Upcoming Invited External Speakers

VIRTUAL Annual Neuroscience Retreat

Tallie Z. Baram, MD, PhD
Danette Shepard Professor of Neurological Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Viviana Gradinaru, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience and Biological Engineering
California Institute of Technology

Zoom conference

Tallie Z. Baram: “How early-life experiences shape brain maturation: molecules, mechanisms, circuits”
Viviana Gradinaru: “Engineered gene delivery vectors and microbial opsins for
precise and minimally-invasive study and repair of nervous systems”


The Annual Neuroscience Retreat is organized by graduate students across programs and departments, and intended to foster scientific and social interaction among students, post docs, and faculty in the WashU Neuroscience community.

Visit the Neuroscience Retreat webpage for all the information.


VIRTUAL Annual Neuroscience Retreat

Tallie Baram, MD, PhD
Danette Shepard Professor of Neurological Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Viviana Gradinaru, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience and Biological Engineering
California Institute of Technology

Zoom conference

Tallie Z. Baram: “How early-life experiences shape brain maturation: molecules, mechanisms, circuits”
Viviana Gradinaru: “Engineered gene delivery vectors and microbial opsins for
precise and minimally-invasive study and repair of nervous systems”


The Annual Neuroscience Retreat is organized by graduate students across programs and departments, and intended to foster scientific and social interaction among students, post docs, and faculty in the WashU Neuroscience community.

Visit the Neuroscience Retreat webpage for all the information.


VIRTUAL Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar

Hui Zheng, PhD
Director and Professor
Huffington Center on Aging
Baylor College of Medicine

Zoom conference

Title: “Complement C3 and C3aR signaling in vascular aging and Alzheimer’s disease”


This Monday Noon seminar mini-series is co-hosted by the WashU Hope Center for Neurological Disorders and Department of Neurology.

Mini-series: Complement in Neurodegeneration

Organizers, Erik Musiek and Pat Sheehan (WashU Neurology)

  • September 27: Hrishikesh Kulkarni (WashU Medicine)
  • October 4: Hui Zheng (Baylor College of Medicine)
  • October 11: Michael Carroll ( Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School)
  • November 1: Robyn Klein (WashU Medicine)

Full schedule, Hope Center Monday Noon Seminars

For inquiries contact Cindy Lawrence or the Hope Center.


Neuroscience Seminar Series-VIRTUAL

Nicole Rust, PhD
Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Computational Neuroscience Initiative
Department of Psychology
University of Pennsylvania

Department of Neuroscience

Zoom

How we remember what we’ve seen

Zoom webinar login link: https://wustl.zoom.us/j/95150989010

Hosted by:  Dr. Ilya Monosov


Save the Date: OBGYN Symposium (Virtual)

More details and registration info to come!

October 8, 2021
8:00 – 5:00 pm

Questions please contact
Frances Copeland, Education Specialist
Frances.copeland@wustl.edu

 


VIRTUAL Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar

Michael Carroll, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Boston Children’s Hospital

Zoom conference

Title: Over expression of schizophrenia susceptibility factor C4A promotes excessive synaptic loss and alteration in behavior”


This Monday Noon seminar mini-series is co-hosted by the WashU Hope Center for Neurological Disorders and Department of Neurology.

Mini-series: Complement in Neurodegeneration

Organizers, Erik Musiek and Pat Sheehan (WashU Neurology)

  • September 27: Hrishikesh Kulkarni (WashU Medicine)
  • October 4: Hui Zheng (Baylor College of Medicine)
  • October 11: Michael Carroll (Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School)
  • November 1: Robyn Klein (WashU Medicine)

Full schedule, Hope Center Monday Noon Seminars

For inquiries contact Cindy Lawrence or the Hope Center.


Neuroscience Seminar Series-VIRTUAL

Michael Platt, PhD
James S. Riepe University Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Department of Neuroscience

Zoom

Climate Change and the Social Brain

Zoom webinar login link: https://wustl.zoom.us/j/95150989010

Hosted by:  Dr. Kari Allen


Neuroscience Seminar Series-VIRTUAL

Gloria Choi, PhD
Associate Assistant Professor
The Picower Institute
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department of Neuroscience

Zoom

Neuroimmune interactions shaping social behavior

Hosted by:  Dr. Jason Yi
Zoom webinar link: https://wustl.zoom.us/j/95150989010


Medical Oncology Grand Rounds

Eric Schwartz, MD
Third Year Fellow
Internal Medicine
University of Michigan

Eric Schwartz, MD

Third Year Fellow

University of Michigan

*Faculty Recruit*

Title: TBD

Open to all faculty, staff, trainees and students.

No registration required. Please contact Erin True (erin.driskell@wustl.edu) for the Zoom link.

CME credit available.

Please visit our website at: http://oncology.wustl.edu/


Neuroscience Named Lecture

Leah Krubitzer, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Center for Neuroscience
University of California, Davis

Neuroscience

Eric P. Newman Education Center, Seminar Room B
320 S Euclid Ave., St. Louis, Missouri 63110

38th Mildred Trotter Lecture

Combinatorial Creatures:  Cortical Plasticity within and across lifetimes

Lecture will be followed by a reception on the EPNEC Mezzanine

Hosted by:  Drs. Kari Allen & Linda Richards


22nd David M. Kipnis Lecture

Patrick Tam, Ph.D., FAA, FaHMS, FRSB, FRS
Deputy Director and Head of Embryology Unit
Children's Medical Research Institute
The University of Sydney, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health

Hosted by Department of Developmental Biology

Zoom

Lecture Title:  TBA

Open to all faculty, trainees, students and staff.


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Natalia de Marco Garcia, PhD
Associate Professor of Neuroscience
The Brain and Mind Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medical College

Department of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Mechanisms of GABAergic circuit assembly in the somatosensory cortex

Hosted by: Dr. Linda Richards


5th Annual David C. Beebe Lectureship

Seth Blackshaw, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University

*More Details to Follow


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Ivo Spiegel, PhD
The Friends of Linda and Richard Price Career Development Chair & Principal Investigator
Department of Neurobiology
Weizmann Institute of Science

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Genomic regulation of plasticity and stability in neural circuits

Hosted by:  Dr. Harrison Gabel


Neuroscience Seminar Series-VIRTUAL

Marc Freeman, PhD
Director and Senior Scientist
Vollum Institute
Oregon Science & Health University

Department of Neuroscience

Zoom

How do you build an astrocyte, and what does it do?

Zoom webinar login link: https://wustl.zoom.us/j/95150989010

Hosted by:  Dr. Tristan Li


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Scott Soderling, PhD
Professor & Chair and Scientific Director, Mouse Transgenic Facility
Department of Cell Biology
Duke University

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Charting the Landscape of Diverse Synapses In Vivo

Hosted by:  Dr. Jason Yi


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Laura Colgin, PhD
Professor & Chair and Scientific Director, Mouse Transgenic Facility
Department of Neuroscience
University of Texas, Austin

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Hippocampal place cell dynamics in spatial memory

Hosted by:  Dr. Edward Han


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Stephanie Palmer, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy
University of Chicago

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Behavioral and evolutionary constraints sculpt early visual processing

Hosted by:  Dr. Camillo Padoa Schioppa


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Lin Tian, PhD
Associate Professor & Vice Chair of Research
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
University of California, Davis

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Watching the brain in action: creating tools for functional analysis of neural circuitry

Hosted by:  Dr. Yao Chen


Neuroscience Named Lecture

Beth Stevens, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Children's Hospital Boston

Neuroscience

 

39th Mildred Trotter Lecture – Location TBD

Mapping Microglia States to Function in Alzheimer’s Disease


Neuroscience Special Seminar

Court Hull, PhD
Associate Professor & Principal Investigator
Department of Neurobiology
Duke University School of Medicine

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Population coding in the cerebellar cortex

Hosted by:  Dr. Martha Bagnall


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Adam Carter, PhD
Professor of Neural Science
Center for Neural Science
New York University

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Circuit organization of the prefrontal cortex

Hosted by:  Dr. Rinaldo D’Souza & DoN postdocs


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Edward Callaway, PhD
Vincent J. Coates Chair and Professor
Systems Neurobiology Labs
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Functional Organization for Color Appearance Mechanisms in Primary Visual Cortex

Hosted by:  Dr. Harrison Gabel


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Casper Hoogenraad, PhD
Vice President and Staff Scientist
Genentech

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Mechanisms of neuronal polarity: cytoskeleton remodeling and cargo sorting

Hosted by:  Drs. Valeria Cavalli & Mike Nonet


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Andreas Lüthi, PhD
Senior Group Leader
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Dynamic encoding of behavioral states in amygdala circuits

Hosted by:  Dr. Andreas Burkhalter


Neuroscience Special Seminar

Andreas Lüthi, PhD
Senior Group Leader
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Dynamic encoding of behavioral states in amygdala circuits

Hosted by:  Dr. Andreas Burkhalter


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Hysell Oviedo, PhD
Assistant Professor & Principal Investigator
The City College of New York

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Interrogating circuits to decode speech

Hosted by:  Dr. Adam Kepecs


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Fan Wang, PhD
Investigator & Professor
Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
McGovern Institute

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Sensation and Action In the Mouse Somatosensory System

Hosted by:  Dr. Jason Yi


Neuroscience Seminar Series – Webinar

Oscar Marín, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology and Head, Department of Developmental Neurobiology
Centre for Developmental Neurobiology
Kings College London

Department of Neuroscience

Zoom

Wiring of cortical inhibitory circuits in health and disease

Zoom webinar login link: https://wustl.zoom.us/j/95150989010

Hosted by:  Dr. Andreas Burkhalter


Neuroscience Seminar Series – Webinar

Asya Rolls, PhD
Associate Professor & HHMI-Wellcome International Scholar
Rappaport Institute for Medical Research
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

Department of Neuroscience

Zoom

Using the brain to control immunity

Zoom webinar login link: https://wustl.zoom.us/j/95150989010

Hosted by:  Dr. Sarah Starosta & DoN postdocs


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Robert Datta, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

A common mechanism for variability and learning during naturalistic behavior

Hosted by:  Dr. Ahmad Jezzini


Neuroscience Seminar Series

Yael Niv, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychology
Princeton University

Departments of Neuroscience

McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 928
4565 McKinley Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Latent causes, prediction errors, and the organization of memory

Hosted by:  Julia Pai & DoN trainees