2024 – Winter-Spring series

Date
Time (CDT)
Speaker
Talk Title
January 18, 2024
10.30 am
Laura Raffield, PhD
UNC-Chapell Hill, Chapell Hill, NC
Genomic and Multi-Omic Analysis of Inflammation in Diverse Cohort Studies
LAB
April 11, 2024
10.30 am
Ryan Corces, PhD
UC San Francisco
Leveraging single-cell multiomics to understand neurodegenerative disease risk
LAB ZOOM
May 16, 2024
10.30 am
Badri Vardarajan, PhD, MS
Columbia University, NY
Multi-omics approaches in a Caribbean Hispanic Alzheimer’s cohort
LAB ZOOM
All talks are a hybrid format
In person: 4444 Forest Park Ave., Room 5103, St Louis
Virtual: ZOOM requires pre-registration
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2023 Summer-Autumn series
Date
Time (CDT)
Speaker
Talk Title
August 24, 2023
10.30 am
Aniket Mishra, PhD
University of Bordeaux, France
The genetic risk architecture of stroke and stroke mortality
September 14, 2023
10.30 am
Hee-Jin Kim, PhD, MS, MD
A visiting scholar at Indiana University
Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul
Stem Cell Therapy in Alzheimer’s Disease
LAB ZOOM
November 9, 2023
10.30 am
Vilas Menon, PhD
Columbia University, NY
Alzheimer’s Disease-associated cell type changes conserved across distinct self-reported racial and ethnic groups
LAB ZOOM
November 30, 2023
10.30 am
Rachel Buckley, PhD
Mass General Research Institute
Sex differences in resilience and vulnerability to Aβ & tau Pathology Sex differences in resilience and vulnerability to Aβ & tau Pathology
LAB ZOOM
December 14, 2023
10.30 am
Hans Klein, PhD
Columbia University
Exploring the molecular mechanisms in the human amyloid plaque niche using spatial transcriptomics
LAB ZOOM
All talks are a hybrid format
In person: 4444 Forest Park Ave., Room 5103, St Louis
Virtual: ZOOM requires pre-registration
2023 Winter-spring series
Date
Time (CDT)
Speaker
Talk Title
January 12, 2023
10.30 am
Bess Frost, PhD
Glenn Biggs Institute, UT Health San Antonio, TX
“Transposable element activation in neurodegenerative tauopathy: From bench to bedside”
LAB ZOOM
February 9, 2023
10.30 am
Brian Gordon, PhD
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, MO
“Why there? Placing Alzheimer’s disease pathology in the context of fundamental brain properties”
LAB ZOOM
March 9, 2023
10.30 am
Towfique Raj, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY
“Integrative Functional Genomics for Target and Biomarker Discovery in Neurodegenerative Diseae”
LAB ZOOM
All talks are a hybrid format
In person: 4444 Forest Park Ave., Room 5103, St Louis
Virtual: ZOOM requires pre-registration

2022 – Summer-Autumn Series
Date
Time (CDT)
Speaker
Talk Title
September 15, 2022
10.30 am
Genevera Allen, PhD
Rice University, Houston, TX
“Data Integration: Data-Driven Discovery from Diverse Data Sources”
LAB ZOOM
October 06, 2022
10.30 am
Sudha Seshadri, MD
Glenn Biggs Institute, UT Health San Antonio, TX
“Is the Commonest Cause of Dementia Vascula Brain injury? The Spectrum of VCID and Overlap with AD”
LAB ZOOM
November 10, 2022
10.30 am
Sally Temple, PhD
Neural Stem Cell Institute, Rensselaer, NY
“Human stem cell models to study and combat age-related neurodegenerative disease ”
LAB ZOOM
December 1, 2022
10.30 am
Andrew J. Saykin, PhD
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
“Alzheimer’s disease: on the road from systems biology to the clinic”
LAB ZOOM
All talks are a hybrid format
In person: 4444 Forest Park Ave., Room 5103, St Louis
Virtual: ZOOM
2022 – Winter-spring series
Date
Time (CDT)
Speaker
Talk Title
January 20, 2022
10.30 am
Shea Andrews, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY
“Using genetics to uncover risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease”
LAB ZOOM
February 17, 2022
10.30 am
Agustin Ruiz, MD, PhD
ACE Alzheimer Center Barcelona (SP)
“Disentangling the etiology of Alzheimer’s disease using polygenic risk scores”
LAB ZOOM
March 24, 2022
10.30 am
Aristeidis Sotiras, PhD
Institute for Informatics, Department of Radiology, Washington University in St. Louis
“Machine learning strategies for empowering knowledge discovery in neuroimaging studies of AD”
LAB ZOOM
April, 7, 2022
10.30 am
Tim Hohman, PhD
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
“Genetic Drivers of Resilience to Alzheimer’s Disease”
LAB ZOOM
May 5, 2022
10.30 am
Rita Guerreiro, PhD
Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, MI
“Dementia genetics: from common variants to rare populations”
LAB ZOOM
August 18, 2022
10.30 am
Jennifer Yokoyama, PhD
University of California San Francisco, LA
“Immune contributions to neurodegenerative disease”
LAB ZOOM
All talks are a hybrid format
In person: 4444 Forest Park Ave., Room 5303, St Louis
Virtual: ZOOM

2021 – Autumn Event