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

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

Note that individual events are listed on the ONR Calendar.

2022/2023 Schedule

December 12, 2022

Aaron Cone (Norris lab, WashU Anesthesiology)

“Kappa Opioid Receptor Activation Increases Energy Expenditure, Body Temperature, and Feeding Through Central Regulation of Brown Adipose Tissue”

January 9, 2023

Justin Wang (Kravitz lab, WashU Psychiatry)

“Ventral pallidal circuits as a therapeutic axis for obesity resistance”

February 13, 2023

Jamie Moffa (Copits lab, WashU Anesthesiology)

“Molecular identification of bulbospinal ON neurons by GPER, which drives pain and morphine tolerance”

March 13, 2023

Keran Yang (Kepecs lab, WashU Neuroscience)

“Beyond location: What determines the superior colliculus behavioral output”

April 10, 2023 – NOTE 1:00p start

Jung Uk Kang (Snyder lab, WashU Neuroscience)

“Interhemispheric communication supports bimanual coordination: Effects of posterior corpus callosum blockade”

May 8, 2023

June 12, 2023

Alex Legaria (Kravitz lab, WashU Psychiatry)