2018/2019 Neurogenetics Group

Organizers: Carlos Cruchaga and Christina Gurnett Read More


2nd Tuesday of the month
BJC Institute of Health 9AB

  • September 11: Dougherty Lab (WashU Genetics) “Identification of common variants regulating cellular composition in the human brain”
  • October 9: Carlos Cruchaga (WashU Psychiatry) “The MS4A gene cluster is a key modulator of soluble TREM2 and Alzheimer disease risk”
  • November 13: Jason Ulrich (WashU Neurology) “Neurodegeneration at single-cell resolution”
  • December 11: Laura Ibanez (Cruchaga Lab, WashU Psychiatry) “CfRNA as a novel AD biomarker”
  • January 8: Celeste Karch (WashU Psychiatry) “Systems biology approaches to understand the molecular architecture of neurodegenerative tauopathies”
  • February 12: Sharlee Climer (University of Missouri, St. Louis) “Embracing the Complexities of Alzheimer’s Genetics”
  • March 12: Laura Jansen (WashU Neurology) “Somatic mTOR Pathway Mutations in Epileptogenic Brain Malformations”
  • *Special Seminar March 20: Kelly Miller (nanoString), Marco Colonna (WashU Pathology & Immunology) “Impact of TREM2 in Microglia Metabolism”View seminar
  • April 9: Lilian Antunes (Gurnett Lab, WashU Neurology) “Severe idiopathic scoliosis WES rare variant analysis”
  • May 14: Arnav Moudgil (Mitra Lab, WashU Genetics) “A Hop, Skip, and Jump: Single Cell Transcription Factor Binding from Cell Culture to the Mouse Cortex”
  • *Special Seminar May 29: Mark Ebbert (Mayo Clinic) “Identifying functional mutations in neurodegenerative diseases using bioinformatic and genomic approaches”
    NOTE: 9:00 am start time in BJC Institute of Health 9AB

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