The Synapse Journal Club explores recent publications in neuroscience and physiology with a focus on the neuronal synapse and its function.  

Anyone interested in synapses is welcome to participate!

Location: Biotechnology Building 129 (Medical Campus, first floor)
Time: 10:00a, 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month
Organizer: Geraldine Kress (WashU Neurology)

Note that individual events are listed on the ONR Calendar.

Stay tuned for the 2018/19 schedule!

Spring 2018 Schedule

February 2, 2018
Jane Hettinger (Cirrito Lab, WashU Neurology)

“Hotspots of dendritic spine turnover facilitate clustered spine addition and learning and memory”  Nature (2018)

March 16, 2018
Jenny Shu (Mennerick Lab) 

“Crystal structures of a GABAA-receptor chimera reveal new endogenous neurosteroid-binding sites” Nat Struct Mol Biol (2017)

April 6, 2018
Hannah Frye (Moron-Concepcion Lab)
“Homeostatic Plasticity in the Hippocampus Facilitates Memory Extinction.” Cell Reports (2018)

May 4, 2018
Mark Rutherford (Otolaryngology)
“Compartmentalization of antagonistic Ca(2+) signals in developing cochlear hair cells” PNAS (2018)

May 18, 2018
Carla Yuede (Neurology)
Aß Facilitates LTD at Schaffer Collateral Synapses Preferentially in the Left Hippocampus. Cell (2018)