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

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

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

2019 Spring Schedule

February 11, 2019

Josh Brettmann
Nichols Lab, WashU Cell Biology & Physiology

“Shifts in the Selectivity Filter Dynamics Cause Modal Gating in K+ Channel” Nature Communications (2019)

March 18, 2019

David Yang
Lu Lab, WashU Computer Science and Engineering

“Centipedes Subdue Giant Prey by Blocking KCNQ Channels”  PNAS (2018)

April 8, 2019

Yaoheng (Mack) Yang
Chen Lab, WashU Biomedical Engineering

“Wireless Magnetothermal Deep Brain Stimulation”  Science (2015)

April 22, 2019

Zili Xie
Hu Lab, WashU Anesthesiology

“Dietary Fatty Acids Fine-tune Piezo1 Mechanical Response”  Nature Communications (2019)

May 20, 2019

Kelsey Collins
Guilak Lab, WashU Orthopaedic Surgery

“A Fat-Free Mouse Model to Study the Contributions of Metabolic Disturbance to Cartilage Physiology and Pathology”