Honoring leaders at WashU or others who have been impacted by our scientific research and/or clinical care

Named lectures provide an opportunity to host top level investigators from other institutions to visit, give a talk to share their expertise, and have informal conversations with members of the WashU community.  Some named lectures consistently feature speakers in Neuroscience.  Others occasionally host speakers on topics related to Neuroscience.

For a complete list of annual events including retreats and symposia, check out the Table of Annual Events.

College of Arts & Sciences

Psychological & Brain Sciences
  • Robert L. Williams Lecture
  • Mark Gold Lecture

School of Engineering & Applied Science

Biomedical Engineering
  • Frank and Grace Yin Distinguished Lectureship

School of Medicine Departments/Divisions/Centers

Cell Biology & Physiology
Center For The Investigation of Membrane Excitability Diseases (CIMED)
  • Joseph “Bo” Koster Memorial Lecture
Developmental Biology
  • David M. Kipnis Lecture
  • Oliver H. Lowry Lecture
Emergency Medicine
Division of Hematology & Oncology
  • Carl Moore Lecture
  • Rosalind Kornfeld Lecture for Distinguished Women in Science
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipid Research.
Emergency Medicine
  • Allen P. Klippel Honorary Lecture
Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (Knight ADRC)
McDonnell Centers

Oliver Langenberg Physician-Scientist Training Program

Molecular Microbiology
  • William S. Coxe Lecture
  • Henry G. Schwartz Lecture
Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Physical Therapy
  • Steven J. Rose Lectureship
  • Edwin F. Gildea Lecture
  • Samuel B. Guze Lecture
  • Alex H. Kaplan Lecture
  • Eli Robins Lecture
  • Lee Robins Lecture
  • Peggy Sansone Memorial Lecture
  • Frank O. Shobe Lecture
Siteman Cancer Center
  • Stanley J. Korsmeyer Memorial Lectureship