2018/2019 Axon Injury & Repair

Organizer Valeria Cavalli Read More


1st Tuesday of the month
McDonnell Sciences 928

  • October 2: Wolfgang Pita Thomas (Cavalli Lab, WashU Dept. of Neuroscience) “Histone Deacetylase 5 promotes Optic Nerve Regeneration and Retinal Ganglion Cell survival”
  • November 6: Deng Pan (Wood Lab, WashU Surgery) “T cells promote peripheral nerve regeneration by regulating IL-4”
  • December 4: DiAntonio (WashU Developmental Biology) “Axon Degeneration: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications”
  • January 8*: Gerald Dorn (WashU Medicine) “Neuronal repair through mitochondrial mobilization”
    *NOTE, 2nd Tuesday
  • February 5, CANCELLED, rescheduled to June 4 – February 5: Matthew MacEwan (WashU Neurosurgery)
  • March 5, CANCELLED, rescheduled to April 9: Erica Scheller (WashU Medicine) “Nerves in bone: historic lessons and new approaches”
  • April 2: Mayssa Mokalled (WashU Developmental Biology) “Fishing for mechanisms of spinal cord injury and repair”
  • *April 9: Erica Scheller (WashU Medicine)“Neural contributions to skeletal health and pathophysiology”
    *rescheduled from March 5
  • May 7: Philip Williams (WashU Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences) “Presynaptic circuits regulate axon regeneration through the primary cilia”
  • *June 4: Matthew MacEwan (WashU Neurosurgery) “Transient Biomaterials for Neuroregenerative Applications”
    *rescheduled from February 5

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