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June 21 & 22, 2018: BCN Symposium ‘Research & Rhythms’

  • Date: June 21 & 22, 2018
  • Open to: all BCN Research Master and PhD students, post-docs and trainees and students from elsewhere
  • Free of charge

Session I , Thursday, June 21st, from 8:45 - 12:30 hrs
Publish or Perish: An interactive guide to when, where, and how to publish your work, Bill Schwartz
How light through retina-brain circuits influences circadian rhythms, mood and learning, Samer Hattar
Student pitches (interactive discussion with students regarding the previous topics in relation to their own work)
Location: room 5161.-253: Bernoulliborg, Nijenborgh 9, Groningen

Session II , Friday, June 22nd,  from 8:45 - 12:30 hrs
Towards an uderstanding of circadian and seasonal clocks, Bill Schwartz
On light, circadian rhythms and mood, Samer Hattar
Chronically disrupted sleep, neuronal plasticity and depression, Peter Meerlo
Novel chrono-therapeutic strategies in a day treatment program for complex mood disorders, Robert Levitan
Location: UMCG, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen

In addition, the Workshop on Thursday, June 21st, from 13:30 - 16:00 hrs is open to all participants of the SLTBR meeting and BCN members
-  Chronotherapy Network Netherlands, Esmée Verwijk and Harm-Pieter Spaans
-   New global CIE standard with metrics to quantify light for light responses influenced by intrinsically-photosensitive retinal ganglion cells ,
Luc Schlangen
-   Presentation from the Daylight Academy , Switzerland
-   Multidisciplinary light applications and light intervention , Neurology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology

  • Attendance whole SLTBR meeting (BCN Research Master and PhD students, post-docs and trainees):
    Costs: 75,- US dollar
    Registration: SLTBR website ( )
  • Deadline submitting abstract: March 15, 2018

The SLTBR meeting is also open to all BCN researchers.  For non-BCN students there is no reduced fee. More information on the program and participation costs is available on the SLTBR website ( ).

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