier of activity monitoring and analysis equipment. Our commitment to the scientific community is to invest in designing and building high quality, trusted equipment to serve your research goals and advance the fields of behavioral sciences.

Media Sponsors

2017