The John B. Pierce Laboratory


Ms. Mari Chiles is granted a Diversity Supplement in Dr. Nina Stachenfeld’s laboratory

June 2020 — Ms. Mari Chiles, Yale undergraduate student, was granted a Diversity Supplement in Dr. Nina Stachenfeld’s laboratory.  For her senior year, Ms. Chiles will study racial differences in blood pressure regulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.… Continue Reading ?

Ankita Gumaste has been awarded the prestigious NIH/NIDCD Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service F31 fellowship (NRSA)

We are proud to announce that Ankita Gumaste, a fifth year graduate student of the Yale Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program (INP https://medicine.yale.edu/inp/) working under the mentorship of Dr. Justus Verhagen, has been awarded the prestigious NIH/NIDCD Ruth L.… Continue Reading ?

New York Times covers debut of amazing new research vessel: OceanXplorer

New York Times – Sept 17th By William J. Broad In 2014, when crude oil was selling for more than $100 a barrel, the cost of a new drill ship for oil exploration could run to $100 million.… Continue Reading ?

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 ?