The John B. Pierce Laboratory


To the Community: We write to express our distress about the killing of George Floyd by the police officers in Minneapolis…

To the Community: We write to express our distress about the killing of George Floyd by the police officers in Minneapolis, followed so soon after by the senseless and shocking killing of Rashard Brooks in Atlanta.… Continue Reading ?

Verhagen Lab has paper published in Journal of Neurogastroenterology & Motility!

Title: An automated sensitive approach for measuring whole gut transit time Commonly used methods to measure whole gut transit time in rodents have yet to combine high sensitivity, objectivity, and automation.… Continue Reading ?

Extreme Ocean Machines: Exploring Impossible Places

Darkness, crushing pressures, and freezing temperatures. These are just a few of the challenges of exploring our extreme ocean world. Join guest host James Cameron, renowned ocean explorer and filmmaker, for this conversation with our director, Vincent Pieribone PhD and others, about
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APS Live: Experimental Biology Featured Topics – Tori Stone, PhD presents

APS Live: EB Featured Topics – Autonomic Reflex Regulation in Disease States: Molecular Mechanisms to Clinical Trials. With the Experimental Biology meeting cancelled this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a number of abstracts were chosen for special webinars by their societie
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Verhagen Lab’s micro-fMRI study reveals retronasal odor response across the entire olfactory bulbs in rats.

Dr. Verhagen’s lab and Yale collaborators Fahmeed Hyder and Gordon Shepherd publish first fMRI study of whole olfactory bulb responses to retronasal odors in rats. Dr. Basav Sanganahalli lead this innovative study.… Continue Reading ?

Tori Stone, PhD awarded top dissertation of her college at the University of Alabama 2019

Tori Stone, PhD awarded top dissertation of her college at the University of Alabama 2019 Title: Cardiovascular Drift and Maximal Oxygen Uptake during Heat Stress in Women The overarching theme of this dissertation focuses on aspects of female physiology that mediate the interdependen
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Odor Navigation in Mice, Robots and Models – Verhagen Lab – New Publication in eNeuro!

A comparison between mouse, in silico, and robot odor plume navigation reveals advantages of mouse odor-tracking A Gumaste, G Coronas-Samano, J Hengenius, R Axman, EG Connor, KL Baker, B Ermentrout, JP Crimaldi and J.… Continue Reading ?

Dr. Stachenfeld’s lab has paper accepted in Clinical Endocrinology

Dr. Stachenfeld’s lab has paper accepted in Clinical Endocrinology demonstrating endothelial dysfunction in young transgender men. Gender affirming hormone therapy is the primary medical intervention sought by transgender people. The Stachenfeld lab has demonstrated that androge
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American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) – podcast series featuring Dr. Nina Stachenfeld

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is kicking off Season 2 of their Environmental & Occupational Physiology podcast series with Dr. Nina Stachenfeld from the John B. Pierce Laboratory at Yale University. … Continue Reading ?

Trending in J.Appl.Physiology – Dr. Stachenfeld’s Letter To The Editor – Women leading in Environmental and Exercise Physiology: better late than never

TO THE EDITOR:  When women reach critical mass in organizational leadership positions, things change. Women are more likely to notice and challenge sexism than male leaders. Indeed, research indicates that when an organization consists of greater than 30–35% women in leadership roles,
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