Organizer: Christina Gurnett Read More


The Neurogenetics Group is a diverse group of investigators whose independent research programs range from human genetics to genetic model organisms.  They share an interest in the genetic pathways underlying neurological disorders, techniques to identify those genetic pathways, and the use of genetics and genomics as tools to develop therapeutics.  Group meetings are open to the Washington University community, and those outside the Hope Center are welcome to present their work.

Organizer/Contact Information

For additional information about the Neurogenetics Group, please contact the organizer, Christina Gurnett or the administrative coordinator, Jan Konrad.

2015/2016 Schedule, Neurogenetics Group

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

  • October 5: Jong Hun Kim (National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital and College of Medicine, South Korea), “Prediction of Phosphovariants and its Application in the Whole Exome Sequencing”
  • June 14: Gabe Haller, David Alvarado (Gurnett Lab, WUSTL Neurology), “High throughput investigation of functional effects of genetic variation using saturation mutagenesis and CRISPR”
  • July 12: Victoria Fernandez (WUSTL Psychiatry)
  • August 9:
  • September 13: Bruno Benitez (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
  • October 11:

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

For previous years’ talks, check out the archive links below.

Archives of previous seasons





Neurogenetics Faculty

Faculty organizer: Christina Gurnett

Affiliated faculty

Andrey Anokhin (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Randall Bateman (WUSTL Neurology)
Yehuda Ben-Shahar (WUSTL Biology)
Laura Bierut (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Kevin Black (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Azad Bonni (WUSTL Neuroscience)
David Brody (WUSTL Neurology)
Michael Bruchas (WUSTL Anesthesiology)
Zhou-Feng Chen (WUSTL Anesthesiology)
Milan Chheda (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Sharlee Climer (WUSTL Computer Science & Engineering)
John Constantino (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Joseph Corbo (WUSTL Pathology & Immunology)
Carlos Cruchaga (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Gerald Dorn (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Joseph Dougherty (WUSTL Genetics)
Todd Druley (WUSTL Pediatrics)
Julaine Florence (WUSTL Neurology)
Jeffrey Gordon (WUSTL Pathology & Immunology)
Christina Gurnett (WUSTL Neurology)
Charles Harris (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Tamara Hershey (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Erik Herzog (WUSTL Biology)
Didier Hodzic (WUSTL Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences)
Sanjay Jain (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Celeste Karch (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Albert Kim (WUSTL Neurosurgery)
Kristen Kroll (WUSTL Developmental Biology)
Jin-Moo Lee (WUSTL Neurology)
Erik Lenze (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Moe Mahjoub (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Soe Soe Mar (WUSTL Neurology)
James “Pat” McAllister (WUSTL Neurosurgery)
Robi Mitra (WUSTL Genetics)
Jeanne Nerbonne (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Rosalind Neuman (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Colin Nichols (WUSTL Cell Biology & Physiology)
Brad Racette (WUSTL Neurology)
Angela Reiersen (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Joshua Rubin (WUSTL Pediatrics)
Brad Schlaggar (WUSTL Neurology)
James Skeath (WUSTL Genetics)
Paul Taghert (WUSTL Neuroscience)
Liu Lin Thio (WUSTL Neurology)
Alex Todorov (WUSTL Psychiatry)
Michael Wong (WUSTL Neurology)
Weixiong Zhang (WUSTL Computer Science & Engineering)
Greg Zipfel (WUSTL Neurosurgery)