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.
Luke passed his qualifying exams! Congratulations!
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.
Rebecca Greenberg (INP track) is now a PhD student in Elena’s and Slav’s labs!
Luke Ziolkowski, a new PhD student (Neuroscience track) joins Slav’s lab.
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.
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.
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!
Rafael, a new PhD student (Molecular Physiology track) joins Elena’s lab. Welcome!
Contratulations to Elena on becoming a finalist of 2020 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists, the world’s largest unrestricted prize for early-career scientists!
Congratulations to Jenny on becoming a 2020 Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholar!
Sarah has successfully defended her thesis prospectus – another milestone towards her PhD. Congrats Sarah!
Our new study is out in eLife!
Feketa VV, Nikolaev YA, Merriman DK, Bagriantsev SN, Gracheva EO. CNGA3 acts as a cold sensor in hypothalamic neurons. eLife 2020, 9:e55370.