Monday Noon Seminars

Until further notice, Hope Center/Department of Neurology Monday Noon Seminars will be on Zoom Read More

About

Monday Noon seminars are hosted by the Hope Center and the Department of Neurology.  Talks are organized around mini-series topics; each mini-series is organized by Hope Center faculty members to feature investigators from Washington University as well as one outside speaker. Monday Noon seminars run during the academic year, typically September through May.

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

For inquiries, contact John Cirrito or Cindy Lawrence.

2020/2021 Schedule

Mondays, 12-1p
September – June
Zoom conference

Mark your calendars and stay tuned for speakers!

Mini-Series Topics:

Impact of viruses on CNS function
Alternative splicing/isoforms and neurological disease
T cells and brain disease
Dynamics of CSF and Meninges
Autophagy
Down Syndrome links to Neurodegenerative Diseases – (joint Hope Center/Development Biology series)

Impact of viruses on CNS function

Organizer, David Clifford (WashU Neurology)

Mini-series Zoom and recording links (WUSTL Key required)

  • September 21: Robyn Klein (WashU Medicine) “Virus-mediated diseases of pathological forgetting”
  • September 28: Kenneth Tyler (University of Colorado) “EV-D68 Associated acute flaccid myelitis: A new polio?”
  • October 12: Steve Jacobson (NIH/NINDS)
  • October 19: Sean Whelan (WashU Molecular Microbiology)

Alternative splicing/isoforms and neurological disease

Organizers, Timothy Miller and Nathan Pomper (WashU Neurology)

  • November 9
  • November 16
  • November 23
  • November 30
  • December 7

T cells and brain disease

Organizer, Naresha Saligrama (WashU Neurology)

  • January 4
  • January 11
  • January 25
  • February 1
  • February 8

Dynamics of CSF and Meninges

Organizer, Jennifer Strahle (WashU Neurosurgery)

  • February 15
  • February 22
  • March 1
  • March 8
  • March 15

Autophagy

Organizer, David Holtzman (WashU Neurology)

  • March 22
  • March 29
  • April 5
  • April 12

Down Syndrome links to Neurodegenerative Diseases

Joint series with the Department of Developmental Biology

Organizer, Beau Ances (WashU Neurology)

  • April 26
  • May 3
  • May 10
  • May 17
  • May 24

Suggest Mini-Series Topics

Please keep in mind:

  • Anyone (PI or lab member) can suggest topics.
  • Each mini-series typically includes three speakers from Washington University, and one outside investigator.
  • You do not have to suggest particular WashU or outside speakers but, if you have suggestions, please include.

Submit mini-series topic(s)

Past Mini-Series Topics

Mini-series topics from previous seasons.

Previous mini-series