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).

When: 1:00p Mondays
Where: Zoom conference
Organizer: Paula Reynolds (CIMED)

2021 Spring Schedule

January-February meetings

January 11, 2021

Maximilian Lyon (Santi lab, WashU Obstetrics and Gynecology)

“3D in situ imaging of the female reproductive tract reveals molecular signatures of fertilizing spermatozoa in mice”   eLife (2020)

January 25, 2021

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

“Primary and secondary motoneurons use different calcium channel types to control escape and swimming behaviors in zebrafish”  PNAS (2020)

February 8, 2021

Suhaila Rahman (Yuan lab, WashU Cell Biology and Physiology)

“Gating by Ionic Strength and Safety Check by Ciclic-di-AMP in the ABC Transporter OpuA”  Science Advances (2020)

CANCELLED – February 15, 2021

Anthony Frosio (Nerbonne lab, WashU Medicine)

CANCELLED – February 22, 2021

Jenna Lin (Chanda lab, WashU Anesthesiology)

For Zoom information contact Paula Reynolds.

March 8, 2021

Satyanarayana Murthy Chintala (Evers lab, WashU Anesthesiology)

​“Selection of DNA-Encoded Chemical Libraries Against Endogenous Membrane Proteins on Live Cells”    Nature Chemistry (2020)

March 15, 2021

Remy Walk (Tang lab, WashU Orthopaedic Surgery)

“Acid-sensing ion channels regulate nucleus pulposus cell inflammation and pyroptosis via the NLRP3 inflammasome in intervertebral disc degeneration”  Cell Proliferation (2020)

CANCELLED – March 22, 2021

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

March 29, 2021

Emily Wagner (Silva lab, WashU Biomedical Engineering)

“A Role of PIEZ01 in Iron Metabolism in Mice and Humans”  Cell (2021)

April 12, 2021

Soma Singareddy (Nichols lab, WashU Cell Biology and Physiology)

“All-Electrical Ca2+-Independent Signal Transduction Mediates Attractive Sodium Taste in Taste Buds”  Cell (2020)

April 19, 2021

Chen Kang (Sah lab, WashU Medicine)

“TRPV2 channels mediate insulin secretion induced by cell swelling in mouse pancreatic β-cells” American Journal of Physiology, Cell Physiology (2019)

April 26, 2021

Lindsey Kent (England lab, WashU Obstetrics and Gynecology)

May 10, 2021

Tingting Guo (Cao lab, WashU Anesthesiology)

May 17, 2021

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