Physiology Recording & Identification of Multiple Events
Gus K. Lott III, Ph.D.
Software Oscilloscope & Data Logging
When citing g-PRIME in any report, the currently published reference is:
GK Lott, "Hybridizing Cellular and Behavioral Neurobiology with Modern Engineering Tools: Microelectronics, Microfabricated Devices, and Software Solutions for Physiology," PhD Dissertation, Cornell University, 2007
g-PRIME is a free windows based software solution for data acquisition and analysis in physiology preparations. It acts as a software oscilloscope, data recording interface, and event/spike detection and analysis suite for both real time and offline data
g-PRIME's functionality extends from the high school classroom to some of the most advanced neurophysiology laboratory environments in the world. The program is designed to span a broad swath of applications from high school biology to university research environments. The software supports a broad swath of data acquisition hardware from your computer sound card to calibrated multi-channel hardware such as the National Instruments DAQ solutions.
The goal for this project is to create a user friendly interface that connects a student or researcher to the behavior of an experimental preparation with as little interpretation as possible. Often, biologists find themselves spending more time manipulating their instrumentation than they do looking at the physiology involved in the system of interest. g-PRIME offers a partial solution to this problem.
This software was written in spring of 2007 by Gus Lott as a component of his Biophysics PhD process at Cornell University. Program code construction details are outlined in his dissertation. This program was written to include many of the functions of previously implemented programs, StimScope and FreqHisto, which were written by Dr. Bruce Land for use in the neurophysiology lab course BioNB 491 taught by Dr. Bruce Johnson.
This program is copyright 2007 Gus Lott. Free distribution is allowed for any and all university research and educational purposes as long as authorship is referenced. Industrial use is prohibited.