Taste 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.… Read More >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >