Sensory Physiology Labs at Yale

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

Category: Epistemology of PhD-ing (page 1 of 4)

Sarah’s talk at INP RIP

Sarah gave a great seminar on the hypothalamic mechanism of reversible anorexia during hibernation at today’s INP RIP!

Shade gives a talk at Yale WTI

Congrats to Shade, a Wu Tsai Fellow, on giving her first talk at Yale WTI!

Haoran defends thesis prospectus

Congrats to Haoran on the excellent defense of her thesis prospectus!

Yury, Luke and Rebecca’s talks at Keystone Somatosensation, Santa Fe

Congrats to Rebecca, Yury and Luke for their outstanding talks at the 2024 Keystone: Mammalian Somatosensation Conference in Santa Fe, NM!

YuryRebeccaLukeHuge thanks to the organizers (Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Diana Bautista, Rebecca Seal) for the opportunity to present our lab’s work!

Jiawen passes quals

Congratulations to Jiawen on successfully passing her qualifying exam!

Ke’s talk at INP RIP

Ke gave a wonderful seminar on sensory physiology of tactile specialist fish at INP RIP seminar!

Rafael’s talk at Proxima Symposium in Brazil

Rafael went to Porto Alegre, Brazil, to give a talk on hibernation at Proxima Symposium!

Physiology Retreat 2023-II

A second Physiology retreat this year!

Retreat Logo by Ke:

Rebecca’s talk:Poster Winners: Luke, Mai, Jiawen – congrats!

Thank you, Organizing Committee: Aki, Rafael, Qi, Amit, Jiawen, Ke and Marco:
Yale Physiology Department, 2023-11 edition:

Rafael’s talk at M2P2 RIP seminar

Rafael is one step closer to his PhD after giving a great talk at Physiology RIP seminar!

Luke’s INP RIP talk

Luke gave an amazing talk at his (last) INP RIP seminar!

Rebecca’s INP talk

Rebecca’s nailed her final talk in the INP research-in-progress seminar series! Congrats!

Hibernation Science Workshop 2023

Elena, Slav and Haoran went to University of Alaska Fairbanks to attend the 2023 Hibernation Science Workshop!We met Owen Funk – our first lab alumnus!Slav is drawing “Hibernation”ResultHaoran’s presentationElena’s lectureGearing up to visit the permafrost tunnels!Just outside the tunnels

Haoran’s talk at INP RIPs

Haoran gave a great talk during her INP RIP seminar!

Physiology Retreat 2023

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!

Ke’s thesis committee meeting

Ke has completed yet another thesis committee meeting, a PhD is in sight!

Haoran receives travel fellowship

Haoran receives a travel fellowship to attend Hibernation Science Workshop in Alaska!

Northeastern Pain Symposium

Rebecca, Ke and Yury went to Zuckerman Institue at Columbia to present their work on the sense of touch in squirrels, elephant nose fish and ducks!

Haoran passes quals

Haoran nailed her quals today! One step closer to a PhD!

iDISCO workshop

Elena, Ke and Jiawen went to Rockefeller University for an iDISCO workshop! But a slice of NY pizza first (just to reaffirm that New Haven apizza is way better).

Rafael’s thesis committee meeting

Rafael has passed another one of his thesis committee meetings – one step closer to PhD!

Rafael before  the meeting……and right after!


Rafael’s talk at Physiology RIPs

Rafael nailed his talk during today’s Physiology RIP seminar!

Luke’s thesis committee meeting

Luke is one step closer to his defense!

Rebecca’s presentation at INP RIP

Rebecca just gave a amazing talk at INT RIP seminar.  Here is the Q&A section:

Maddy’s talk at Neuroscience seminar

Maddy does it again, now at the Neuroscience seminar!!

Luke’s talk at Physiology RIPs

Luke nailed his talk at today’s Physiology RIP seminar!

Maddy’s talk at INP RIPs

Maddy gave a superb (and happy) talk at today’s INP RIP seminar!

Smith Family Awards

Slav and Elena lab members went to the Smith Family Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research 30th Anniversary at Harvard Club!

Sarah’s postering!

Price Family Inaugural Symposium at Rockefeller

Sarah and Rafael went to Price Family Center Inaugural Symposium at Rockefeller University!

Keystone Vertebrate Sensory System

Luke, Yury and Slav went to Lake Tahoe, CA for the 2022 Keystone Vertebrate Sensory Systems symposium!

Rebecca receives F32 NRSA Fellowship

Congratulations to Rebecca on receiving the F32 NRSA fellowship from NINDS! From the first try. Great job!

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