Behavioral analysis platform (BEAP)


Technical and scientific expertise

  • Animal models (mainly mice), genetically modified or not
  • Customised phenotypic studies of mouse and rat models in a standardised environment:
    • carried out in compliance with legislation on the protection of experimental animals
    • supported via coordination, supervision, monitoring of experiments, support for drafting experimental protocols and scientific publications

Main equipment


  • Studying the genetic basis and understanding the pathophysiology of many diseases such as neurological and neuromuscular disorders
  • Studying different aspects of animal behaviour:
    • metabolism
    • food intake
    • activity
    • coordination
    • pain
    • anxiety
    • learning

Services available to

  • UCLouvain students and researchers
  • Researchers from other national and international universities