Lorraine Hillgen from Choate Rosemary Hall joins Slav’s group for a summer project.
Yale Physiology Retreat 2023 at West Campus!
Retreat logo by Ke
Group photo – Department of Physiology, 2023 editionElena, Ke, SlavHaoranDavid, Mai, MaryannViktor is interrogating someone MaddyRafael
is singing a songYuryRebeccaSlav’s talkSarah’s talkRafael wins the Grand Prix game!Organizing committee – Ke, Marco and others!
Our review on thermoregulation in hibernators is out in Trends in Neuroscience!
Feketa VV, Bagriantsev SN, Gracheva EO. Ground squirrels — experts in thermoregulatory adaptation. Trends in Neurosciences 2023, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2023.04.008
Mai and Yury’s collaborative work with the Sobolevsky lab is out in Nature Communications!
Neuberger A, Oda M, Nikolaev YA, Nadezhdin KD, Gracheva EO, Bagriantsev SN, Sobolevsky AI. Human TRPV1 structure and inhibition by the analgesic SB-366791. Nature Communications 2023, 14, 2451.
A new pre-print from our lab by Yury and Luke reports the structure of Meissner corpuscle and the amazing bi-cellular mechanism by which corpuscles detect touch.
Nikolaev YA, Ziolkowski LH, Pang S, Li W-P, Feketa VV, Xu CS, Gracheva, EO, Bagriantsev SN*. 3D architecture and a bi-cellular mechanism of touch detection in mechanosensory corpuscle. (2023) bioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/2023.04.05.535701.
A new study by Sarah Mohr is out on BioRxiv!
Mohr SM, Dai Pra R, Platt MP, Feketa VV, Shanabrough M, Varela L, Kristant A, Cao H, Merriman DK, Horvath TL, Bagriantsev SN, Gracheva EO. Hypothalamic thyroid hormone deficiency underlies reversible anorexia in a mammalian hibernator. bioRxiv 2023.03.15.532843; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.03.15.532843
Sensory Physiology Club keeps promoting science among school students. This time we hosted 65 kids form around New Haven!
Our paper on mechanotransduction in the afferent terminal is highlighted by eLife!
Luke’s study on mechanotransduction in nerve terminals is out in eLife!
Ziolkowski LH, Gracheva EO, Bagriantsev SN. Mechanotransduction events at the physiological site of touch detection. eLife 2023, 12:e84179.
Bittersweet news: Jenny Feng leaves Elena’s lab to become an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at Wesleyan University.
Good luck, Professor Feng!!!
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