ASSURE / ENDURE Tuesday Talks

June 21, 2022 to July 19, 2022
12:00 pm
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC), room 204

These talks will be held together with ENDURE students and will allow you to get an overview of various preclinical research work from WashU professors. You will also be able to network with other summer scholars participating in the ENDURE program.

12-1 pm
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC), room 204

Ian Dobbins, PhD
Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. Dobbins studies the cognitive process and neural mechanisms underlying how people both deliberately and automatically recover memories. Tools used in his laboratory include behavioral experiments, decision modeling, and brain imaging with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

12-1 pm
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC), room 204

Sarah England, PhD
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Research
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. England’s basic science research focuses on the molecular mechanisms underlying uterine function during pregnancy. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, the March of Dimes and other federal agencies. Dr. England serves on review committees for multiple funding agencies including the NIH, AHA and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. England was a 2005-06 Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow and worked in the office of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton for one year on policies related to maternal child health issues, women’s health and the healthcare workforce.

12-1 pm
Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC), room 204

Meaghan Creed, PhD
Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology and at the WashU Pain Center

Dr. Creed’s lab aims to understand pain- and opiate-induced plasticity within this and other defined basal ganglia circuits, and to leverage this insight to develop novel circuit-based therapies for disorders of reward processing.