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My name is Jenifer Trachtman, and I am the campaign director for Monell’s Smell for Life initiative. [caption id="attachment_7376" align="alignleft" width="267"] Jenifer Trachtman[/caption] Smell for Life is Monell’s strategic aim to find causes and treatments for smell and taste disorders. It is by design crowd sourced, supported...

[caption id="attachment_4937" align="alignright" width="300"] Kevin Bolding, PhD[/caption]Getting to know Kevin Bolding, PhD Earlier this year, Kevin Bolding, PhD, joined Monell as an assistant faculty member. While Bolding started his academic journey in genetics at Texas A&M university, he received his PhD in neural and behavioral science...

Robert Pellegrino, PhD, received his degree in food science from the University of Tennessee. He is now a postdoctoral fellow working with the labs of Pamela Dalton, PhD, and Joel Mainland, PhD. His work combines psychophysics and behavioral analyses to help better understand our relationship...

When it comes to the sense of smell, our understanding of its logic is incomplete. Luis Saraiva, PhD, is one of a group scientists dedicated to changing that reality....

What properties allow molecules to be odorous? The Mainland Lab provides answers to one of the most fundamental questions about the sense of smell....

Why would we need the ability to taste sour, or acidity in the first place? Many chemosensory scientists maintain that it first evolved as a warning system for foods that had turned or were otherwise toxic or unhealthy to eat....

For nutritionists and food scientists, creating a personalized plan to lower added sugar intake from artificially sweetened, processed foods may seem unworkable. Perhaps not....