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The BIG Seminar Series showcases polished projects, published or unpublished.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 unless otherwise noted.

DateSeminar TitlePresenterLocationZoom LinkFlyer
Jan 19, 2023“Immune regulation of brain development and plasticity”Anna Molofsky, MD, PhDMoore Auditorium (*WashU audience ONLY)Request zoom linkMolofsky flyer (PDF)
Feb 2, 2023**CANCELED
Feb 16, 2023
“The choroid plexus links innate immunity to dysregulation of CSF homeostasis in diverse forms
of hydrocephalus
Kristopher KahleConnor AuditoriumZoom linkKahle flyer (PDF)
Mar 2, 2023Coming soonCostantino IadecolaMoore Auditorium
Mar 16, 2023Coming soonZsuzsanna FabryMoore Auditorium
Mar 30, 2023Coming soonAvi NathConnor Auditorium
Apr3, 2023Coming soonBritta EngelhardtMoore Auditorium
Apr 13, 2023OPENOPENConnor Auditorium
Apr 27, 2023Coming soonLong-Jun WuConnor Auditorium
May 11, 2023Coming soonChristopher GlassConnor Auditorium
May 25, 2023Coming soonShane LiddelowConnor Auditorium
Jun 8, 2023OPENOPENConnor Auditorium
Summer break Jun-Sept, 2023
9/8/2023Coming soonRESERVED for internal speakerTBD
9/21/2023Coming soonRESERVED for internal speakerTBD
10/5/2023Coming soonRESERVED for internal speakerTBD
10/19/2023Coming soonCody J. SmithTBD
11/2/2023Coming soonGreg LemkeTBD
11/16/2023Coming soonHui ZhenTBD
11/30/2023“The Myeloid Side Of The Brain”Marco PrinzTBD
12/14/2023“Microbiome control of host immunity”Yasmine BelkaidTBD
Winter break

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