Exploring recent publications in neuroscience and physiology with a focus on the neuronal synapse and its function

Anyone interested in synapses is welcome to participate!

When: 10:00a, 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month
Where: HYBRID – Zoom conference/Biotechnology 129 or 330 (noted below)
Organizer: Geraldine Kress (WashU Neurology)

Note that individual events are listed on the ONR Calendar.

2022 Spring Schedule

February-March meetings

February 4, 2022

Kevin Gonzalez (Losonczy and Polleux labs; Neuroscience Dept, Columbia University)

February 18, 2022

CANCELLED

March 4, 2022

POSTPONED to March 18

Kress lab (WashU Neurology)

March 18, 2022

CANCELLED

Kress lab (WashU Neurology)

To present an article or for Zoom information, contact the organizer Dr. Geraldine Kress.

April 1, 2022

NOTE: HYBRID meeting, in-person location: Biotechnology 129 (Medical Campus)

Rachel Hendrix (Cirrito lab, WashU Neurology)

“Neddylation-dependent protein degradation is a nexus between synaptic insulin resistance, neuroinflammation and Alzheimer’s disease”  Translational Neurodegeneration (2022)

April 15, 2022

NOTE: HYBRID meeting, in-person location: Biotechnology 330 (Medical Campus)

Hanna Edwards (Cirrito lab, WashU Neurology)

“Early stress-induced impaired microglial pruning of excitatory synapses on immature CRH-expressing neurons provokes aberrant adult stress responses”  Cell Reports (2022)

May 6, 2022 (Postponed to May 13)

May 13, 2022

NOTE: HYBRID meeting, in-person location: Biotechnology 330 (Medical Campus)

Mark Rutherford (WashU Otolaryngology)

WiP Talks
“Central and Peripheral Auditory Function in APP/PS1 mice”
“Update of ongoing adventures in AMPA receptor land”

May 20, 2022

NOTE: HYBRID meeting, in-person location: Biotechnology 330 (Medical Campus)

Sofia Salvatore Lannes (Mennerick lab, WashU Psychiatry)

“Dendritic autophagy degrades postsynaptic proteins and is required for long-term synaptic depression in mice”  Nature Communications (2022)