The John B. Pierce Laboratory

News

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

It 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.… Read More >

Pierce Laboratory now officially powered by 100% Renewable Energy!

We 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.… Read More >

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

In 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”. … Read More >

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

Dec 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 them.… Read More >

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 >