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: Zoom conference
Organizer: Geraldine Kress (WashU Neurology)

Note that individual events are listed on the ONR Calendar.

2021 Spring Schedule

Contact Geraldine Kress for zoom information.

CANCELLED – February 5, 2021

February 19, 2021

Zhongxiao Fu (Kipnis lab, WashU Pathology and Immunology)

“Structure and function of a neocortical synapse”  Nature (2021)

March 5, 2021

Xinguo Lu (Mennerick lab, WashU Psychiatry)

“Alternating sources of perisomatic inhibition during behavior”  Neuron (2021)

March 19, 2021

Rachel Hendrix (Cirrito lab, WashU Neurology)

“An Excitatory and Epileptogenic Effect of Dentate Gyrus Mossy Cells in a Mouse Model of Epilepsy”   Cell Reports (2019)

April 2, 2021

Peter Lukasiewicz (WashU Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences)

“Deciphering the role of sleep on neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’ disease”  Neuron (2020)

April 16, 2021

Hannah Edwards (Cirrito lab, WashU Neurology)

“Early intervention attenuates synaptic plasticity impairment and neuroinflammation in 5xFAD mice”  Journal of Psychiatric Research (2021)

May 7, 2021

Daniela Junckes da Silva Mattos (WashU Neurology)