Sensory Physiology Labs at Yale

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

Month: February 2015

Evan is the Edward L. Tatum Fellow

Evan Anderson has been selected as the Edward L Tatum Fellow.

Applera Corporation and Yale instituted this fellowship to honor Edward L. Tatum, a distinguished geneticist who was formerly a faculty member at Yale and later received the Nobel Prize. This award recognizes the recipients’ achievements and potential as a scholar and scientist.

This is a great honor for the Labs. Congratulations, Evan!

We have an opinion…

in Current Opinion in Neurobiology.

Gracheva EO, Bagriantsev SN. Evolutionary adaptation to thermosensation. Curr Opin Neurobiol 2015, 34:67-73.

Ducks in the news!

Our story on mechanosensitivity in duck neurons is on the front page of the Smithsonian magazine, Science Daily,, Sciencecodex and more.2015-02-12 Press release duck imageWe thank to Dan Mirin and Laurel Hamers for writing about our work.

UPD: In Croatian.

UPD2: Ducks Fit the Bill for Touch Research

Are you feeling ducky, punk?..

Elena’s seminar at CNRR

Elena gave a seminar at the the Yale Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research.

2015-02-11 ElenaStephen, Sulayman, Mark and all the members of the group: thank you for hosting us and for the great discussion after the seminar!

Thesis prospectus: passed

Congratulations, Willem!

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