BIG Seminar Series

Every other Thursday, 4-5 p.m.

The BIG Seminar Series showcases polished projects, published or unpublished. Speakers can be faculty, postdocs, or graduate students who have a largely completed project. The audience includes WashU and non-WashU scientists unless otherwise requested by the speaker.

2022-2023 Seminar Series

Held every other Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m.

DateSeminar TitlePresenterLocationZoom LinkFlyer
Sept 15, 2022“Lifestyle, Immune cells, and the Brain”Filip Swirski, PhDConnor Auditorium
Zoom link
Swirski flyer (PDF)
Sept 29, 2022“Transcriptomic Architecture of White Matter in Health and Neuroinflammation”Daniel Reich, MD,PhDConnor AuditoriumZoom linkReich flyer (PDF)
Oct 13, 2022Coming soonDwight BerglesConnor Auditorium
Oct 27, 2022Coming soonMaria LehtinenConnor Auditorium
Nov 10, 2022“APOE4-mediated microglial regulation has an opposite effect in Glaucoma and Alzheimer’s disease”Oleg Butovsky, PhDConnor AuditoriumZoom linkButovsky flyer (PDF)
Fri, Dec 2, 2022 @12pmComing soon**Special Guest Speaker Jeffrey Stogsdill**Connor Auditorium at 12pm
Holiday break
Jan 19, 2023Coming soonAnna MolofskyTBD
Feb 2, 2023Coming soonYasmine BelkaidTBD
Feb 16, 2023Coming soonKristopher KahleTBD
Mar 2, 2023Coming soonCostantino IadecolaTBD
Mar 16, 2023Coming soonZsuzsanna FabryTBD
Mar 30, 2023Coming soonAvi NathTBD
Apr 13, 2023TBD
Apr 27, 2023Coming soonLong-Jun WuTBD
May 11, 2023Coming soonTBD
May 25, 2023Coming soonShane LiddelowTBD
Jun 8, 2023Coming soonTBD

Sign Up to Present

Sign up on our shared spreadsheet to share projects focusing on a range of topics including, but not limited to, neuroimmunology, CSF circulation, and glial biology.

Questions? Contact Nora Abduljawad at
or Travis Tabor at