7 Feb

“Modification of the inflammatory microenvironment in Acellular Nerve Allografts repairing nerve gaps” The Hope Center Axon Injury & Repair Group meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 4:00-5:00pm. For inquiries contact the Hope Center.

8 Feb

“LncRNA-SNHG8 modifies tauopathy via stress granule formation” The Hope Center Protein Aggregation & Neurodegeneration Group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 8:30-9:30a. For inquiries contact the Hope Center.

8 Feb

“Introduction to Bioinformatics” Hosted by the Department of Developmental Biology and the Center of Regenerative Medicine (CRM) and in partnership with the Regeneration, Aging, and Development (RAD) Research Forum CRM Bioinformatics Work-In-Process Full schedule, RAD+CRM Research Forum Series For inquiries contact Stacey.

9 Feb

“The entry receptor LDLRAD3 is critical for Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus pathogenesis and neuroinvasion in mice” Hosted by the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG) The BIG Works-in-Progress (WiP) meetings are designed for trainees to present ongoing work and receive feedback from the BIG community. WiPs will be in hybrid format and only available […]

9 Feb

Glia Journal Club

February 9, 2023
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Connor Auditorium (Farrell LTC, Medical Campus)

Topic: Introduction and discussion of possible papers The Glia Journal Club meets semi-weekly to discuss landmark and recent papers about glial biology. While this club is trainee-focused, everyone is invited to attend. This first meeting will be for the purpose of introducing ourselves and establishing our pool of papers to engage with, so do plan […]

10 Feb

“APOE, immunometabolism, and lipid droplet dynamics” Hosted by the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders The new Hope Center Lipid Metabolism Research Group gathers those who have made pioneering contributions in understanding the connection between lipid metabolism, immune activation and neurological/psychiatric disorders, and others who would like to know more about these contributions, better understand the […]

10 Feb

Christine Merlin: “Circadian clock regulation of monarch butterfly seasonal migration”Yifan Xu: “Sleep restores an optimal computational regime in cortical networks” Hosted by the Hope Center Clocks & Sleep Club The Hope Center Clocks & Sleep Club discusses recent publications and data related to biological timing. There will be food, drink and conversation for those attending in-person!​If you […]

10 Feb

“It Takes More Than a Mile: A Feminist Social Psychological Approach to the Study of Empathy” Hosted by the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences Full schedule, Social & Personality Brown Bags For inquiries contact psych@wustl.edu.

13 Feb

The goal of the Neural Circuits Club is to provide a supportive community with a forum to present your work (or a published paper),  gain feedback, and improve you presentation skills. Work in progress, rotation projects, pre submission presentation for feedback, or work you think would be of interest to the community are welcomed. Presentations […]

15 Feb

“Building a Multidimensional Data Repository: How Integrating Brain Imaging with Physiologic Data can Accelerate Acute Stroke Research” The Hope Center Neurovascular Injury & Repair Group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4-5p. For inquiries contact the Hope Center.

15 Feb

“Glia as gatekeepers of neuronal plasticity” The Center for Neuroimmunology & Neuroinfectious Diseases (CNND) hosts a number of multi departmental conferences. The Basic Science meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 9-10 am. For inquiries contact Xiaoying Chen.

16 Feb

“Longitudinal modeling of human neuronal aging: Identification of RCAN1-TFEB pathway contributing to the degeneration of Huntington’s disease via autophagy reduction” The Hope Center Lysosome Processing & Transport Group meets on the third Thursday of every month.  For inquiries please contact Celeste Karch or the Hope Center.

16 Feb

HYBRID Behavior Journal Club

February 16, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom/Couch 6001B (Medical Campus, 4515 McKinley Ave)

The Behavior Journal Club explores recent papers in the field of behavioral neuroscience with a focus on circuit dissection, new behavioral assays, and model characterization. The journal club meets every 4 weeks on Thursday at 2pm, unless noted. Anyone interested is welcome to participate! Journal Club Format: the person who picks the paper preps a […]

17 Feb

Systems Journal Club: Han lab (WashU Neuroscience)

February 17, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
McDonnell Sciences 455 (Medical Campus)

The Systems Journal Club has spirited discussions of recent systems neuroscience papers, covering sensory, motor and cognitive issues. Full schedule and archives, Systems Journal Club For inquiries or to be added to the journal club list, contact Camillo Padoa-Schioppa or Larry Snyder (WashU Neuroscience).

20 Feb

“Neurosteroids – from basic science to clinical medicine” The recent development of novel, fast acting, and durable antidepressant treatments such as Ketamine, Brexanolone, and Psilocybin has disrupted our view of the neuroscience and treatment of mood disorders. The Rapid Antidepressants Journal Club focuses on the research into the basic and translational science of how these […]

20 Feb

“Challenges in the development of preclinical models of newborn brain injury: seeking a better path towards research translation” Hosted by the Division of Pediatric & Developmental Neurology and St. Louis Children’s Hospital For inquiries contact Dorothy Campbell.

23 Feb

Hosted by the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG) The BIG Works-in-Progress (WiP) meetings are designed for trainees to present ongoing work and receive feedback from the BIG community. WiPs will be in hybrid format and only available to a WashU audience. This academic year, BIG WiPs will be every other Thursday from 4-5PM, with […]

23 Feb

Glia Journal Club

February 23, 2023
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Medical Campus

The Glia Journal Club meets semi-weekly to discuss landmark and recent papers about glial biology. While this club is trainee-focused, everyone is invited to attend. We look forward to seeing you there! Food will be served. Please fill out this form to express interest. For inquiries contact Sabrina Clemens, Brendan Dang, or Ana Morales Benitez.

24 Feb

Systems Journal Club: Kepecs lab (WashU Neuroscience)

February 24, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
McDonnell Sciences 455 (Medical Campus)

Mini-series: Temporal Expectations in Behavior and Neural Computations The Systems Journal Club has spirited discussions of recent systems neuroscience papers, covering sensory, motor and cognitive issues. If you wish to partake of pizza, please RSVP by 4 p.m. on Thursday. There will be veggie and omni/meat options available. Full schedule and archives, Systems Journal Club For inquiries […]

24 Feb

Systems Journal Club: Padoa-Schioppa lab (WashU Neuroscience)

February 24, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
McDonnell Sciences 455 (Medical Campus)

The Systems Journal Club has spirited discussions of recent systems neuroscience papers, covering sensory, motor and cognitive issues. If you wish to partake of pizza, please RSVP by 4 p.m. on Thursday. There will be veggie and omni/meat options available. Full schedule and archives, Systems Journal Club For inquiries or to be added to the journal club […]

1 Mar

“Understanding neurofilament dynamics in ALS to guide therapeutic intervention“ The Hope Center NeuroRestorative Therapy Group (NRTG) meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 12p. Group meetings are open to the Washington University community. For inquires contact the Hope Center.

1 Mar

Growing Up In Science: Sharon Cresci (WashU Medicine)

March 1, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Couch 4001B (Medical Campus, 4515 McKinley Ave)

Hosted by Women in STEM (WiSTEM) Growing Up In Science is a global series dedicated to sharing the personal narratives of scientists, with a focus on the hidden challenges of becoming and being a scientist throughout all stages of one’s career. Full schedule, Growing Up In Science (GUIS) For inquiries contact Jiaxin Cindy Tu.

2 Mar

Topic: Mouse Background Strains The Behavior Special Topics (BeST) Meetings are a discussion forum for anything behavior-related aimed at broadening behavioral analysis understanding and skills in our trainees. The meetings are held every 4 weeks on Thursday at 2p (unless noted). Anyone interested is welcome to participate! The format for these meetings is discussion, with […]

9 Mar

Glia Journal Club

March 9, 2023
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Medical Campus

The Glia Journal Club meets semi-weekly to discuss landmark and recent papers about glial biology. While this club is trainee-focused, everyone is invited to attend. We look forward to seeing you there! Food will be served. Please fill out this form to express interest. For inquiries contact Sabrina Clemens, Brendan Dang, or Ana Morales Benitez.

10 Mar

Systems Journal Club: Kepecs lab (WashU Neuroscience)

March 10, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
McDonnell Sciences 455 (Medical Campus)

The Systems Journal Club has spirited discussions of recent systems neuroscience papers, covering sensory, motor and cognitive issues. If you wish to partake of pizza, please RSVP by 4 p.m. on Thursday. There will be veggie and omni/meat options available. Full schedule and archives, Systems Journal Club For inquiries or to be added to the journal club […]

10 Mar

Hosted by the Hope Center Clocks & Sleep Club The Hope Center Clocks & Sleep Club discusses recent publications and data related to biological timing. There will be food, drink and conversation for those attending in-person!​If you can’t be there in-person, join us via Zoom. For inquiries please contact the Hope Center.

10 Mar

Hosted by the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders The new Hope Center Lipid Metabolism Research Group gathers those who have made pioneering contributions in understanding the connection between lipid metabolism, immune activation and neurological/psychiatric disorders, and others who would like to know more about these contributions, better understand the role of lipid metabolism in health […]

13 Mar

“Context and location regulate the effects of optogenetic stimulation of the superior colliculus” The goal of the Neural Circuits Club is to provide a supportive community with a forum to present your work (or a published paper),  gain feedback, and improve you presentation skills. Work in progress, rotation projects, pre submission presentation for feedback, or […]

16 Mar

HYBRID Behavior Journal Club

March 16, 2023
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Zoom/Couch 6001B (Medical Campus, 4515 McKinley Ave)

NOTE time The Behavior Journal Club explores recent papers in the field of behavioral neuroscience with a focus on circuit dissection, new behavioral assays, and model characterization. The journal club meets every 4 weeks on Thursday at 2pm, unless noted. Anyone interested is welcome to participate! Journal Club Format: the person who picks the paper […]

20 Mar

HYBRID Rapid Antidepressants Journal Club: Manoj Doss (Johns Hopkins University) – “Cinco Sins of Psychedelic Science”

March 20, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom/Couch Building 2nd floor conference room (Medical Campus, 4515 McKinley Ave)

“Cinco Sins of Psychedelic Science” The recent development of novel, fast acting, and durable antidepressant treatments such as Ketamine, Brexanolone, and Psilocybin has disrupted our view of the neuroscience and treatment of mood disorders. The Rapid Antidepressants Journal Club focuses on the research into the basic and translational science of how these drugs work. Full […]