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: 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 10:00a
Where: Biotechnology 129 or 330 (Medical Campus) noted below
Organizer: Geraldine Kress (WashU Neurology) and Steven Mennerick (WashU Psychiatry)

Note that individual events are listed on the ONR Calendar.

2023 Fall Schedule

For inquiries contact Geraldine Kress.

October 6, 2023

Location: Biotechnology 129

Mark Rutherford(WashU Otolaryngology)

“Mechanisms That Underlie Expression of Estradiol-Induced Excitatory Synaptic Potentiation in the Hippocampus Differ between Males and Females” Journal of Neuroscience (2023)

October 20, 2023

Location: Biotechnology 330

Xinquo Lu (Mennerick lab, WashU Psychiatry)

“Presynaptic kainate receptors onto somatostatin interneurons are recruited by activity throughout development and contribute to cortical sensory adaptation” Journal of Neuroscience (2023)

November 3, 2023

Location: Biotechnology 129

Samuel Wycoff (Cirrito lab, WashU Neurology)

“α-synuclein oligomers enhance astrocyte-induced synapse formation through TGF-β1 signaling in a Parkinson’s disease model” Journal of Neurochemistry (2019)

November 17, 2023

No Journal Club, see you at SfN!

CANCELLED – December 1, 2023

Location: Biotechnology 129

Kress lab (WashU Neurology)

December 15, 2023

Location: Biotechnology 330

Kress lab (WashU Neurology)