Lab

December 2023 | The Smith lab has been incredibly fortunate to have had Nikki Keisler, a first-year PhD student from the Neuroscience Graduate Program rotate in our lab this past …
Events, Lab

August 1, 2023 | The time has come – we are saying goodbye to many of our founding lab members…The Smith Lab would not be what it is without all …
Lab

July 1, 2023 | We are thrilled to announce that the Smith Lab is expanding! This summer, we welcome our new Project Scientist, Marcelo Aguilar-Rivera, and our 2 Laboratory Technicians, …
Lab, Research

April 2023 | We got our first check from the Whitehall Foundation today! Thank you to the Whitehall Foundation for believing in us and supporting our work. This grant will …
Research

November 11, 2022 8am-7pm Dr. Smith was awarded the Early Career Researcher Award at S4SN! More information here
Events

November 13, 2022 8 AM-12 PM: Olfactory cues mediate the rapid social transfer of pain in mice. November 14, 2022 1-5 PM: Rapid social transfer of pain in rats. 399.02. …
Events

November 14, 2022 2-4:40pm Cortical Mechanisms of Pain Processing. Featuring: Jing Wang (NYU), Edita Navratilova (ASU), Monique Smith, Matt Banghart (UCSD) and Ausaf Bari (UCLA). This minisymposium will explore cortical …
Lab

View recording here Join us for an entire day focused on empathy, social behavior, and pain! Hosted by the Sanford Institute of Empathy and Compassion. Dr. Smith will talk about …
Events

Hear the latest on human and rodent research on pain. Hosted by the UCSD Anesthesiology Department. Dr. Smith will discuss recent discoveries in the lab examining the social transfer of …