The John B. Pierce Laboratory

A Whiff of Art – Dr. Verhagen shares his take on a new Dutch exhibition

TEST3Dr. Justus Verhagen shares his take on a new Dutch exhibition that will showcase artwork that evoke the sense of smell in a recent article published by Smithsonian magazine. “The sense of smell is tightly interwoven with the evolutionarily old limbic system of the brain by having dire
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YaleNews – Study finds that when smelling, oral stimuli are weaker than nasal stimuli

TEST3In a recent study, Fahmeed Hyder and a group of Yale researchers, including Justus Verhagen of The John B. Pierce Laboratory, have found that odors sensed through eating are weaker than those sensed through inhalation.… Continue Reading ?

YaleNews – Taste and its two ways to the brain

TEST3Taste and smell are “critical aspects to being human”.  So why don’t we know more about them? Research by Dr. Fahmeed Hyder, in collaboration with Justus Verhagen and Gordon Shepherd, reveals retronasal odor responses to entire olfactory bulbs.… Continue Reading ?

We are sad to announce the passing of Dr. Jan A. J. Stolwijk, Ph.D.

TEST3It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our esteemed colleague, Dr. Jan A. J. Stolwijk, PhD.  Born in the Netherlands on September 29, 1927, he came to the United States in 1955 and was naturalized in 1962.… Continue Reading ?

Pierce Laboratory now officially powered by 100% Renewable Energy!

TEST3We are pleased to announce that The John B. Pierce Laboratory is now officially powered by 100% Renewable Energy!  For more information on Constellation’s Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) visit their website by clicking here.… Continue Reading ?

Feb.1st Webinar – Stepping Forward: Advancing Opportunity and Equity in the Time of COVID

TEST3In the wake of surging efforts to ameliorate systemic inequality, the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven is hosting a panel discussion and a community conversation entitled, “Stepping Forward: Advancing Opportunity and Equity in the Time of COVID”. … Continue Reading ?

The Pierce Laboratory screens the movie: ‘Picture a Scientist’

TEST3Dec 4, 2020 — The Pierce Laboratory Screens ‘Picture A Scientist’ Picture A Scientist is a 93-minute film that was an official selection of the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. The film focuses on challenges women face in science and how they have successfully overcome th
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