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 3)

Rebecca’s INP RIP seminar

Rebecca gave a superb seminar at INP RIPs!

 

Ke and Luke give INP RIP talks

Great presentations by Ke and Luke at the INP RIP seminar!

 

Rafael passes quals

The keep coming! Today Rafael passed his qualifying exams! Congratulations!

Rebecca passes quals

Rebecca successfully passes qualifying exams! Congratulations!

Luke’s talk at Physiology RIPs

Luke nailed his talk at Physiology Research-In-Progress Seminar!

Maddy speaks at INP RIPS

Maddy nailed her INP RIP talk!!

Ke passes quals

Congratulations to Ke on passing her qualifying exams!

Sarah gives an INP RIP talk

Sarah’s spectacular Research-In-Progress zoom talk at INP. Great job!

Luke passes qualifying exams

Luke passed his qualifying exams! Congratulations!

Maddy defends thesis prospectus

Maddy successfully passes her thesis prospectus defense! Congratulations!Absent from the picture are committee members: Michael Caplan, Emile Boulpaep and Rui Chang.

Sarah defends thesis prospectus

Sarah has successfully defended her thesis prospectus – another milestone towards her PhD. Congrats Sarah!

Maddy passes qualifying exams

Maddy took her qualifying exams by Zoom today.

Tension is building…After reshuffling the images, some hope is on the way..And it worked: quals passed!Congratulations, Maddy!

Rafael’s first RIP talk

Rafael gave his first talk at a Physiology RIP seminar. Excellent job!

Smith Family Foundation Annual Meeting

Delegates from Elena’s team went to the annual meeting of the Smith Family Foundation. Thank you for supporting basic research!

Sarah, Jenny, Maddy, Elena.

Wang and Evan leave the lab

Bittersweet news – Wang and (find) Evan are moving on, leaving behind them a huge legacy in the lab! Good luck!

Art in the lab

Art can be inspiring, motivational and more. Maddy and Sarah draw their everyday inspiration and motivation in part from Squirrel Triptych – an original art by Oleg Grachov, now displayed in Elena’s lab.

 

Evan Anderson, PhD

Evan has successfully defended his PhD thesis!

Find Evan.Congratulations, Dr. Anderson!

Evan passes pre-defense

Evan had a pre-defense committee meeting today. Here is Evan before the seminar……and right after:No difference! This is progress. This is a PASS!

Maddy’s talk at INP RIP

Maddy gave an excellent seminar at INP Research-In-Progress. Great job!

Lydia Hoffstaetter, PhD

Congratulations, Dr. Hoffstaetter!

Maddy joins Elena’s lab

Maddy Junkins (Yale INP) joins Elena’s lab!

Welcome, Maddy!

How do YOU get to the lab?

To get to the lab, Sarah and Maddy don’t just walk, ride or cycle. They canoe!

Video proof

Sarah’s talk at INP

A wonderful talk by Sarah at the INP RIP seminar!

Sarah passes prelims

Congratulations to Sarah on successfully passing her qualifying exams!

 

Lydia leaves the lab to start a postdoc

Lydia is leaving Elena’s lab to become a postdoc in the amazing lab of Dan Tracey.

Good luck, Dr. Hoffstaetter!

Lydia Hoffstaetter, PhD

Today is Lydia’s defense! Elena is observing the battlefield.Lydia looks very relaxed.Presentation!Slides!Data!After long deliberation on behalf of the committee (Slav, Elena, Fred, Sulayman and Susumu), Lydia is finally a PhD!A special cake for electrophysiology PhD-seekers.Cutting. Guided by Elena’s hand, naturally.Congratulations to the newly minted Dr. Lydia Hoffstaetter (right next to the easy-to-find Evan).

Evan’s Physiology R.I.P. talk

Evan right before the seminar (writing down last minute ideas)dring the seminar (showing the location of trigeminal ganglia)and right after!Great seminar! Finding Evan has never been easier!

Lydia’s committee meeting

Lydia has passed her green-light-for-defense committee meeting!

Right before the meeting…And right after!

 

Sarah’s talk at INP

Sarah gave a terrific talk at INP RIP seminar!

Sarah’s support team. Find Evan.Great job, Sarah!

Lydia gives a talk at ICN2018

Lydia is presenting her new story at the International Society for Neuroethology Meeting in Brisbane, Australia.

The photo is a little fuzzy, you see, but only because Australia is so far away…

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