The first research publication from the Slav and Elena Labs at Yale is finally out:

Schneider ER., Mastrotto M, Laursen WJ, Schulz VP, Goodman JB, Funk OH, Gallagher PG, Gracheva EO, Bagriantsev SN. Neuronal mechanism for acute mechanosensitivity in tactile-foraging waterfowl. PNAS (2014) e-pub Sep. 22.

Congratulations to everyone involved!

Special thanks to Margaret Rubega, Kristof Zyskowski, Kenny Dahill, Tina Hotchkiss, Jeffrey Laursen and Charles Pederson for their invaluable input at different stages of this study.