CCB Fall Workshop on Biological Timing

Friday, November 9, 2011

UCSD Leichtag Biomedical Bldg. Room 107 - UCSD School of Medicine Campus


Continental Breakfast

Session I: (9:00am - 10:30am)
Moderator: Ludovic Mure (Panda Lab)

9:00 Cellular Growth State as Global Signal: Feedback without Regulation in Antibiotic Resistance
Barrett Deris, Graduate Student in Hwa Lab, UCSD
9:30 Bright Light Therapy Protects Women from Circadian Rhythm Desynchronization during Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer
Ariel Neikrug, Graduate Student in Ancoli-Israel Lab, UCSD
10:00 Circadian Clock Genes and Clinical Response to Lithium in Bipolar Disorder
Michael McCarthy, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UCSD

Session II: (10:45am - 12:15pm)
Moderator: Juliana Bordowitz (S. Golden Lab)

10:45 Analyzing Human Sleep EEG Data using Delay Differential Equations
Claudia Lainscsek, Staff Researcher in Sejnowski Lab, Salk Institute
11:15 Depressive Symptoms and Circadian Activity Rhythm Disturbances in Community-Dwelling Older Women
Jeanne Maglione, Postdoc in Ancoli-Israel Lab, UCSD
11:45 Morningness-Eveningness Traits and Circadian Clock Genes in Bipolar Disorder
Caroline Nievergelt, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UCSD

Session III: (1:15pm - 2:45pm)
Moderator: Susan Cohen (S. Golden Lab)

1:15 Systems Biology and Arabidopsis Circadian Regulatory Networks
Colleen Doherty, Postdoc in Kay Lab, UCSD
1:45 Neural Activation within Components of Verbal Working Following Sleep Loss
Ben McKenna, Postdoc in Lisa Eyler Lab, UCSD
2:15 Transcription Factors Involved in Regulation of CCA1, a Central Oscillator Component in Plants
Elaine Tobin, Professor of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, UCLA
2:45 Break
3:00 Panel Discussion
Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Stuart Brody, Susan Golden, and Steve Kay

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