12 Mar

O’Leary Prize Competition

March 12, 2024
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TBA (Medical Campus)

The 47th Annual James L. O’Leary Prize Competition is held each year in conjunction with the O’Leary Lecture.  Designed to acknowledge the most original and important accomplishments in Neuroscience research at WashU by a predoctoral student or postdoctoral fellow Each Finalist will deliver a 10-minute presentation, and our judging panel will choose a winner to receive […]

12 Mar

“Towards Understanding the Structural Basis of Prion-like Propagation in Neurons” Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Full schedule, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics seminars For inquiries contact Eric Eggers.

13 Mar

“Healthmaking in Ancient Egypt” The 88th Historia Medica Lecture is hosted by the Bernard Becker Medical Library in collaboration with the Center for History of Medicine. This talk explores how ancient Egyptians used their social networks to improve their health through the ancient Egyptian village of Deir el-Medina. A common myth about the history of human health suggests […]

14 Mar

“Optical Imaging Measures Predict Functional Recovery after Stroke” Cerebrovascular Research Community (CVRC) Seminars are designed for all who conduct research related to stroke & cerebrovascular diseases and neurovascular injury & repair, including the clinical, basic, and translational sciences.  Full schedule, CVRC Seminars For inquiries contact Francesca Ryan.

14 Mar

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.

14 Mar

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 If you have questions or are interested in getting involved, please contact Julia Pai.

15 Mar

Sarah Ackerman: “TBA”Jeffrey Milbrandt: “Neuroinflammation, lipids, and neuropathy”Robert Gereau: “TBA” In celebration of the new Neuroscience Research Building, the Advancing Neuroscience seminars are designed to showcase the Washington University Neuroscience Community. Seminars are organized by Linda Richards (WashU Neuroscience) and David Holtzman (WashU Neurology). For inquiries contact Kerry Grens.

15 Mar

Neuroscience TGIF

March 15, 2024
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Fort Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB, 1st floor; Medical Campus)

Please join us at this week’s TGIF! All are invited including students in any program as well as postdocs. Please note the location —TGIF will be held in the Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium. Neuroscience TGIFs are brought to you by the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience, the McDonnell Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, […]

18 Mar

“Well-Being Science: 4 Decades of Progress and New Frontiers” Hosted by the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences Abstract: Psychologists began to examine well-being in earnest in the 1980s. Over the last 4 decades, many debates on measurement, heritability, and the role of current moods have been resolved. This talk will explore the new frontiers […]

18 Mar

HYBRID Rapid Antidepressants Journal Club: Robert Malenka (Stanford University)

March 18, 2024
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom/Couch 3001B (Medical Campus, 4515 McKinley Ave)

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 schedule, Rapid Antidepressants Journal Club […]

18 Mar

Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar: Myriam Fornage (University of Texas Health, Houston)

March 18, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom/Fort Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB, 1st floor; Medical Campus)

This Monday Noon seminar mini-series is co-hosted by the WashU Hope Center for Neurological Disorders and Department of Neurology. Mini-series: Leveraging -omics in Disease Organizer: Carlos Cruchaga (WashU Psychiatry) Full schedule, Hope Center Monday Noon Seminars For inquiries contact the Hope Center.

19 Mar

CTCN Seminar: Tatiana Engel (Princeton University) – “Identifying mechanisms of cognitive computations from spikes”

March 19, 2024
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB, 1st floor; Medical Campus)

“Identifying mechanisms of cognitive computations from spikes” Hosted by the Center for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience (CTCN) Talks will be followed by refreshments and discussion. Full schedule, CTCN Events For inquiries contact ctcn@wustl.edu.

20 Mar

Henry Schreiber: “The comorbid multiple sclerosis and susceptibility to urinary tract infections”Wangchao Xu: “TBA” Data blitz meetings of MIND: Microbiome, Immunology, Neuroscience Discussions MIND Meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 2 to 3 pm in McDonnell Pediatric Research Building (MPRB), 8th floor conference room (room 8101). Motivated postdocs and faculty members are […]

20 Mar

“Clinical Interpretation of Cancer Genome Variants” Hosted by the Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC) The Genomics in Medicine Seminar Series offers attendees a practical background in molecular biology and genetics, an introduction to genomics technologies and research, and an understanding of the clinical application of genomics knowledge.   The series is designed for clinicians and […]

20 Mar

“The importance of measurement and modeling for rigorous science” Hosted by the Cognitive, Computational and Systems Neuroscience Pathway (CCSN) After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Agenda:2:30—3:30 pm CDT: Presentation3:30—4:00 pm CDT: Q & A, prioritizing trainees Abstract: With the advent of powerful machine learning methods and massive […]

21 Mar

“CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder (CDD): Bringing the clinic into science” 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. For inquiries or if you […]

21 Mar

Aging Club

March 21, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Farrell LTC 304 (Medical Campus)

The Aging Club gathers bi-weekly to discuss WIPs and recent papers in aging biology and age-associated disease. Full schedule, Aging Club For inquiries contact Virginia Hsu or Cecilia Lei.

21 Mar

Vagelos DBBS Grand Rounds with Linda Richards (WashU Neuroscience)

March 21, 2024
3:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Lopata Multipurpose Room (Lower Level of Lopata House; Danforth Campus)

Hosted by the Roy and Diana Vagelos Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences Gain insight and build connections in the world of science! All are welcome! Please RSVP here: https://linktr.ee/dbbs_srp For inquiries contact Julianne Mason.

25 Mar

“Transcriptomic changes in Lewy body disease and Alzheimer’s disease linked to selective regional and neuronal vulnerability” This Monday Noon seminar mini-series is co-hosted by the WashU Hope Center for Neurological Disorders and Department of Neurology. Mini-series: Leveraging -omics in Disease Organizer: Carlos Cruchaga (WashU Psychiatry) Full schedule, Hope Center Monday Noon Seminars For inquiries contact the Hope Center.

26 Mar

“Going Fast and Slow: How DNA Motors Direct Homologous Recombination” Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Full schedule, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics seminars For inquiries contact Eric Eggers.

27 Mar

“Germline Genomics” Hosted by the Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC) The Genomics in Medicine Seminar Series offers attendees a practical background in molecular biology and genetics, an introduction to genomics technologies and research, and an understanding of the clinical application of genomics knowledge.   The series is designed for clinicians and other interested persons, including […]

28 Mar

“Stroke Imaging Biomarker Extraction at Scale – SNIPR Pipelines” Cerebrovascular Research Community (CVRC) Seminars are designed for all who conduct research related to stroke & cerebrovascular diseases and neurovascular injury & repair, including the clinical, basic, and translational sciences.  Full schedule, CVRC Seminars For inquiries contact Francesca Ryan.

28 Mar

“From sequence to function in intrinsically disordered proteins” NOTE day Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Full schedule, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics seminars For inquiries contact Eric Eggers.

29 Mar

Timothy Miller: “TBA”Hysell Oviedo: “TBA”Alexander Stegh: “Developing next-generation precision immunotherapies for Glioblastoma” In celebration of the new Neuroscience Research Building, the Advancing Neuroscience seminars are designed to showcase the Washington University Neuroscience Community. Seminars are organized by Linda Richards (WashU Neuroscience) and David Holtzman (WashU Neurology). For inquiries contact Kerry Grens.

29 Mar

Neuroscience TGIF

March 29, 2024
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Fort Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB, 1st floor; Medical Campus)

Please join us at this week’s TGIF! All are invited including students in any program as well as postdocs. Please note the location —TGIF will be held in the Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium. Neuroscience TGIFs are brought to you by the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience, the McDonnell Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, […]