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Men and Women are Physiologically Unequal: An Equal Research Emphasis

An 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 factors] all the time, and they’re not easy to control for, but we do it,” asserted Stachenfeld.… Read More >

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.… Read More >

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.… Read More >

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.… Read More >

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.… Read More >

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.… Read More >

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 the revolutionary technologies that are empowering new generations of explorers, scientists, and storytellers on the high seas.… Read More >

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 societies and put into a series of live webinars . … Read More >