The McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience was established in 2007.

The fundamental mission for the Center is to enhance research and research training opportunities in systems and cognitive neuroscience across all the relevant Schools of Washington University.

The main resources available through the Center are: 

Small Grant Proposals

The Center has an ongoing small grants program to support promising new research initiatives within the Washington University neuroscience community. The single yearly deadline is in March.

CCSN Pathway

Cognitive, Computational and Systems Neuroscience (CCSN) Pathway, a specialized curriculum available to students pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Psychology or Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. Center Administration coordinates activities and events for this program.

New Resource Proposals

Requests for New Resource Proposals are meant to be very flexible and have no fixed deadline. The requests can be any size within the available resources of the Center, and should not be bound by any fixed amount.

Center Administration

Center Administration offers administrative assistance for large grant submissions, meeting and seminar organization, and other multi-departmental projects.

News & Announcements

CCSN Mini Retreat

The CCSN Mini Retreat is scheduled for Friday, January 18, 2019. The retreat will be held in College Hall in South 40 on the Danforth Campus from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. Registration will open in December.

Effect of sleep on overnight CSF amyloid-β kinetics

This article was originally published by Brendan Lucey, Terry Hicks, Jennifer McLeland, Cristina Toedebusch, Jill Boyd, Donald Elbert, Bruce Patterson, Jack Baty, John Morris, Vitaliy Ovod, Kwasi Mawuenyega, & Randall Bateman. Sleep disturbances are associated with future risk of Alzheimer disease. Disrupted sleep increases soluble amyloid β, suggesting a mechanism for sleep disturbances to increase […]

Upcoming Events

18
Jan

CCSN Mini Retreat

January 18, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
College Hall in South 40 on the Danforth Campus (United States)
26
Sep

Neuroscience Retreat 2019

From September 26, 2019 to September 27, 2019
Trout Lodge, 13528 State Hwy AA, Potosi, MO 63664 (United States)