Stay current with advances in the field of pain research! The Pain Journal Club meets weekly during the fall and spring semesters to discuss cutting edge papers about pain, from mechanisms to circuitry. Presentations are made by Pain Center trainees (graduate student and postdocs) but the emphasis is on interactive discussions. All are welcome to attend. Students are welcome to take this as a one-credit class (MSNBIO 2651). Meetings are Tuesdays at noon in BST 1495. For more information, contact Rick Koerber (email@example.com).
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Journal Club Schedule Fall 2017
Aug. 29th 2017 – Sarah Ross
Specialized mechanosensory nociceptors mediating rapid response to hair pull
Ghitani N, Barik A, Szczot M, Thompson JH, Li C, Le Pichon CE, Krashes, MJ and Chesler, AT. Neuron, 2017. 95: p. 944-54.
Sept. 5th 2017 – Jane Hartung (Gold lab)
Sept. 12th 2017 – Colleen Cassidy (Koerber lab)
Sept. 19th 2017 – Michael Chiang (Ross lab)
Sept. 26th 2017 – Jami Saloman (Davis Lab)
Oct. 3rd 2017 – Sarah Najjar (Albers lab)
Oct. 10th 2017 – Cynthia Arokiaraj (Seal lab)
Oct. 17th 2017 – Jorge Pineda (Gold lab)
Oct. 24th 2017 – Stephanie Puig (Gutstein lab)
Oct. 31st 2017 – Joe Salsovic (Koerber lab)
Nov. 7th 2017 – Kristen Smith-Edwards (Davis lab)
Nov. 14th 2017 – SFN Week
Nov. 21st 2017 – Thanksgiving Week
Nov. 28th 2017 – Emanuel Loeza (Gold lab)
Dec. 5th 2017 – Jillian Weeks (Sved lab)
Dec. 12th 2017 – Junichi Hachisuka (Ross lab)
Previous Journal Club Schedule Spring 2017
Jan. 3rd 2017 – John Horn
Espinosa-Medina I, Saha O, Boismoreau F, Chettouh Z, Rossi F, Richardson WD and Brunet JF. Science, 2016. 354(6314): p. 893 – 7.
consensus: developmental biologists and physiologists come head-to-head!
discussion from this journal club led to an eLetter response in Science.
Jan. 10th 2017 – Cedric Peirs (Seal lab)
Arcourt A, Gorham L, Dhandapani R, Prato V, Taberner FJ, Wende H, Gangadharan V, Birchmeier C, Heppenstall PA and Lechner SG. Neuron, 2016. in press
consensus: very cool paper and outstanding presentation. double kudos!
Jan. 17th 2017 – Qing Liu
Bikoff J, Gabito MI, Rivard AF, Drobac E, Machado TA, Miri A, Brenner-Morton S, Famojure E, Diaz C, Alvarez FJ, Mentis GZ, and Jessel TM. Cell, 2016. 165(1) 207-219
consensus: so many subtypes!
Jan. 24th 2017 – Keith Vogt
Brasher AK, Becker S, Hoeppli ME, Schweinhardt P. J Neurosci, 2016. 38(18):5013-5020
consensus: this is an important question
Jan. 31st 2017 – Stephanie Puig (Gutstein Lab)
Corder G, Tawfik VL, Sypek EI, Low SA, Dickinson JR,Sotoudeh C, Clark JD, Barres, BA, Bohlen CJ, and Scherrer G. Nat Medicine, 2017.published online Jan. 16.
consensus: so interesting — lots of discussion!
Feb. 7th 2017 – Emanuel Loeza (Gold lab)
Nam Y, Kim J-H, Kim J-H, Jha MK, Jung JY, Lee M-G, Choi I-S, Jang I-S, Lim DG, Hwang S-H, Cho H-J, Suk K. Cell Reports, 2016. 17, 3049-3061
consensus: nice job Emanuel!
Feb. 14th 2017 – Tara Deemyad (Urban lab)**
Han Q, Kin YH, Wang X, Liu D, Zhang Z-J, Bey AL, Lay M, Chang W, Berta T, Zhang Y, Jiang Y-H, Ji RR. Neuron, 2016. 92, 1279-1293
consensus: novel presynaptic function for Shank!
Feb. 21st 2017 – Lindsey Snyder (Ross lab)
Francois A, Low SA, Sypek EI, Christensen AJ, Sotoudeh C, Beier KT, Ramakrishnan C, Ritola KD, Shariff-Naeini R, Deiseroth K, Delp SL,Malenka RC, Juo,L, Hantman AW, and Scherrer G. Neuron, 2017. 93, 1-18
consensus: Tour de force highlighting cool viral experiments
Feb. 28th 2017 – Jane Hartung (Gold lab)
Burma NE, Bonin RP, Leduc-Pessah H, Baimel C, Cairncross ZF, Mousseau M, Shankar JV, Stemkowski PL, Baimoukhametova D, Bains JS, Antle MC, Zamponi GW, Cahill CM, Borgland SL, De Koninck Y, Trang T. Nat Medicine, 2017. Jan 30 [Epub ahead of print]
consensus: Intriguing results sparked a heated debate over the presence of opioid receptors in glial cells.
March 7th 2017 – Spring Break
March 14th 2017 – Michael Chiang (Ross lab)**
Sun S, Xu Q, Guo C, Guan Y, Liu Q, Dong X. Neuron, 2017. 93, 840-853.
consensus: this was the most hilarious journal club ever.
March 21st 2017 – Sarah Najjar (Albers lab)
Ibrahim MM, Patwardhan A, Galbraith KB, Moutal A, Yang X, Chew LA, Largent-Milnes T, Malan TP, Vanderah TW, Porreca F, Khanna R. Pain, 2017. 158 (2), 347-360.
consensus: wow! this is very intriguing, and a huge caution for all of us doing real time place aversion with light.
March 28th 2017 – Jami Soloman (Davis lab)
Sinha S, Fu Y, Grimont A, Ketcham, M, Lafaro K, Saglimbeni JA, Askan G, Bailey JM, Melchior JP, Zhong Y, Joo MG, Grbovic-Huezo O, Yang IH, Basturn O, Baker L, Park Y, Kurtz RC, Tuveston D, Leach SD and Pasricha PJ. Cancer Research 2017. in press.
consensus: cool insight into the mystery of neural-epithelial crosstalk in cancer — substance P!
April 4th 2017 – Colleen Cassidy (Koerber lab)
Wetzel C, Pilfer S, Picci C, Gok C, Hoffman D,Bali KK, Lampe A,Lapatsina L, Fleischer R, St John Smith E, Begay V, Moroni M, Estebanez L, Kuhnemund J, Walcher J, Specker E, Neuenschwander M, von Kries JP, Haucke V, Tuner R, Poulet JFA, Schmoranger J, Poole K and Lewin G. Nature Neuroscience 2017. 20(2), 209-218.
April 11th 2017 – Junichi Hachisuka (Ross lab)
Yu YQ, Barry DM, Hao Y, Liu XT, Chen ZF. Science 2017. 355, 1072-1076.
consensus: the optogenetic data are pretty compelling — who would of guessed that the SCN is involved in itch?
April 18th 2017 – Distinguished Speaker Lunch
April 25th 2017 – Cynthia Arokiaraj (Seal lab)
Du X,Hao H,Yang Y, Huang, S, Wang C, Gigot S, Ramli R, Li X, Jaworski E, Edwards I, Deuchars J, Yanagawa Y, QI J, Guan B, Jaffe DB, Zhang H, Gamper N. J Clin Invest 2017. April 4. [Epub ahead of print].
Previous Journal Club Schedule Fall 2016
Aug. 30th 2017 – Maggie Wright (Koerber lab)
Osteen, J.D., V. Herzig, J. Gilchrist, J.J. Emrick, C. Zhang, X. Wang, J. Castro, S. Garcia-Caraballo, L. Grundy, G.Y. Rychkov, A.D. Weyer, Z. Dekan, E.A.B. Undheim, P. Alewood, C.L. Stucky, S.M. Brierley, A.I. Basbaum, F. Bosmans, G.F. King, and D. Julius. Nature, 2016. 534(7608): p. 494-499.
consensus: watch out for those spiders – fantastic presentation Maggie of a very interesting paper!
Sept. 6th 2016 – Jami Saloman (Davis lab)
Xie, W., S. Chen, J. A. Strong, A. L. Li, I. P. Lewkowich and J. M. Zhang The Journal of neuroscience 2016.36(33): 8712-8725.
consensus: microsympa-wow! tricky surgery. very impressive!
Sept. 13th 2016 – Michael Chiang (Ross lab)
Ran C, Hoon MA, Chen X Nat Neurosci. 2016 Sep; 19(9):1201-9.
consensus: such an exciting proof of concept — this is the future of understanding spinal microcircuits
Sept. 20th 2016 – Matt Rannals (Urban lab)**
Maza C, Lepousez, G, Nissant A, Valley MT and Lledo PM, Nat Neurosci. 2016 Aug; 36(32):8289-8304.
consensus: nice job Matt, teasing apart the function of a particular synapse in top-down control!
Sept. 27th 2016 – Sarah Najjar (Albers lab)
Kim YS, Anderson M, Park K, Zheng Q, Agarwal A, Gong C, Saijilafu, Young L, He S, LaVinka PC, Zhou F, Bergles D, Hanani M, Guan Y, Spray DC, Dong X. Neuron, 2016. 91(5): p. 1085-96.
consensus: excitatory communication between neurons generated excited communication among scientists.
Sarah, your journal club generated an outstanding discussion!
Oct. 4th 2016 – Cedric Peirs (Seal lab)
Cui L, Miao X, Liang L, Abdus-Saboor I, Olson W, Flemming MS, Ma M, Tao Y, Luo W. Neuron, 2016. 91(5): p. 1137-53.
consensus: these are some really powerful inhibitory interneurons!
Oct. 11th 2016 – Jorge Pineda (Gold lab)
Tan CH and Mcnaughton PA. Nature, 2016. 460(536).
consensus: we are feeling warm all over — cool new heat transducer
Oct. 18th 2016 – Stephanie Puig (Gutstein lab)
Brackley, AD, Gomez, R, Akopian AN, Henry MA and Jeske NA. Cell Report, 2016. 16(2686).
consensus: location, location, location!
Oct. 25th 2016 – Colleen Cassidy (Koerber lab)
Chang W, Kanda H, Ikeda, R, Ling J, De Berry, JJ, Gu JG PNAS, 2016. 113(37) E5491.
consensus: I like the feel of this!
Nov. 1st 2016 – Lindsey Snyder (Ross lab) **
Wiltschko AB, Johnson MG, Iurilli G, Peterson ER, Katon JS, Pashkovski SL, Abraira VE, Adams RP and Datta SR Neuron, 2015. 88(1121).
consensus: Great Journal Club! Can’t wait to see improvements enabling the
Nov. 8th 2016 – Melissa Giraldo Duque (Gold lab)
Smith ML, Hostetler CM, Heinricher MM, Ryabinin AE Science Advances, 2016. 2(10):e1600855.
consensus: sensitive creatures!
Nov. 15th 2016 – SfN week
Nov. 22nd 2016 – Thanksgiving week
Nov. 29th 2016 – Marissa Kuzirian (Ross lab)
Sakurai K, Zhao S, Takatoh J, Rodriguez E, Lu J, Leavitt AD, Fu M, Han BX and Wang F Neuron, 2016. 92(1).
consensus: this paper was outstanding! What an awesome new tool!
Dec. 6th 2016 – Junichi Hachisuka (Ross lab)
Christensen AJ, Iyer SM, Francois A, Vyas S, Ramakrishnan C, Vesuna S, Deisseroth K, Scherrer G and Delp SL Cell Reports, 2016. 17(6)1699.
consensus: we’re lighting up with excitement over this one!
Dec. 13th 2016 – Jane Hartung (Gold lab)
Emery EC, Liuz, AP, Sikander S, Magnusdottir R, Dong X, Wood JN Science Advances, 2016. 2:e1600990.
consensus: surprisingly controversial. Wow!
discussion from this journal club led to a heated debate