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Sanford Consortium Auditorium, UC San Diego

UC San Diego's Center for Circadian Biology (CCB) will host its 10th Annual Circadian Biology Symposium. We have invited a select, stellar group of chronobiologists from around the country and beyond, and a few local colleagues, to speak at this symposium. We expect strong participation from our 52 CCB PI's and their research personnel, and welcome registrants from other institutions as well.

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The aims of the conference are to:

  1. Provide participants with a comprehensive view of modern circadian biology.
  2. Exchange a broad spectrum of ideas and techniques in circadian biology.
  3. Promote interactions among the faculty and lab personnel of UC San Diego, Circadian Biology Center, the invited speakers, and other participants.
  4. Further acquaint the speakers, their groups, and other registrants with the depth and breadth of circadian biology research conducted at UC San Diego.

Confirmed Speakers

Laura Barger (Harvard Medical School)

Sean Cain (Monash University, Australia)

Richard Daneman (UC San Diego)

Susan Golden (UC San Diego)

John Hogenesch (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)

Carl Johnson (Vanderbilt University)

Katja Lamia (Scripps Research)

Emily Manoogian (Salk Institute)

Philippe Mourrain (Stanford University)

Dawn Nagel (UC Riverside)

Satchin Panda (Salk Institute)

David Raizen (University of Pennsylvania)

Michael Rust (University of Chicago)

Orie Shafer (City University of New York)

Rae Silver (Columbia University)

Kristine Yaffe (UC San Francisco)

Phyllis Zee (Northwestern University)

Eric Erquan Zhang (National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China)

Schedule

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WEDNESDAY - March 4, 2020

Session I: Cells & Circuits
1:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Moderator: Susan Golden (UC San Diego)

Susan Golden (UC San Diego) – Welcome Intro

Sandra Brown (UC San Diego) – Opening Remarks

Michael Rust (University of Chicago) – Rhythms in replication

Dawn Nagel (UC Riverside) – Impacts of heat stress on clock gene regulation in Arabidopsis

Emily Manoogian (Salk Institute) – 2019 CCB Fall Workshop trainee speaker award – Time-restricted eating and cardiometabolic health

Carl Johnson (Vanderbilt University) – Evolutionary aspects of circadian rhythms

THURSDAY - March 5, 2020

Session II: Pacemakers & Networks
9:00 am - 12 noon (Continental breakfast will be served at 8:30am)
Moderator: Karen Tonsfeldt (UC San Diego)

Philippe Mourrain (Stanford University) – Fluorescent polysomnography for single cell resolution whole-body comprehension of sleep

Richard Daneman (UC San Diego) – Neural activity regulates blood-brain barrier efflux transport through endothelial circadian genes

Eric Erquan Zhang (National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China) – Restoration of rhythms in Clock-deficient mice relieves their mania symptoms

Rae Silver (Columbia University) – Impact of anisotropy on understanding of the functional SCN connectome

BUFFET LUNCH
Sanford Consortium Courtyard
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Special Session
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Moderator: Katja Lamia (Scripps Research)

John Hogenesch (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) – Building circadian medicine in a pediatric hospital

POSTER SESSION
Lobby of the Sanford Consortium
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FRIDAY - March 6, 2020

Session III: Inputs & Outputs
9:00 am - 12 noon (Continental breakfast will be served at 8:30am)
Moderator: William Joiner (UC San Diego)

Susan Golden (UC San Diego) – Coincidence of circadian rhythms and darkness drives rhythmic DNA uptake in cyanobacteria over diel and seasonal cycles

David Raizen (University of Pennsylvania) – Metabolic regulation of sleep

Katja Lamia (Scripps Research) – Circadian modulation of exercise physiology

Orie Shafer (City University of New York) – The microanatomy of circadian timekeeping and entrainment in the Drosophila brain

BUFFET LUNCH
Sanford Consortium Courtyard
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Session IV: From Lab to Clinic
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Moderator: Sonia Ancoli-Israel (UC San Diego)

Sean Cain (Monash University, Australia) – Human circadian light sensitivity in the context of health

Kristine Yaffe (UC San Francisco) – Weaker circadian activity rhythms, cognitive function, and risk of dementia

Laura Barger (Harvard Medical School) – Circadian medicine: Implications for health and performance

Phyllis Zee (Northwestern University) – Acoustic stimulation of slow oscillations in sleep: Effects on memory and autonomic function

Dinner & Concluding Remarks
UC San Diego, Great Hall
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Happy Hour
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Buffet Dinner and Guest Presentation
Moderator: Amir Zarrinpar (Salk Institute)

Satchin Panda (Salk Institute) – Should circadian care be the standard of care?

Registration

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The Symposium will feature a half-day afternoon session on Wednesday beginning at 1pm, and full-day sessions on Thursday and Friday, ending with a Happy hour & Banquet dinner on Friday evening. Breakfast will be served at 8:30am on Thursday and Friday before sessions start at 9:00am.
  • Full 3-day registration includes breakfast & lunch on Thursday and Friday, all refreshment breaks, and Friday evening happy hour and banquet dinner.
  • Single-day registration fee includes breakfast & lunch on Thursday or Friday, and all refreshment breaks.
  • Banquet fee includes Friday evening happy hour and banquet dinner.

Registration Fees: 

Reg Fees

For assistance with registration, please contact:

Pattie Stoughton
Administrator
Center for Circadian Biology (CCB)
University of California, San Diego
Phone: (858) 534-4409
E-mail: patties@ucsd.edu

Directions & Parking

CCB Symposium Location:

Sanford Consortium Auditorium

2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037

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Driving Directions:

  • Take I-5 south
  • Exit at Genesee Avenue (heading west)
  • Turn left onto North Torrey Pines Road
  • Turn right onto Torrey Pines Scenic Drive
  • The Sanford Consortium is the first driveway on your right
  • East parking lot is on the right (see pay instructions below)

Parking Information:

Sanford Consortium Parking - UPDATE The East parking lot prices have increased to $30 full day. Instructions: take note of the number on your parking space, pay station is near the base of the outdoor staircase. The machine accepts Visa, MC, Amex, and cash (machine will not give change). Important note to UCSD permit holders: If you plan to use this pay lot, remove your UCSD permit from view or you will receive a parking citation. DO NOT park in the west Sanford employee lot. Their permits are similar to UCSD, but have an additional sticker.

Free street parking on Torrey Pines Scenic Drive, but space is limited and fills up quickly.

UCSD lot (P386) - UCSD permits only (red, green & yellow). The lot entrance is on Torrey Pines Scenic Drive (on right).
Note -
due to gravel and unevenness, traction may be difficult and low-profile vehicles may have clearance issues.

Pangea parking structure (P435) - Located on the corner of North Torrey Pines Rd & Pangea Drive for Visitors and UCSD permits (red, green, & yellow). Visitors 100 spots on level 6 with pay station $2 per hour.

Poster Session

  Thursday, March 5, 2020

         2:00pm - 4:00pm

 Sanford Consortium Lobby

We welcome our registered attendees to participate in the Thursday afternoon poster session.  We have 4 prize awards valued at $75 each. One First Place poster award, and three Outstanding posters awards.

Poster size & Display: We will provide easels and poster boards. The boards are 30”x 40”, which will accommodate a 3’x4’ poster. For larger posters (Maximum size 3’x5’), you may clamp two boards together.

Deadline to submit: February 26th

Click here for abstract submission guidelines.
Submit abstract to ccb.symposium@gmail.com in pdf or doc file format.

Poster prize winners of 2019

1st Place Poster:

Jenny Fribourgh (UC Santa Cruz, Partch Lab) – A tale of two CRYs: identifying biochemical determinants of their differential regulation of circadian timekeeping

Our 3 Outstanding Posters:

David Au (UC Irvine, Holmes Lab) – Phototransduction processes to UV light stimuli relay avoidance/attraction behavior in Drosophila melanogaster

Gian Carlo Parico (UC Santa Cruz, Partch Lab) – Shorter tail, longer period: Mammalian CRY1 interacts with its own disordered C-terminal tail to regulate circadian rhythms

Colby Sandate (Scripps Research, Lamia Lab) – Frozen in Time: Cryo-EM Studies of Circadian Oscillators

Lodging

 

 

Best Western Premier Del Mar

720 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 - (Website)

Best Western Premier Del Mar is located 5.5 miles from the event venue, There are a limited number of UCSD guest rooms at $99.99 to $199.99/night + 13% tax. To enquire about UCSD guest rooms, call 1-858-755-9765 and mention you have business with UCSD Center for Circadian Biology. Parking is currently free. Free shuttle service is available to/from UCSD Mon-Fri from 7:45am-3:45pm.

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037 - (Website)

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines is located 1 mile from the event venue. Room rates start at $197/night + 12.5% tax. Call (local) 1-858-558-4584. Self-parking is $33/per night. No shuttle service available.

La Jolla Shores Hotel

8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037 - (Website)

The La Jolla Shores Hotel is a beachfront property located 3 miles from the event venue. The UC San Diego garden view rates are no longer available. A limited number of partial ocean view rooms are available at $419-$489/night + 12.5% tax. For reservations call 866-976-6659 and reference UCSD CCB Symposium. Self-parking is $28/per night. Free shuttle service is available to/from UCSD. For shuttle arrangements call 858-551-4679.

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

9700 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037 - (Website)

The Estancia Hotel & Spa is conveniently located across the street from the event venue. Room rates start at $312/night + 12.5% tax. Call (toll free) 1-877-437-8262, or (local) 1-858-550-1000. Self-parking is $30/per night. Free shuttle service within 3 miles of the Hotel.

Residence Inn by Marriott

8901 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037 - (Website)

The Residence Inn is 2 miles from the event venue. Studio suites start at $209/night + 12.5%. Call 1-800-331-3131 (US and Canada) or 1-858-587-1770 (local), Parking is $18.00/night. Free shuttle service is available to/from UCSD Mon-Fri from 7am-7pm. Complimentary breakfast is included.

Airport Transportation:

Lyft and Uber are available at the airport. The cost is typically $30 to UC San Diego. A taxi will cost approximately $70 each way.

Travel Awards

Travel Awards

The Center for Circadian Biology is excited to announce CCB Network Awards for trainees to attend the symposium, sponsored in part by generous private donors and Eisai. These awards will fund trainees whose activities and experiences contribute to expanding the diversity of scientists involved in biological rhythms research. Undergraduate and Masters students will receive priority for awards, but PhD students will also be considered.

Applications must include:

  • A brief essay that includes the career goals and interests of the applicant, why a conference focused on circadian biology advances those goals, and statement regarding the activities and/or background of the applicant that demonstrates potential to foster diversity and inclusion (1 page maximum)
  • CV (2 page maximum)
  • A letter of reference from a scientific advisor that addresses the value of the conference to the student, and the student’s contribution to the conference (may be uploaded with application or emailed separately to: sgolden@ucsd.edu)
  • Poster abstract
    • Title (maximum of 150 characters, including spaces), 
    • All authors’ full names and affiliation, 
    • Abstract body (maximum of 500 words), 
    • References cited (optional)

Applications should be uploaded to this form (in a single .pdf file)  by January 31st, 2020. (You will have to sign in through a Gmail account to complete the upload.)


Recipients of the award will receive a full registration scholarship. Recipients from outside of the San Diego area will also be reimbursed for travel expenses to fully support attending the conference.


If you have questions regarding the award process or the conference, please contact Susan Golden, sgolden@ucsd.edu.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship Information - An exciting event and opportunity

The 10th Annual "From Cells to Clinic" Symposium, hosted by the Center for Circadian Biology (CCB), at University of California, Bringing together over 150 attendees for this 3-day event.

The mission of the Center for Circadian Biology is to advance leading-edge research in circadian biology that will have dramatic and lasting impacts on improving human health, the environment and the economy. Our aim is to establish UC San Diego and Torrey Pines Mesa as the premier international center of academic excellence in circadian research.

The symposium features an unparalleled breadth and depth of leading-edge research and groundbreaking biological timing discoveries in plants, animals and humans, and spans molecular biology to clinical applications. By sponsoring, you will join the Who’s Who in circadian research in this exciting venture and help us invent the future.

ATOMIC CLOCK SPONSOR - $15,000

  • Sponsor company logo & hyperlink on symposium websites
  • 6 complimentary registrations, includes validated free parking
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement before session introductions
  • Complimentary table in symposium venue
  • Acknowledgement in symposium program and media materials

BIG BEN SPONSOR - $10,000

  • Sponsor company logo & hyperlink on symposium websites
  • 5 complimentary registrations, includes validated free parking
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement before session introductions
  • Complimentary table in symposium venue
  • Acknowledgement in symposium program and media materials

GRANDFATHER CLOCK SPONSOR - $5,000

  • Sponsor company logo & hyperlink on symposium websites
  • 4 complimentary registrations, includes validated free parking
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement before session introductions
  • Complimentary table in symposium venue
  • Acknowledgement in symposium program and media materials

SUNDIAL SPONSOR - $2,500

  • Sponsor company logo & hyperlink on symposium websites
  • 2 complimentary registrations, includes validated free parking
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement before session introductions
  • Complimentary table in symposium venue
  • Acknowledgement in symposium program and media materials

CCB COMMUNITY SUPPORTER - $200-$4,000

  • $4,000 - Sponsor VIP dinner
  • $3,000 - Sponsor speakers reception
  • $2,000 - Sponsor poster prize session
  • $1,000 - Sponsor a closing banquet table
  • $200 - Scholarship for Student/Trainee to attend the symposium


To become a sponsor or learn more, please contact:

   Pattie Stoughton
   (858) 534-4409
   patties@ucsd.edu


Please click here to download file

Organizing Committee:


For additional information, please contact:

Pattie Stoughton
Administrator
Center for Circadian Biology (CCB)
University of California, San Diego
Phone: (858) 534-4409
E-mail: patties@ucsd.edu

 

Many thanks to our generous sponsors of 2020

 

The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation 

 

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