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.

7 Feb

HYBRID MIR Seminar: Ashwin Parihar (WashU Radiology) – “Pheno-Peeking: Using Molecular Imaging to Decode Tumor Characteristics”

February 7, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom/NIL Large Conference Room (Medical Campus, 4525 Scott Ave, East Bldg 2311)

“Development of Novel PET Probes for Imaging Inflammation” Hosted by the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR)  Dr. Ashwin Singh Parihar is an Instructor at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO. He trained as a Nuclear Medicine physician from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, […]

7 Feb

“Single molecule characterization of heterogeneous binding and aggregation of intrinsically disordered proteins” Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Full schedule, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics seminars For inquiries contact Suesy Seel.

7 Feb

“Identifying and Mitigating Our Implicit Biases Through Mindful Reflection” Hosted by the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (Knight ADRC) Full schedule, Knight ADRC seminars For inquiries contact Marissa Streitz.

7 Feb

“Psychosocial Foundations and Biological Processes Underlying Human Thriving” Hosted by the Department of Psychiatry The Samuel B. Guze Lecture takes the place of this week’s Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds. For inquiries contact Cindy Hartwig.

8 Feb

“Spontaneous activity coordinates neuron and astrocyte activity to promote brain development” Hosted by the Department of Neuroscience Full schedule, Neuroscience seminars For inquiries contact Maria Simkeviciute.

8 Feb

“Successful Career Strategies for Surgeon Scientists” The Community of Academic Physician-Scientists in Training (CAPSiT) seminar series brings together trainees across the School of Medicine to discuss career development topics relevant to trainees at all stages.  No registration is required to attend. Join on Zoom at the time of the seminar by using the CAPSiT Zoom Links webpage (WUSTL key […]

8 Feb

“Deconstructing Infant Development to Elucidate the Origins of ASD” Hosted by the Department of Psychiatry and the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research Center (IDDRC). Developmental Psychopathology Series For inquiries contact iddrc@email.wustl.edu.

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

“Why there? Placing Alzheimer’s disease pathology in the context of fundamental brain properties” Hosted by the NeuroGenomics and Informatics Center (NGI) Full schedule, NGI Center TSS For inquiries contact the NGI Center.

9 Feb

“Molecular mechanisms of COVID-19 and intervention strategies” Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and the Department of Molecular Microbiology. For inquiries contact Suesy Seel.

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 […]

9 Feb

“CRX-linked Retinopathies-Pathogenesis and Treatment Strategies” Hosted by the John F. Hardesty, MD Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Vision Science Seminars are held weekly on Thursday morning (10-11a, unless noted) from September to May. Full schedule, Vision Science seminars For inquiries contact Tracie Hughes.

9 Feb

“Inherited chromatin states shape transcription patterns in offspring and grandoffspring” Hosted by the Department of Genetics Full schedule, Genetics seminars For inquiries contact Debbie Pfeiffer.

9 Feb

“Acute and Prolonged Effects of Psilocin on Cortical and Limbic Neuronal Activity and Threat Responding” Hosted by the Center for Clinical Pharmacology The Center for Clinical Pharmacology is a joint collaboration between the Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis. For inquiries contact Emma Witzke.

10 Feb

Special Neuroscience TGIF – Neuroscience Program Prospective Student Visit!

February 10, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Olin Link/Shell Café Seating Area (Medical Campus)

Please join us at this week’s TGIF, special interview weekend edition! All are invited including students in any program as well as postdocs. Please note the location — TGIF will be held in the Olin link on the medical campus. Neuroscience TGIFs are brought to you by the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience, the McDonnell […]

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

“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

“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

“Advanced chromatin profiling approaches for understanding gene regulation in development and disease” Hosted by the Department of Developmental Biology Full schedule, Developmental Biology seminars For inquiries contact Stacey Halbrook.

13 Feb

“Cognability: An ecological theory of neighborhoods and cognitive aging” This seminar is part of a monthly series — Issues in Aging — that highlights current research and perspectives on aging-relevant issues from experts in medicine, social work, psychology, law and more. This event will be offered virtually as a Zoom webinar, please register to receive your own unique […]

13 Feb

“Neuroimaging in Early Infancy: Mechanistic Insights on Autism Susceptibility” Hosted by the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) and the the Department of Neuroscience The IDDRC Seminars for Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research brings in WashU faculty and other experts across disciplines whose research has particular implications for interventions in neurodevelopmental disorders. Seminars are held on the […]

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

“Toward a normative understanding of dopamine” Hosted by the Cognitive, Computational and Systems Neuroscience (CCSN) Pathway Faculty-invited Lecture Reception immediately following in the FLTC Atrium (Medical Campus) For inquiries contact Carmen Horn.

15 Feb

“Does Attention to Event Segmentation Improve Memory Across the Lifespan?” Hosted by the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences Full schedule, Behavior, Brain, Cognition Colloquium For inquiries contact psych@wustl.edu.

15 Feb

Women in Innovation and Technology Symposium

February 15, 2023
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC; Medical Campus)

Please join the Office of Technology Management (OTM) for the 2023 Women in Innovation & Technology (WIT) Symposium. The event is in-person only and open to all and registration is required. Registration will close on February 7. Keynotes, panelists and breakout sessions will offer practical guidance for women academics at various stages of their journeys. […]

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.

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.

16 Feb

“The Choroid plexus links innate immunity to dysregulation of CSF homeostasis in diverse forms of hydrocephalus” Hosted by the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG) Full schedule, BIG Center Seminars For inquiries contact Randi Lee.

16 Feb

“Epigenetic regulation of human cortical development and its disruption to cause neurodevelopmental disorders” Hosted by the Department of Genetics Full schedule, Genetics seminars For inquiries contact Debbie Pfeiffer.

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 […]