Sensory Physiology Labs at Yale

Collaborative projects between Slav Bagriantsev and Elena Gracheva Laboratories at Yale University

Rafael wins a poster award

Congratulations to Rafael on winning a poster award at the BRASA Summit meeting!

We’re 9 years old!

cartoon by Ke Tan

Maryann Platt joins Elena’s lab

Maryann Platt is a new postdoc in Elena’s lab. Welcome!

Mai is a Uehara Postdoctoral Fellow

Congratulations to Mai on receiving a postdoctoral fellowship from the Uehara Memorial Foundation!

Tenure

Slav and Elena officially receive tenure!

Sensory Physiology Club – Zoom edition 2021

Sensory Physiology Club strikes again! We’ve had a wonderful week teaching sensory physiology to a new class of science-hungry students from New Haven schools.

Rebecca’s INP RIP seminar

Rebecca gave a superb seminar at INP RIPs!

 

Ke and Luke give INP RIP talks

Great presentations by Ke and Luke at the INP RIP seminar!

 

Rafael passes quals

The keep coming! Today Rafael passed his qualifying exams! Congratulations!

Rebecca passes quals

Rebecca successfully passes qualifying exams! Congratulations!

Luke’s talk at Physiology RIPs

Luke nailed his talk at Physiology Research-In-Progress Seminar!

Viktor’s talk at Physiology RIP

A great talk by Viktor at Physiology RIP seminar series!

Nature Communications

Our collaborative study with the Sobolevsky lab is out in Nature Communications!

Nadezhdin KD, Neuberger A, Nikolaev YA, Murphy LA, Gracheva EO, Bagriantsev SN, Sobolevsky AI. Extracellular cap domain is an essential component of the TRPV1 gating mechanism. Nature Communications 2021, 12(1):2154.

Yury’s talk at Neuro RIP

Yury gave a fantastic talk at the Neuro RIP seminar!

Maddy speaks at INP RIPS

Maddy nailed her INP RIP talk!!

Ke passes quals

Congratulations to Ke on passing her qualifying exams!

Viktor gives a Rising Star seminar at U-Chicago

Congratulations to Viktor on being selected to give a talk at The University of Chicago Rising Stars in Neuroscience Seminar Series!

Sarah gives an INP RIP talk

Sarah’s spectacular Research-In-Progress zoom talk at INP. Great job!

Luke passes qualifying exams

Luke passed his qualifying exams! Congratulations!

Science Advances

Our new study is out in Science Advances!

Nikolaev YA, Feketa VV, Anderson EO, Schneider ER, Gracheva EO, Bagriantsev SN. Lamellar cells in Pacinian and Meissner corpuscles are touch sensors. Science Advances 2020, 6(51):eabe6393.

Mai is an Astellas Foundation Fellow

Congratulations to Mai on receiving a postdoctoral fellowship from Astellas Foundation!

Rebecca joins the labs

Rebecca Greenberg (INP track) is now a PhD student in Elena’s and Slav’s labs!

Welcome!

Ke joins Slav’s lab

Ke Tan, a PhD student  from the Neuroscience track joins Slav’s lab.

Welcome Ke!

David joins Slav’s lab

Welcome to David, a new postdoc in Slav’s lab!

Mai joins Slav’s lab

Mai Oda is a new postdoc in Slav’s lab! Welcome Mai!

Luke joins Slav’s lab

Luke Ziolkowski, a new PhD student (Neuroscience track) joins Slav’s lab.

Welcome Luke!

Ann Rev Cell Dev Biol

Our review on hibernation is out in Ann Rev Cell Dev Biol!

Mohr SM, Bagriantsev SN, Gracheva EO. Cellular, Molecular, and Physiological Adaptations of Hibernation: The Solution to Environmental Challenges. Ann Rev Cell Dev Biol 2020, 36: e-pub Sept 08, 2020.

Congratulations, Sarah!

We’re 8 years old!

Our first preprint on BioRxiv

We posted our first preprint on BioRxiv on mechanosensitivty of Pacinian and Meissner Corpsucles!

Nikolaev YA, Feketa VV, Gracheva EO, Bagriantsev SN. Lamellar cells in Pacinian and Meissner corpuscles are touch sensors. BioRxiv 2020.2008.2024.265231.

Sensory Physiology Club – Zoom edition 2020

This year our Sensory Physiology Club went online. We taught physiology to a group of wonderful students from Greater New Haven school. An unforgettable week!

Watch the video! Starring uber-scientists from Slav and Elena Labs at Yale!

Sarah and Elena and putting together outreach kits to be sent to each student.A Zoom proprioception test – the first of its kind.Viktor’s lecture on the sense of touch.Going though key scientific concepts.Sarah’s lab tour: calcium imaging experiment!Marco explain the two-plate preference test for temperature sensitivitySarah’s lecture on the sense of smell.Jenny’s lecture on the sense of taste.A wonderful group of science hungry students – THANK YOU!Bonus: the Ice Bucket Challenge!

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