2018/2019 Clocks & Sleep Club

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


1st Friday of the month
BJC Institute of Health 9AB (unless otherwise noted)

  • July 6: Chanung Wang (Holtzman Lab, WashU Neurology) “A Comparative Study of Sleep, Diurnal Patterns, and Eye Closure Between the House Mouse (Mus musculus) and African Spiny Mouse (Acomys cahirinus).”, Jeffrey Haspel (WashU Medicine) “The autophagy circadian proteome: effect of endotoxin and coordination with the proteasome”
  • September 7: Jiajia Li (Hughes Lab, WashU Medicine) “Achl mediated regulation of downstream circadian mRNA Rhythms in Drosophila”, Dmitri Nusinow (Donald Danforth Plant Science Center)
  • October 5: Jerrah Holth (Holtzman Lab, WashU Neurology) “The sleep-wake cycle regulates extracellular tau in mice and humans”, Paul Taghert (WashU Dept. of Neuroscience) “A circadian output circuit controls sleep-wake arousal threshold in Drosophila” (Guo et al (2018))
  • November 2: Keenan Bates (Herzog Lab, WashU Biology) “Exploring the impact of placental circadian rhythms on fetal development”, Dmitri Nusinow (Donald Danforth Plant Science Center) “Photoperiodic Control of the Arabidopsis Proteome Reveals a Translational Coincidence Mechanism”
  • December 7: Carmel Martin-Fairey (Herzog and England Labs, WashU Biology and Obstetrics & Gynecology), Percy Griffin (Musiek Lab, WashU Neurology)
  • January 4: Fang Gao (Chen Lab, WashU Anesthesiology) “The neural circuit for contagious itch behavior in mice”
  • February 1: Brian Lananna (Musiek Lab, WashU Neurology) “The circadian clock regulates astrogliosis and neuroinflammation”, Tyler Piccinni-Ash (Chen Lab, WashU Anesthesiology) “Are GRPR neurons required for innate fear?”
  • March 1: Celia McKee (Musiek Lab, WashU Neurology) “The astrocyte circadian clock regulates amyloid beta deposition and degradation”
  • April 5: Pat Sheehan (Musiek Lab, WashU Neurology) “Loss of Bmal1 suppresses pathology in a tauopathy model”, Maria Sorkin (Nusinow Lab, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center)“Where does the time go…and how does it get there? Identification of a novel interaction between a transport protein and core circadian clock transcription factors”
  • May 10*: Anna Damato (Herzog Lab, WashU Biology) “Investigating tumor circadian biology and leveraging chronotherapy in the treatment of Glioblastoma with Temozolomide”, Eric Landsness (Lee Lab, WashU Neurology) “Rocking yourself to sleep. Review of two recent papers showing sleep enhancement with vestibular stimulation”
    *NOTE date

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