CCB Fall Workshop on Biological Timing

Friday, November 20, 2015

15th floor, Village West, Building 1, UCSD

No registration required; check in for name badge at registration desk.

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Confirmed Speakers

Joseph BoydPostdoc in Susan Golden Lab, UCSD

Susan Cohen - Postdoc in Susan Golden Lab, UCSD

Susan Golden - Director of CCB, Professor of Molecular Biology, UCSD

Elizabeth Harrison - Postdoc/Visiting Scholar in Gorman Lab, UCSD

Alexander Kauffman - Associate Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology, UCSD

Dominic Landgraf - Postdoc in Welsh Lab, UCSD

Catherine Marinac - Graduate Student in Sears Lab, UCSD

Ludovic Mure - Postdoc in Panda Lab, SALK

Arthur Prindle - Postdoc in Suel Lab, UCSD

Erica Schoeller - Postdoc in Mellon Lab, UCSD

Andrew Steele - Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona


Continental Breakfast

Session I: (9:00 am - 10:30 am)
Moderator: Jeff Elliott

9:00 Dominic Landgraf (Postdoc in Welsh Lab, UCSD) – Circadian clocks in mouse models of mood disorders
9:30 Elizabeth Harrison (Postdoc/Visiting Scholar in Gorman Lab, UCSD) – Portrait of an ER: Circadian rhythms and sleep strategies in physicians on rapidly rotating shifts
10:00 Alexander Kauffman (Associate Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology, UCSD) – Looking at circadian control of the LH surge in females

Session II: (10:45 am - 12:45 pm)
Moderator: Dorothy Sears 

10:45 Catherine Marinac (Graduate Student in Sears Lab, UCSD) – Prolonged nightly fasting, metabolic health, and breast cancer prognosis
11:15 Susan Cohen (Postdoc in Susan Golden Lab, UCSD) – The cyanobacterial circadian clock: When and where
11:45 Erica Schoeller (Postdoc in Mellon Lab, UCSD) – The role of Bmal1 in male reproductive behavior
12:15 Speed networking event – CCB faculty present brief snapshots of their research programs – Davide Dulcis, Susan Golden, Donald MacLeod, Atul Malhotra, Dorothy Sears, Terry Sejnowski

Session III: (1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)
Moderator: William Bechtel

1:45 Andrew Steele (Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona) – Knowing when it's time to eat: dopamine receptor 1 neurons mediating circadian entrainment to feeding
2:15 Joseph Boyd (Postdoc in Susan Golden Lab, UCSD) – Combined computational and genetic approach uncovers signaling network interactions of the cyanobacterial circadian clock
2:45 Ludovic Mure (Postdoc in Panda Lab, SALK) – Structural determinants of melanopsin

Session IV: (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Moderator: Katja Lamia

3:30 Arthur Prindle (Postdoc in Suel Lab, UCSD) – A novel bacterial cell to cell communication mechanism
4:00 Susan Golden (Director of CCB, Professor of Molecular Biology, UCSD) – How to improve your R01 score
4:30 - 6:00 Reception