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Synapse Journal Club

The Synapse Journal Club explores recent publications in the area of neuroscience and physiology with a focus on the neuronal synapse and its function.  Anyone interested in synapses is welcome to participate. 

Join us every 1st and 3rd Friday of each month at 10:00 am in the Biotechnology Building 1st floor conference room, number 129.  

For additional information, contact the organizer Geraldine Kress (WashU Neurology).  

Fall 2017 Schedule

Every other Friday, 10:00am
Biotechnology 129

Date Presenter Topic/Manuscript
September 15, 2017  Min-Yu Sun 
(Mennerick lab)

article:  Assembly rules for GABAA receptor complexes in the brain. eLife (2017)

October 6, 2017 ~ CANCELLED ~ 



November 3, 2017 Michael Strickland
(1st year neuroscience student) 

article:  Wild-Type Monomeric α-Synuclein Can Impair Vesicle Endocytosis and Synaptic Fidelity via Tubulin Polymerization at the Calyx of Held. J. Neurosci (2017)

November 17, 2017 Peter Lukasiewicz 



December 1, 2017 Matt Tso
(Herzog Lab) 

article:  Connexin 43-Mediated Astroglial Metabolic Networks Contribute to the Regulation of the Sleep Wake Cycle. Neuron (2017)

December 15, 2017

 Steve Mennerick

article:  Neuronal Stimulation Triggers Neuronal Glycolysis and Not Lactate Uptake. Cell Metab. (2017)