Summer school

First Annual University of Colorado Sleep and Circadian Summer School

The summer school is available live online for free to all trainees interested in the sleep and circadian field. It includes morning lectures, afternoon technique workshops, and early evening discussion groups on career development/future opportunities.

Registration is now closed as we have reached our quota. 

If you would like to be placed on the waitlist, please send a request to ttscr@colorado.edu with your contact information, current position, and institution.

Supported by NIH/NHLBI T32 “Transdisciplinary Training in Sleep and Circadian Rhythms College of Arts and Sciences and the Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Colorado Boulder

 

Schedule - All Times Mountain (MDT)

Wednesday August 5th

0845-0900       Introduction, Kenneth P. Wright Jr., PhD, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

0900-1030      Historical Aspects of Sleep:  Early Years of  Human Sleep Research at Stanford University, Mary A. Carskadon, PhD, Alpert Med. Sch. Brown Univ.

1045-1215      A Personal Perspective on Historical Aspects of Circadian Rhythms, Joseph S. Takahashi, PhD , Univ. of Texas Southwestern

1330-1530     Workshops

Circadian methods                                          

Elizabeth B. Klerman, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School 

Ketema N. Paul, PhD, UCLA

Actigraphy

Sonia Ancoli-Israel, PhD, UCSD

Monique K. LeBourgeois, PhD, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

1700-1900      Virtual Happy Hour Professional Development Discussion Groups

Mentoring

Cecilia Diniz Behn, PhD, Colorado School of Mines

Mark R. Opp, PhD, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

Allan I. Pack, MBChB., Ph.D,. Univ. of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Kenneth P. Wright, Jr., PhD, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

Obtaining a Tenure Track Position

Josiane L. Broussard, PhD, Colorado State Univ.

Samantha M. Brown, PhD, Colorado State Univ.

Christopher M. Depner, PhD, Univ. of Utah

Careers Beyond Academia

Marishka K. Brown, PhD, NIH/NHLBI/National Center for Sleep Disorders Research

Carolina Campanella, PhD, Delos Living LLC

Rachel R. Markwald, PhD, Naval Health Research Center

Allison Brager, PhD, Director of Human Performance and Outreach Education, United States Army Recruiting Command

Thursday August 6th

0900-1030

  1. Sleep and Circadian Impacts on Metabolism Non-humans and Humans, Josiane L. Broussard, PhD, Colorado State Univ.
  2. Brain Clocks: clock genes, entrainment and role in emotional learning, Robert L. Spencer, PhD, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

 

1045-1215

  1. Circadian Medicine, Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD, Feinberg Sch. Med, Northwestern University
  2. Time Restricted Feeding in Non-humans and Humans, Satchidananda Panda, PhD, Salk Institute

1330-1530      Workshops

Big Data

Ravi Allada, MD, Northwestern Univ.

Christopher M. Depner, PhD, Univ. of Utah

 

Advances in light measurement in humans and non-human models

       Celine Vetter, PhD, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

       Timothy Brown, PhD, Univ. of Manchester

 

1700-1900       Virtual Happy Hour Professional Development Discussion Groups

Obtaining Career Development Awards (K-Awards)

Corey A. Rynders, PhD, Univ. Colorado Anschutz Med School

Christine M. Swanson, MD, Univ. Colorado Anschutz Med School

Stacey L. Simon, PhD, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Future of Sleep and Circadian Medicine

Charles A. Czeisler, PhD, MD, Harvard Medical School

John Harsh, PhD, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

Lisa J. Meltzer, PhD, National Jewish Health

Networking and Broader Dissemination of Findings

Monique K. LeBourgeois, PhD, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

Edward L. Melanson. PhD, Univ. Colorado Anschutz Med School

Celine Vetter, PhD, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

 

Friday August 7th

0900-1030       Sleep and Circadian Disturbances and Health Disparities, Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD, NYU Langone Health

1045-1215       Sleep Health, Martica H. Hall, PhD, Univ. of Pittsburgh