To grow and support the local community of neuroscientists focused on studying neural circuits

Come learn about other WashU neuroscientists’ work and new developments in the field! Present your ongoing projects and gain insights and feedback from the community.

When: 12:00p on the 2nd Monday of the month (unless noted)
: Zoom conference
Organizer: Aaron Norris (WashU Anesthesiology)

*Typically the meetings take place in Clinical Science Research Building (CSRB) Northwest Tower Addition 402

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Note that individual events are listed on the ONR Calendar.

2021/2022 Schedule

Contact Dr. Aaron Norris for Zoom information.

CANCELLED – October 11, 2021

CANCELLED – November 8, 2021

December 13, 2021

Rich Slivicki (Gereau lab, WashU Anesthesiology)

“Involvement of the central amygdala in oxycodone withdrawal and seeking”

January 10, 2022

Aaron Cone (Norris lab, WashU Anesthesiology)

“KOR+ mPOA neurons drive torpor”

February 14, 2022

Bridget Matikainen-Ankney (Kravitz lab, WashU Psychiatry)

“Obesity-linked synaptic dysfunction in ventral striatal circuits and overlying behaviors”

March 14, 2022

Keran Yang (Kepecs lab, WashU Dept. of Neuroscience)

“Control of superior colliculus by frontal cortices”

April 11, 2022

Makenzie Norris (McCall lab, WashU Anesthesiology)

“Locus coeruleus norepinephrine system role in stress-induced antinociception”

May 9, 2022

Yu-Hsuan Chang (Creed lab, WashU Anesthesiology)

“The role of the corticostriatal circuit in chronic pain and its associated cognitive deficits”

June 13, 2022

Sineadh Conway, Marwa Mikati (Al-Hasani lab, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy)

“The role of dynorphin neurons in reward and aversion”