BIG Works-in-Progress

Every other Thursday, 4–5 p.m.

The BIG Works-in-Progress (BIG WiPs) are meant to be a space where trainees can present and seek feedback within the WashU community about ongoing work. Speakers can be postdocs or graduate students. The audience will include only WashU scientists.

2022-2023 BIG WiPs

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

5/4/2023Microglia replacement: origins, routes, and more” (Siling)

“How do gut microbiota influence AD-associated pathologies?” (Wade)
Siling Du/Kipnis Lab &
Wade Self/Holtzman Lab
Connor Auditorium
5/18/2023Talk title coming soonMichael Kann, Ackerman LabConnor Auditorium
6/1/2023Talk title coming soonKirill Shumilov, Friess LabConnor Auditorium
6/15/2023Talk title coming soonLogan Page, Dang LabConnor Auditorium
6/29/2023Talk title coming soonDana Shaw,
Mokalled Lab
Connor Auditorium

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