2017/2018 Neurogenetics Group

Organizer: Christina Gurnett Read More

2017/2018 Schedule, Neurogenetics & Transcriptomics Group

2nd Tuesday of the month
8:30-9:30a
BJC Institute of Health 9AB
(The street address for the BJCIH building is 425 South Euclid Avenue. The meeting will occur in the BJCIH on the 9th floor in room 9AB.)

  • August 17 (11:00a*): Amanda Myers (University of Miami), “The Human Brainome:  Genome, Transcriptome, Proteome and Phenome Interaction in Human Cortex”
    *NOTE: day and time
  • September 12: Celeste Karch (WashU Psychiatry), “Transcriptomics in stem cell models of tauopathies”
  • October 10: Zeran Li (Cruchaga Lab, WashU Psychiatry), Different parietal cellular composition in autosomal dominant and late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease”
  • November 14: Harrison Gabel (WashU Dept. of Neuroscience), “Understanding disruption of epigenetic mechanisms in neurodevelopmental disease”
  • December 12: Dustin Baldridge (WashU Pediatrics), Tim Schedl (WashU Genetics) “Using model organisms to investigate genes & variants of unknown significance”
  • January 9: Yuetiva Robles (Cruchaga Lab, WashU Psychiatry), “Analyzing sex differences in genetic associations of quantitative traits for Alzheimer disease”
  • February 13: Tim Peterson (WashU Medicine), “Cell-based functional genomics and metabolomics screening for mental health.”
  • March 13: Lauren Broestl, Najla Kfoury (Rubin Lab, WashU Pediatrics),  “Sex-specific epigenetics in brain cancer”  
  • April 17*: Ryan Bogdan (WashU Psychological & Brain Sciences), “Convergent evidence for predispositonal effects of brain volume on alcohol consumption”
    *NOTE: day. 
  • April 25*: Brandon Blakey (10x Genomics), Jason Ulrich (WashU Neurology) “Single cell/nuclei transcriptomics for studying neurodegenerative disease”
    *NOTE: day.
  • May 8: Ashley Quiggle (Gurnett Lab, WashU Neurology) “High-throughput functional testing of SMAD3 variants associated with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis”
  • June 12: Jeff Hudson, Alex Mojcher (Lexogen) “Advances in RNA-Seq with emphasis on gene expression profiling”

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