CCB Fall Workshop on Biological Timing

November 10, 2016

The Great Hall, UCSD (New location!)

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

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Confirmed Speakers

Yong-Gang Chang - Postdoc in LiWang Lab, UC Merced

Eric Halgren - Professor of Radiology, UCSD

Tracey Hermanstyne - Postdoc in Herzog & Nerbonne Labs, Washington University, St. Louis

Anna Kriebs - Graduate Student in Lamia Lab, The Scripps Research Institute

Mitchell Lazar - Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, University of Pennsylvania

Cindy Liu - Graduate Student in Panda Lab, Salk

Alicia Michael - Graduate Student in Partch Lab, UC Santa Cruz

Andrew Patton - Postdoc in Hastings Lab, Cambridge UK

David Welkie - Postdoc in Golden Lab, UCSD

Xuan Zhao - Postdoc in Evans Lab, Salk



Continental Breakfast

Session I: (9:00 am - 10:30 am)
Moderator: David Welsh

9:00 Yong-Gang Chang (Postdoc in LiWang Lab, UC Merced) – A dynamic day of a three-protein circadian clock
9:30 Eric Halgren (Professor of Radiology, UCSD) – Organization of memory replay in humans by sleep spindles and down-upstates
10:00 Tracey Hermanstyne (Postdoc in Herzog & Nerbonne Labs, Washington University, St. Louis) – Kv12-encoded K+ channels selectively regulate nighttime firing rates in the suprachiasmatic nucleus

Session II: (10:45 am - 12:15 pm)
Moderator: Erica Schoeller

10:45 Anna Kriebs (Graduate Student in Lamia Lab, The Scripps Research Institute) – Characterizing cryptochrome interactions with nuclear receptors
11:15 Cindy Liu (Graduate Student in Panda Lab, Salk) – Melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells and their inter-retinal circuitry
11:45 Professional Development Panel – Hanne Hoffmann and Michael McCarthy – Career advice and strategies for trainees

Session III: (1:15 pm - 2:45 pm)
Moderator: Katja Lamia

1:15 Mitchell Lazar (Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, University of Pennsylvania) – Nuclear receptor rev-erb alpha and the links between circadian rhythms and organismal metabolism
2:15 Alicia Michael (Graduate Student in Partch Lab, UC Santa Cruz) – Molecular clockwork: integrative approaches unveil the first picture of a critical circadian transcriptional repressive complex

Session IV: (3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
Moderator: Susan Golden

3:00 Andrew Patton (Postdoc in Hastings Lab, Cambridge UK) – Studying the SCN circuit in a dish
3:30 David Welkie (Postdoc in Golden Lab, UCSD) – Role of the cyanobacterial clock during day/night cycles
4:00 Xuan Zhao (Postdoc in Evans Lab, Salk) – No time to lose: New insights into circadian clock regulation
4:30 - 6:00 Reception – Happy hour, appetizers, and networking!


Organizing Committee

For additional information, please contact:

Pattie Magallanez
Administrative Specialist
Center for Circadian Biology (CCB)
University of California, San Diego
Phone: (858) 534-4409