2015/2016 Clocks & Sleep Club

Organizers: Erik Herzog, Dmitri Nusinow and Paul Taghert Read More

2015/2016 Schedule, Clocks & Sleep Club

Note that the Clocks & Sleep Club will now meet on the first Friday of every month.
The location for this season has changed to BJC Institute of Health 7AB

  • August 28: Matthew Thimgan (Missouri University of Science & Technology), “Metabolic regulation of sleep in Drosophila”
  • October 2: Guy Bloch (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), “Social synchronization of circadian rhythms in honeybees” and He Huang (Donald Danforth Plant Science Center), “Photoperiodic Control of Growth”
  • November 6: Istvan Kiss (SLU), “Jet lag and the network structure of the circadian clock: Vasopressin deficient mice are resistant to jet lag”
    *Please note the time for this and all remaining meetings has been moved to 3:30p.
  • December 4: Cristina Mazuski (Herzog lab, WUSTL Biology), “Identification of VIP firing patterns that entrain circadian rhythms and behavior”
  • *January 8: Jiajia Li (Hughes lab, UMSL), “Circadian control of innate immunity in macrophages by miR-155 targeting Bmal1” and “Biologic Rhythms in the Immune System”
  • February 5: William Schwartz (University of Massachusetts; WUSTL Visiting Professor), “On unihemispheric sleep”
    Dr. Schwartz will discuss the following article: Rattenborg NC, Lima SL, Amlaner CJ. Half-awake to the risk of predation. Nature. 1999 February; 397:397-398, doi:10.1038/17037
  • March 4: Matt Tso (Herzog lab, WUSTL Biology), “Investigating the Role of SCN Astrocytes in Circadian Activity Rhythm via CRISPR/Cas9″
  • CANCELLED: April 1: Erik Musiek (WUSTL Neurology), “Clock genes in neuroinflammation”
  • May 13: Geraldine Kress (Musiek Lab, WUSTL Neurology), “Circadian system influence on the diurnal oscillation of beta-amyloid”
  • June 3: Michael Hughes (University of Missouri, St. Louis),  “Gene expression atlases and new tools for analyzing and visualizing RNA-seq data”
    *Please note the time for this meeting has been moved to 3:00p.
  • Monday, June 27: Satchin Panda (Salk Institute), “Molecules and circuits underlying melanopsin photoreception”
    *Please note: this meeting will be held at 11:00a in McDonnell Sciences 929 (Medical Campus).
  • July 1: Jeff Jones (WUSTL Biology), “SCN output circuits: a systems neuroscience approach”
    *Please note the time for this meeting has been moved to 3:00p.
  • August 5: Jeff Haspel (WUSTL Internal Medicine), “Turtles All The Way Down: Autophagy Rhythms and Their Place in Circadian Physiology”
    *Please note the time for this meeting has been moved to 3:00p.

All meetings are listed on the Neuroscience Calendar of the Office of Neuroscience Research.