The John B. Pierce Laboratory

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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Men and Women are Physiologically Unequal: An Equal Research Emphasis

TEST3An interview leading off a special edition: Yale Scientific Magazine‘s Women’s Issue.  Dr. Nina Stachenfeld’s interview addresses the importance of including women, and females in general in research. “Physiologists who do these kinds of studies control for [fickle f
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Ms. Mari Chiles is granted a Diversity Supplement in Dr. Nina Stachenfeld’s laboratory

TEST3June 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)

TEST3We 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

TEST3New 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…

TEST3To 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 ?