Journal Publications

a black research rat stands on its hind legsHess, S.E., Rohr, S., Dufour, B., Gaskill, B.N., Pajor, E.A., Garner, J.P. 2008. Home improvement: mice with more naturalistic nesting materials build better nests. Journal of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Sciences 47, 25-31.

Gaskill, B.N., Rohr, S., Pajor, E.A., Lucas, J.R., Garner, J.P. 2009. Some like it hot: mouse temperature preferences in laboratory housing. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 116, 279-285.

Gaskill, B.N., Lucas, J.R., Pajor, E.A., Garner, J.P. 2011. Working with what you’ve got: Changes in thermal preference and behavior in mice with or without nesting material. Journal of Thermal Biology 36, 193-199.

Gaskill B.N., Lucas, J.R., Pajor, E.A., Garner, J.P. 2011. Little and often? Maintaining continued performance in an automated T-maze for mice. Behavioral Processes 86, 272-278.

Gaskill B.N., Lucas, J.R., Pajor, E.A., Garner, J.P. 2012. Heat or insulation: Behavioral titration of mouse preference for warmth or access to a nest. PLoS ONE 7 (3): e32799.

Gaskill, B.N., Winnicker, C., Garner, J.P., Pritchett-Corning, K.R. 2013. The naked truth: Breeding performance in nude mice with and without nesting material. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 143, 110-116.

Gaskill, B.N., Gordon, C.J., Davis, J.K., Lucas, J.R., Pajor, E.A., Garner, J.P. 2013. Impact of nesting material on mouse body temperature and physiology. Physiology & Behavior 110, 87-95.

Gaskill, B.N. and Garner, J.P. 2013. Letter-to-the-Editor on “Not so hot: Optimal housing temperatures for mice to mimic the thermal environment of humans”. Molecular Metabolism. DOI: 10.1016/j.molmet.2013.05.003

Pritchett-Corning, K. R., Keefe, R., Garner, J. P., Gaskill, B. N. 2013. Can seeds help mice with the daily grind? Laboratory Animals UK. 47, 312-315.

Gaskill, B.N., Pritchett-Corning, K.R., Gordon, C.J., Pajor, E.A., Lucas, J.R., Davis, J.K., Garner, J.P. 2013. Energy reallocation to breeding performance through improved nest building. PLoS ONE 8(9): e74153.

Gaskill, B. N., Karas, A. Z., Garner, J. P., Pritchett-Corning, K. R. 2013. Nest building as an indicator of health and welfare. Journal of Visualized Experiments 82, e51012, doi:10.3791/51012. http://www.jove.com/video/51012/nest-building-as-an-indicator-of-health-and-welfare-in-laboratory-mice

Rock, M. L., Rodriguez, K., Karas, A. Z., Gallo, M. S., Pritchett-Corning, K. R.,Karas, R. H., Aronovitz, M., Gaskill, B. N. 2014. The Time-to-integrate-to-Nest Test as an indicator of Wellbeing in laboratory mice. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science 53, 24-28.

Pioli, E.Y., Gaskill, B.N., Gilmore, G., Tricklebank, M.D., Dix, S., Bannerman, D., and Garner, J.P. 2014. Validation of an automated T-maze. Comparison of the automated procedure with the standard rewarded alternation task in mice with hippocampal lesions. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.12.009

Rock, M. L., Karas, A. Z., Gallo, M. S., Pritchett-Corning, K. R., Gaskill, B. N. 2014. Housing condition and nesting experience do not affect the Time to Integrate to Nest Test (TINT). Journal of Animal Welfare 23, 381-385.

Pritchett-Corning, K.R., Gaskill, B.N. 2015. Housing Syrian hamster and Mongolian gerbils in the same secondary enclosure has no apparent negative effects on either species. Journal of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science 54, 261-266.

Gaskill, B.N., Pritchett-Corning, K.R. 2015. The effect of cage space on behavior and reproduction in Crl:CD(SD) and BN/Crl laboratory rats. 2015. The effect of cage space on behavior and reproduction in Crl:CD(SD) and BN/Crl laboratory rats. Journal of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science 54, 497-506.

Gaskill, B.N., Pritchett-Corning, K.R. 2015. The effect of cage space on behavior and reproduction in Crl:CD1(Icr) and C57BL/6NCrl laboratory mice. PLOS ONE 10(5): e0127875. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127875.

Gaskill, B.N. & Pritchett-Corning, K.R. 2016. Nest building as an indicator of illness in laboratory mice. Applied Animal Behavior Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2016.04.008

Blankenberger, W., LaFollette, M., Gaskill, B. N. 2016. Tickling Rats: Differential Benefits for Pet Store Rats. The Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research, 6(1), 12.

Byrd, C., Winnicker, C., Gaskill, B.N. 2016. Instituting a dark colored cover to improve central space use within a guinea pig enclosure.  Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 19(4), 408-413. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10888705.2016.1187070

Robinson-Junker, A., Morin, A., Pritchett-Corning, K., Gaskill, B.N. 2016. Sorting it out: bedding particle size and nesting material processing method affect nest complexity. Laboratory Animals UK. DOI: 10.1177/0023677216652384.

Gaskill, B.N., Stottler,A., Pritchett-Corning, K.R., Kim, L., Geronimo, J.C., Garner, J. P. 2016. He’s getting under my skin! Comparing the sensitivity and specificity of dermal vs subcuticular lesions as a measure of aggression in mice. Applied Animal Behavior Science. 184, 77-85.

Ewaldsson, B., Nunes, S. F., Gaskill, B. N., Ferm, A., Stenberg, A., Pettersson, M., and Kastenmayer, R. J. 2016. Who is a compatible partner for a male mouse? The Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science. 42, 1-4.

Gaskill, B.N., Stottler, A., Garner, J. P., Winnicker, C. W., Mulder, G.B., Pritchett-Corning, K.R. 2017. The Effect of early life experience, environment, and genetic factors on spontaneous home-cage aggression in male C57BL/6 mice. Lab Animal. 46, 176-184.

Gaskill, B.N.& Garner, J.P. 2017. Stressed out: Providing laboratory animals with behavioral control to reduce the physiological impacts of stress. Lab Animal. 46, 142-145.

Weber, E.M., Dallaire, J.A., Gaskill, B.N., Pritchett-Corning, K.R.,Garner, J.P. 2017. Aggression in group housed laboratory mice: why can’t we solve the problem? Lab Animal. 46, 157- 161.

Garner, J.P., Gaskill, B.N., Weber, E.M., Dallaire, J.A., Pritchett-Corning, K.R. 2017. Introducing Therioepistemology: The study of how knowledge is gained from animal research. Lab Animals. 46, 103-113.

LaFollette, M.R., O’Haire, M.E., Cloutier, S., Blankenberger, W.B., Gaskill, B.N. 2017. Rat Tickling: A Systematic Review of Applications, Outcomes, and Moderators. PLOS ONE. 12 (4): e0175320. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175320

LaFollette, M.R., O’Haire, M.E., Cloutier, S., Gaskill, B.N. 2018. A happier rat pack: The impacts of tickling pet store rats on human-animal interaction and rat welfare. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2018.02.006

Cloutier, S., LaFollette, M.R., Gaskill, B.N., Panksepp, J., Newberry, R.C. 2018. Tickling, a technique for reducing rat fear of handling and procedures by inducing positive affect. Journal of Visualized Experiments. https://doi.org/10.3791/57190

LaFollette, M.R., Gaskill, B.N., Cloutier, S., O’Haire, M.E. 2018. Rat tickling in pet stores: Effects on employees, customers, and new owners. Anthrozöos. https://doi.org/10.1080/08927936.2018.1482118

Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-4600

© 2018 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Gaskill Lab

If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please contact Gaskill Lab at ken@purdue.edu.