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Synapse Journal Club

Synapse Journal Club is back!

The Synapse Journal Club explores recent publications in the area of neuroscience and physiology with a focus on the neuronal synapse and its function. Join us every other Friday at 10:00 am in the Biotechnology Building 2nd floor conference room.  Full schedule below.

For additional information, contact the organizer Christine Emnett (Lukasiewicz lab, WUSTL Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences).

Fall 2015 Schedule
Every other Friday, 10:00am
Biotech 228
Date Presenter Topic/Manuscript
October 9, 2015 Christine Emnett 
(Lukasiewicz Lab) 

article: Synaptic Vesicle Exocytosis at the Dendritic Lobules of an Inhibitory Interneuron in the Mammalian Retina 

preview: Unconventional Transmission at Conventional Synapses of an Inhibitory Interneuron

October 23, 2015 Greg Bligard   (Lukasiewicz Lab)  Mechanism for Selective Synaptic Wiring of Rod Photoreceptors into the Retinal Circuitry and Its Role in Vision 
November 6, 2015 Sidney Williams (Gutmann Lab) Inhibitory Gating of Input Comparison in the CA1 Microcircuit 
 November 20, 2015 Courtney Sobieski (Mennerick Lab) Circuit-specific signaling in astrocyte-neuron networks in basal ganglia pathways
December 4, 2015    Min-Yu Sun      (Mennerick lab)  "Midbrain dopamine neurons bidirectionally regulate CA3-CA1 synaptic drive"
December 18, 2015 Jane Hettinger
(Cirrito Lab) 
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