Upcoming Research Seminars

Throughout the year, the Division of Basic Research hosts research seminars that offer opportunities for department members to become acquainted with ongoing research projects and engage in dialogue. If you’re interested in presenting at a future seminar, please contact Amber Spies.

All of our Research Seminars are hosted via Zoom. For assistance, please visit WashU’s Zoom Support site.


Bo Duan, PhD

March 9, 2021
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Virtual Seminar (United States)

Recordings of Previous Seminars

To view previous recordings, viewers must be a WashU employee and have a WUSTL Key. For questions, contact Amber Spies.

October 20, 2020
Neuronal Circuits for Pain and Itch in the Spinal Dorsal Horn
Prof Andrew J. Todd, Professor of Neuroscience, Spinal Cord Group, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow

October 13, 2020
Transcriptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Drug Addiction
Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD, Professor Department of Neuroscience, Pharmacological Sciences & Psychiatry Dean for Academic and Scientific Affairs Director, Friedman Brain Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

June 16, 2020
Epigonome mediated immune-system aberration after elective surgery
Krzysztof Laudanski, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania

June 9, 2020
Targeting the gastrointestinal environment as a novel treatment for opioid withdrawal
Anna Taylor, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Alberta