Exploring recent publications in ion channel and excitability research, from fundamental mechanisms to disease

Due to the latest University policy announcement on non-essential events in context of the Covid-19 threat, Ion Channels Journal Club is cancelled through April 30, 2020.

The Ion Channels Journal Club is a core activity of the Center for the Investigation of Membrane Excitability Diseases (CIMED).

When: 1:00p Mondays
Where: BJC Institute of Health 9AB (Medical Campus, 9th floor)
Organizer: Paula Reynolds (CIMED)

2020 Spring Schedule

January 13, 2020

Rahul Chadda (Robertson lab, WashU Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics)

“Dynamic actin-mediated nano-scale clustering of CD44 regulates its meso-scale organization at the plasma membrane” Molecular Biology of the Cell (2019)

January 27, 2020

Daniel Simmons (Huebsch lab, WashU Biomedical Engineering)

February 10, 2020

Alex Hanson (Nichols lab, WashU Cell Biology & Physiology)

“KCNQ5 Activation is a Unifying Molecular Mechanism Shared by Genetically and Culturally Diverse Botanical Hypotensive Folk Medicines” Cell (2019)

CANCELLED – February 17, 2020

Kayla Berry (Brett lab, WashU Medicine)

February 24, 2020

Po Wei (Billy) Kang (Silva lab, WashU Biomedical Engineering)

“TACAN Is an Ion Channel Involved in Sensing Mechanical Pain”  (Cell 2020)

March 9, 2020

Monali Prabagaran (England lab, WashU Obstetrics and Gynecology)

“Loss of Ca2+ entry via Orai–TRPC1 induces ER stress, initiating immune activation in macrophages”  Journal of Cell Science (2020)

CANCELLED – March 16, 2020

Wei (David) Wang (Nerbonne lab, WashU Medicine)

“The Two-Pore Domain Potassium Channel TREK- Mediates Cardiac Fibrosis and Diastolic Dysfunction”  J Clin Invest (2018)

CANCELLED – March 23, 2020

Tingting Guo (Cao lab, WashU Anesthesiology)

CANCELLED – March 30, 2020

Max Lyon (Santi lab, WashU Obstetrics and Gynecology)

CANCELLED – April 13, 2020

Amanda Dicks (Guilak lab, WashU Orthopaedic Surgery)

CANCELLED – April 27, 2020

Sarah Clippinger (Greenberg lab, WashU Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics)

May 11, 2020

Rob Tryon (Nichols lab, WashU Cell Biology and Physiology)