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Neuroscience Calendar

The following are events of interest to the Neuroscience Community.   To learn more about an event, hover the mouse or click on the item for full information.  For an alternative view of these events, click "List View" or "Calendar View" (top right corner of the calendar).

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Tuesday 05/03/2016
8:00 AM
Annual Hope Center Retreat: Beverly Davidson (University of Pennsylvania), Orla Smith (Science Translational Medicine)
Location: Danforth Plant Science Center (975 North Warson Road)
Beverly Davidson, “Emerging therapies for inherited brain diseases”
Orla Smith, “Challenges in scientific publishing: an editor’s perspective”
Tuesday 05/03/2016
4:00 PM
Anesthesiology Research Seminar: Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovice (University of Virginia)
Location: Clinical Sciences Research Building 401 (CSRB; Medical Campus)
"Anesthesia induced developmental neurotoxicity: The role of epigenetics"
Tuesday 05/03/2016
9:00 PM
Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Ravi Chockalingam, Eric Wittrock (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Location: Clopton Auditorium (Medical Campus)
Ravi Chockalingam, "Exploring the Role of Personality in Treatment Resistant Depression"
Eric Wittrock, "Language Disorders and Their Impact on Social-Emotional Development"
Wednesday 05/04/2016
9:00 AM
Neuro-Oncology Focus Group: Craig Horbinski (Northwestern University)
Location: Center for Advanced Medicine #1, 3rd Floor (CAM; Medical Campus)
"Mutant IDH1 inhibits local and systemic thrombosis in glioma patients"
Wednesday 05/04/2016
11:30 AM
Psychiatry Research Seminar: Juee Phalak, Marty Sievert, Yang Xu (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Location: Cori Auditorium (Medical Campus)
Juee Phalak, "Pharmacogenetic Testing in Psychiatry"
Marty Sievert, "The Influence of Temperament and Character Profiles on Specialty Choice and Well-being in Medical Residents"
Yang Xu, "Cannabis Use and Adolescents With Bipolar Disorders"
Wednesday 05/04/2016
12:00 PM
Developmental and Regenerative Biology & Cell-Cell Communications in Cancer Research Forum: Alessia Grozio (Imai Lab, WUSTL Developmental Biology), Mary Kathryn Sewell-Loftin (George Lab, WUSTL Developmental Biology)
Location: Needleman Library (Medical Campus, South Bldg 3907)
Alessia Grozio, "Identification and characterization of a nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) transporter"
Mary Kathryn Sewell-Loftin, "Biochemical Regulation of Angiogenesis by Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts"
Wednesday 05/04/2016
12:00 PM
Neuroscience Seminar: Jose Moron-Concepcion (WUSTL Anesthesiology)
Location: McDonnell Sciences 928 (Medical Campus)
"Opioid dependence and hippocampal plasticity" 
Wednesday 05/04/2016
1:00 PM
Hope Center Axon Injury & Repair Group: Matt Wood/Susan Mackinnon Lab (WUSTL Surgery)
Location: Biotech 228 (Medical Campus)
"Improving axonal regeneration across grafts and constructs: Understanding cellular populations after injury"
Wednesday 05/04/2016
4:00 PM
Hope Center NeuroRestorative Therapy Group
Location: McMillan 5th floor Conference Room (Medical Campus)
Thursday 05/05/2016
12:00 PM
Genetics Seminar: Mark Johnston (University of Colorado)
Location: Cori Auditorium (Medical Campus)
"Feasting, Fasting and Fermenting: glucose sensing and signaling in yeast"
Thursday 05/05/2016
2:00 PM
Biostatistics Seminar: Sarah Ratcliffe (University of Pennsylvania)
Location: MSIBS Graduate Suite 3307 (Medical Campus, Shriner's Building)
"Joint Longitudinal-Survival Model With A Disease Changing Event and Possible Cure"
Friday 05/06/2016
7:45 AM
CANCELLED: Neurology Grand Rounds: Michael Aminoff (University of California, San Francisco)
Location: Connor Auditorium (Medical Campus)
“Brown-Sequard: The Man and His Syndrome”
Friday 05/06/2016
10:00 AM
Synapse Journal Club
Location: Biotech 228 (Medical Campus)
Friday 05/06/2016
4:00 PM
BMB Science Friday: Benjamin Stark (Cooper Lab, WUSTL Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics)
Location: McDonnell Science 264 (Medical Campus)
“CARMIL Isoform-Specific Expression and Function During Zebrafish Development”
Friday 05/06/2016
4:30 PM
Neuroscience TGIF
Location: McDonnell 8th Floor Lounge (Medical Campus)
Monday 05/09/2016
12:00 PM
Hope Center/Neurology and Developmental Biology Seminar: Harrison Gabel (WUSTL Neuroscience)
Location: Holden Auditorium (Medical Campus, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center)
 "The neuron-specific epigenome in development and disease"
Monday 05/09/2016
1:00 PM
Ion Channels & Excitability Discussions Journal Club: Keith Johnson (Nerbonne Lab, WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 05/10/2016
9:00 AM
Biologic Therapeutics Center Seminar: Dan Barouch (The Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard)
Location: Holden Auditorium (Medical Campus, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center)
Tuesday 05/10/2016
9:00 AM
Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Naazia Azhar, Miriam Brown, Mara Lester (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Location: Clopton Auditorium (Medical Campus)
Naazia Azhar, "Improving Contraception Counseling for Female Psychiatric Patients: An Educational Intervention for Psychiatry Residents"
Miriam Brown, "Evaluation of Serum Leptin Levels During Weight Restoration in Anorexia Nervosa"
Mara Lester, "Quality Improvement Research Project for Discharge Summaries"
 
Tuesday 05/10/2016
10:30 AM
BMB Seminar: Weikai Li (WUSTL Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics)
Location: McDonnell Science 264 (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 05/10/2016
12:00 PM
Knight ADRC Seminar: Tom Brett (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Location: East Pavilion Auditorium (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 05/10/2016
12:05 PM
CBSE Seminar: Atul Butte (University of California, San Francisco)
Location: Brauer Hall 3015 (Danforth Campus)
"Translating a Trillion Points of Data Into Therapies and New Insights in Health and Disease"
Tuesday 05/10/2016
4:00 PM
Anesthesiology Research Seminar: Amy Lee (University of Iowa)
Location: Clinical Sciences Research Building 401 (CSRB; Medical Campus)
"Decalmodulation of voltage-gated Ca2+ channels"
Tuesday 05/10/2016
5:30 PM
Biophysical Evenings: Patricia Clark (University of Notre Dame)
Location: Holden Auditorium (Medical Campus, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center)
“Translation Rate Effects on Protein Maturation"
Wednesday 05/11/2016
8:30 AM
Hope Center Neurodegeneration Group: Miller Lab (WUSTL Neurology)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Wednesday 05/11/2016
11:30 AM
Psychiatry Research Seminar: Julio Bernardi, Jessica Rosenkvist, Emily Perry (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Location: Cori Auditorium (Medical Campus)
Julio Bernardi, "Dissection of Opioid Projections to the VTA"
Jessica Rosenkvist, "Challenges in Evaluating Treatment Resistant Bipolar Depression in a Research Setting"
Emily Perry, "Disordered Eating and Food Addiction in High Weight Psychiatric Patients"
Wednesday 05/11/2016
12:00 PM
Neuroscience Seminar: Beth Buffalo (University of Washington)
Location: McDonnell Sciences 928 (Medical Campus)
"Bridging the gap between the spatial and mnemonic views of the hippocampus" 
Wednesday 05/11/2016
12:00 PM
Developmental and Regenerative Biology & Cell-Cell Communications in Cancer Research Forum
Location: Needleman Library (Medical Campus, South Bldg 3907)
Thursday 05/12/2016
1:30 PM
Special BME Seminar: Paul Carson (University of Michigan)
Location: Whitaker Hall 218 (Danforth Campus)
Thursday 05/12/2016
3:00 PM
Korsmeyer Memorial Lectureship: Frank McCormick (University of California, San Francisco)
Location: Connor Auditorium (Medical Campus, Farrell LTC)
"New Ways of Targeting Ras"
Thursday 05/12/2016
4:00 PM
19th Annual Shreffler Memorial Lecture: Nancy Jenkins (Houston Methodist Research Institute)
Location: Moore Auditorium (Medical Campus)
Friday 05/13/2016
8:00 AM
Neurology Grand Rounds: Lisa DeAngelis (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)
Location: West Pavilion Auditorium (Medical Campus)
Friday 05/13/2016
12:00 PM
Cell Biology & Physiology: Yukiko Yamashita (University of Michigan)
Location: McDonnell Science 426 (Medical Campus)
“Asymmetric Stem Cell Division in the Stem Cell Niche”
Friday 05/13/2016
1:30 PM
NIAC Seminar Series: Nico Dosenbach (WUSTL Neurology)
Location: NIL Large Conference Room 2311 (Medical Campus, East Imaging Building)
"Understanding successful neuroplasticity through high-fidelity functional network mapping in individuals"
Friday 05/13/2016
3:30 PM
Hope Center Clocks & Sleep Club: Geraldine Kress (Musiek Lab, WUSTL Neurology)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 7AB (Medical Campus)
“Circadian system influence on the diurnal oscillation of beta-amyloid"
Friday 05/13/2016
4:00 PM
BMB Science Friday: Binh Nguyen (Lohman Lab, WUSTL Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics)
Location: 264 McDonnell Science (Medical Campus)
Friday 05/13/2016
4:30 PM
Neuroscience TGIF
Location: McDonnell 8th Floor Lounge (Medical Campus)
Monday 05/16/2016
12:00 PM
Hope Center/Neurology and Developmental Biology Seminar: Kristen Kroll (WUSTL Developmental Biology)
Location: Holden Auditorium (Medical Campus, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center)
"Gene regulatory networks in neural development and disease"
Monday 05/16/2016
1:00 PM
Ion Channels & Excitability Discussions Journal Club: Jesse Williams (Randolph Lab, WUSTL Pathology & Immunology)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Monday 05/16/2016
4:30 PM
Autism Seminar: Zohreh Talebizadeh (University of Missouri, Kansas City)
Location: McDonnell Sciences 928 (Medical Campus)
"Genetics of autism: integrated approaches and thinking outside the box!”
Tuesday 05/17/2016
12:00 PM
Knight ADRC Seminar: David Soleimani-Meigooni (WUSTL Neurology)
Location: East Pavilion Auditorium (Medical Campus)
"Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease"
Tuesday 05/17/2016
4:00 PM
Anesthesiology Research Seminar: Veronica Alvarez (National Institutes of Health)
Location: Clinical Sciences Research Building 401 (CSRB; Medical Campus, North Tower Addition)
"A Novel Synaptic Mechanism that Mediates the Stimulant Actions of Cocaine"
Wednesday 05/18/2016
12:00 PM
Developmental and Regenerative Biology & Cell-Cell Communications in Cancer Forum: Drew Hagan (Ornitz Lab, WUSTL Developmental Biology)
Location: Needleman Library (Medical Campus, South Bldg 3907)
Wednesday 05/18/2016
12:00 PM
Neuroscience Seminar: Lawrence Goldstein (University of California, San Diego)
Location: McDonnell Sciences 928 (Medical Campus)
"Probing the secrets of Alzheimer's disease using pluripotent stem cells" 
Wednesday 05/18/2016
4:00 PM
Hope Center Neurovascular Injury & Repair Group: Dana Abendschein (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
“Can Antithrombotics Be Used Safely During Ischemic Stroke?”  
Friday 05/20/2016
8:00 AM
Washington University Commencement
Location: Washington University
Friday 05/20/2016
10:00 AM
Synapse Journal Club: Min Yu Sun (Mennerick Lab, WUSTL Psychiatry)
Location: Biotech 228 (Medical Campus)
Friday 05/20/2016
4:30 PM
Neuroscience TGIF
Location: McDonnell 8th Floor Lounge (Medical Campus)
Monday 05/23/2016
12:00 PM
Developmental Biology Seminar: Axel Visel (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Location: Needleman Library (Medical Campus, South Bldg 3907)
Monday 05/23/2016
12:00 PM
Hope Center/Neurology Seminar: Hope Center Award Winners
Location: Holden Auditorium (Medical Campus, Farrell LTC)
Monday 05/23/2016
1:00 PM
Ion Channels & Excitability Discussions Journal Club: Ziewei Chen (Evers Lab, WUSTL Anesthesiology)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 05/24/2016
12:00 PM
Knight ADRC Seminar: Kevin Black (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Location: East Pavilion Auditorium (Medical Campus)
"Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease Psychiatric Manifestations: Novel Approaches and Clinical Trial Design Considerations"
Tuesday 05/24/2016
4:30 PM
Anesthesiology Research Seminar: Aman Mahajan (University of California, Los Angeles)
Location: BJH-South, Third Floor, Green Conf Rm. 3343 (Medical Campus)
Wednesday 05/25/2016
8:30 AM
Hope Center PI Chalk Talk: Michael Shoykhet (WUSTL Pediatrics)
Location: Biotech 129 (Medical Campus)
Wednesday 05/25/2016
12:00 PM
Developmental and Regenerative Biology & Cell-Cell Communications in Cancer Research Forum
Location: Needleman Library (Medical Campus, South Bldg 3907)
Wednesday 05/25/2016
12:00 PM
Neuroscience Seminar: Clifford Saper (Harvard Medical School)
Location: McDonnell Sciences 928 (Medical Campus)
"Hypothalamic regulation of sleep and circadian rhythms" 
Wednesday 05/25/2016
2:00 PM
Koster Symposium and CIMED Research Day: William Catterall (University of Washington)
Location: Connor Auditorium (Medical Campus, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center)
Friday 05/27/2016
9:15 AM
Brendon's Smile Lecture: Timothy Bernard (University of Colorado, Denver)
Location: Clopton Auditorium (Medical Campus, Wohl Building, Lower Level)
Tuesday 05/31/2016
12:00 PM
Knight ADRC Seminar: Nigel Cairns (WUSTL Neurology)
Location: East Pavilion Auditorium (Medical Campus)
"Aging, Concussion and Will Smith: Update on the Neuropathology of Tauopathies"
Wednesday 06/01/2016
12:00 PM
Neuroscience Seminar: Beau Ances (WUSTL Neurology)
Location: McDonnell Sciences 928 (Medical Campus)
"Are we there yet? Does neuroimaging have a role in the diagnosis of AD"
Wednesday 06/01/2016
1:00 PM
Hope Center Axon Injury & Repair Group: David Brody (WUSTL Neurology)
Location: Biotech 228 (Medical Campus)
Wednesday 06/01/2016
4:00 PM
Hope Center NeuroRestorative Therapy Group
Location: McMillan 5th floor Conference Room (Medical Campus)
Friday 06/03/2016
7:30 AM
Neurology Residents' Day Symposium
Location: Farrell Learning & Teaching Center (Medical Campus)
Friday 06/03/2016
3:30 PM
Hope Center Clocks & Sleep Club
Location: BJC Institute of Health 7AB (Medical Campus)
Friday 06/03/2016
4:30 PM
Neuroscience TGIF
Location: McDonnell 8th Floor Lounge (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 06/07/2016
12:00 PM
Knight ADRC Seminar: Babak Razani (WUSTL Pathology & Immunology)
Location: East Pavilion Auditorium (Medical Campus)
"Is Atherosclerosis the Alzheimer’s Disease of Blood Vessels? How the Cardiovascular and Neurodegenerative Fields Can Learn from One Another"
Wednesday 06/08/2016
12:00 PM
Neuroscience Seminar: Jin-Moo Lee (WUSTL Neurology)
Location: McDonnell Sciences 928 (Medical Campus)
"Exploiting cortical plasticity to enhance recovery after ischemic brain injury" 
Friday 06/10/2016
8:00 AM
Levy Lecture: Dimitri Krainc (Northwestern University)
Location: Connor Auditorium (Medical Campus, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center)
Friday 06/10/2016
1:30 PM
NIAC Seminar Series: Ben Palanca (WUSTL Anesthesiology)
Location: East Building 2311 (Medical Campus)
Friday 06/10/2016
4:30 PM
Neuroscience TGIF
Location: McDonnell 8th Floor Lounge (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 06/14/2016
8:30 AM
Hope Center Neurogenetics Group: Gabe Haller, David Alvarado (Gurnett Lab, WUSTL Neurology)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
"High throughput investigation of functional effects of genetic variation using saturation mutagenesis and CRISPR"
Tuesday 06/14/2016
12:00 PM
Knight ADRC Seminar: Sharlee Climer (WUSTL Computer Science and Engineering)
Location: East Pavilion Auditorium (Medical Campus)
"Combinatorial GWAS for Alzheimer's Disease"
Tuesday 06/14/2016
4:30 PM
Anesthesiology Research Seminar: Jonathan Waters (University of Pittsburgh)
Location: BJH-South, Third Floor, Green Conf Rm. 3343 (Medical Campus)
Thursday 06/16/2016
3:00 PM
Hope Center Lysosome Processing & Transport: Adriana Montano (St. Louis University)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Friday 06/17/2016
4:30 PM
Neuroscience TGIF
Location: McDonnell 8th Floor Lounge (Medical Campus)
Monday 06/20/2016
4:30 PM
Autism Seminar
Location: McDonnell Sciences 928 (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 06/21/2016
12:00 PM
Knight ADRC Seminar: John Morris (WUSTL Neurology)
Location: Connor Auditorium (Medical Campus)
"State of the Knight ADRC Lecture"
Wednesday 06/22/2016
1:00 PM
IDDRC Symposium
Location: Connor Auditorium (Medical Campus, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center)
"The Interpretation of Genetic Variants in Rare and Inherited Diseases"
Friday 06/24/2016
4:30 PM
Neuroscience TGIF
Location: McDonnell 8th Floor Lounge (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 06/28/2016
12:00 PM
Knight ADRC Seminar: Thomas Esparza (Brody Lab, WUSTL Neurology)
Location: East Pavilion Auditorium (Medical Campus)
"Purification and Quantitative Characterization of Amyloid-Beta Oligomers from AD Brain Lysates"
Wednesday 07/06/2016
4:00 PM
Hope Center NeuroRestorative Therapy Group
Location: McMillan 5th floor Conference Room (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 07/12/2016
8:30 AM
Hope Center Neurogenetics Group: Victoria Fernandez (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 07/26/2016
4:30 PM
Anesthesiology Research Seminar: Santhanam Suresh (Northwestern University)
Location: BJH-South, Third Floor, Green Conf Rm. 3343 (Medical Campus)
Wednesday 08/03/2016
4:00 PM
Hope Center NeuroRestorative Therapy Group
Location: McMillan 5th floor Conference Room (Medical Campus)
Thursday 08/18/2016
3:00 PM
Hope Center Lysosome Processing & Transport: Abhinav Diwan (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Wednesday 09/07/2016
4:00 PM
Hope Center NeuroRestorative Therapy Group
Location: McMillan 5th floor Conference Room (Medical Campus)
Thursday 09/08/2016
9:00 AM
4th Annual Flux Conference
Location: TBD
Friday 09/09/2016
9:00 AM
4th Annual Flux Conference
Location: TBD
Tuesday 09/13/2016
8:30 AM
Hope Center Neurogenetics Group: Bruno Benitez (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Thursday 09/15/2016
3:00 PM
Hope Center Lysosome Processing & Transport: Terra Barnes (Holy Lab, WUSTL Neuroscience)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Thursday 09/22/2016
11:30 AM
Neuroscience Retreat
Location: Rend Lake, Illinois
Friday 09/23/2016
7:30 AM
Neuroscience Retreat
Location: Rend Lake, Illinois
Wednesday 10/05/2016
4:00 PM
Hope Center NeuroRestorative Therapy Group
Location: McMillan 5th floor Conference Room (Medical Campus)
Thursday 10/13/2016
12:00 PM
Fifth Annual Cardiovascular Research Day 2016: Christine Seidman (Harvard Medical School)
Location: TBD
Thursday 10/20/2016
7:30 AM
BJH Multidisciplinary Research Conference: Dennis Cheek (Texas Christian University)
Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center Auditorium (EPNEC; Medical Campus)
"Integrating Pharmocogenetics into Health Care"
Thursday 10/20/2016
3:00 PM
Hope Center Lysosome Processing & Transport: Leah Czerniewski (Lee Lab, WUSTL Neurology)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Thursday 10/20/2016
4:00 PM
Lowry Lecture: Sam Pfaff (Salk Institute for Biological Studies)
Location: Connor Auditorium (Medical Campus)
Wednesday 10/26/2016
8:00 AM
Department of Neuroscience Symposium
Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center Auditorium (EPNEC; Medical Campus)
Wednesday 11/02/2016
4:00 PM
Hope Center NeuroRestorative Therapy Group
Location: McMillan 5th floor Conference Room (Medical Campus)
Thursday 11/03/2016
4:00 PM
Trotter Lecture: Shirley Tilghman (Princeton University)
Location: TBD
Friday 11/04/2016
9:15 AM
Dodge Lecture: Frances Jensen (University of Pennsylvania)
Location: Clopton Auditorium (Medical Campus)
Friday 11/04/2016
1:00 PM
Saint Louis University Research Symposium: Tracy Bale (University of Pennsylvania)
Location: SLU Allied Health Multipurpose Room (3437 Caroline Mall, 63104)
Tuesday 11/29/2016
8:00 AM
Institute for Public Health Annual Conference
Location: TBD
Wednesday 11/30/2016
12:00 PM
Neuroscience Seminar: Ben Philpot (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Location: McDonnell Sciences 928 (Medical Campus)
"Pharmacogenetic insights into neurodevelopmental disorders"
Wednesday 12/07/2016
4:00 PM
Hope Center NeuroRestorative Therapy Group
Location: McMillan 5th floor Conference Room (Medical Campus)
Thursday 12/15/2016
3:00 PM
Hope Center Lysosome Processing & Transport: Lin Liu (Kornfeld Lab, WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Location: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus)
Tuesday 03/07/2017
12:00 PM
O'Leary Prize Competition
Location: TBD
Wednesday 03/08/2017
12:00 PM
O'Leary Lecture: John Fryer (Mayo Clinic)
Location: McDonnell Science 928 (Medical Campus)
Thursday 04/06/2017
4:00 PM
David Kipnis Lecture: Jennifer Doudna (University of California, Berkeley)
Location: Erlanger Auditorium (Medical Campus)