Summer school

Neurobiology of rhythms - Basic and clinical aspects

August 30 - September 1, 2017

Strasbourg (France)

INTRODUCTION

Summer school

Basic and clinical aspects of Neurobiology of rhythms

 

Organizing commitee

  • Valérie SIMONNEAUX (Coordinator)
  • Patrice BOURGIN
  • Étienne CHALLET
  • Dominique CIOCCA
  • Marie-Paule FELDER-SCHMITTBUHL
  • David HICKS
  • Laurence HUGUENY
  • Virginie LAURENT- GYDE
  • Paul PEVET
  • Sylvie RAISON
  • Sophie REIBEL-FOISSET
  • Cristina SANDU
  • Patrick VUILLEZ

PROGRAM

Summer school

Basic and clinical aspects of Neurobiology of rhythms

 

Wednesday, August 30th

  • 08.30 – 09.00: Welcome coffee and presentation of the school
  • 09.00 – 10.00: V. LAURENT, S. RAISON & P. VUILLEZ (INCI, F)

« GENERAL INTRODUCTION: WHAT ARE BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS? »

  • 10.00 – 11.30: M.P. FELDER (INCI, F) & U. ALBRECHT (Fribourg, CH)

THEME 1: « CIRCADIAN CLOCKS : FROM MOLECULAR MECHANISMS TO CELL FUNCTION »

  • 12.00 – 13.30: Lunch Time (packed lunch) Visit of the astronomical clock of Strasbourg’s cathedral
  • 14.00 – 15.30: I. PROVENCIO (Charlottesville, USA) & D. HICKS (INCI, F)

THEME 2: « CIRCADIAN CLOCKS AND VISION »

  • 15.30 – 16.00: Coffee break
  • 16.00 – 19.00: Afternoon workshop

PhD student’s brief oral presentations (5 min – 2 slides) followed by general discussion

  • 19.30 – 22.00 International Potluck Dinner at INCI

 

Thursday, August 31th

  • 09.00 – 10.30: E. CHALLET (INCI, F) & A. KALSBEEK (Amsterdam, NL)

THEME 3: « METABOLIC CLOCKS: FUNDAMENTAL AND CLINICAL ASPECTS »

  • 10.30 – 11.00: Coffee break
  • 11.00 – 12.30: D. HAZLERIGG (Tromsø, N) & V. SIMONNEAUX (INCI, F)

THEME 4: « HOW DO SEASONS IMPACT BIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS? »

  • 12.45 – 13.45: Lunch Time
  • 14.00 – 15.00: DISCUSSION: How to address ethical issues in chronobiological investigation – S. REIBEL-FOISSEL & D. CIOCCA (UMS 3415, F)
  • 15.30 – 18.30: Afternoon workshop: Visit and practical courses in dedicated platforms

OPTION 1: CHRONOBIOTRON – D. CIOCCA (UMS 3415, F) « Animal facility for the exploration of biological rhythms »

OPTION 2: CIRCSOM – P. BOURGIN (CIRCSom/HUS-INCI, F) « Chronobiology platform for human research on sleep and light effects »

  • 19.30 – 22.00: Dinner in an Alsatian winstub

 

Friday, September 1st

  • 09.00 – 10.30: P. PÉVET (INCI, F) & C. CAJOCHEN (Basel, CH)

THEME 5: « MELATONIN AND LIGHT »

  • 10.30 – 11.00: Coffee break
  • 11.00 – 12.30: P. BOURGIN (CIRCSom/HUS-INCI, F) & F. LÉVI (Warwick, UK)

THEME 6: « RHYTHMS AND HUMAN PATHOPHYSIOLOGY »

  • 12.45 – 14.00: Lunch Time

MEET THE PIs (Any questions students might have regarding their career as researcher)

  • 14.30 – 17.30: Afternoon workshop: Practical courses

OPTION 1: BIOLUMINESCENCE – M.P. FELDER & C. SANDU (INCI-Plateforme d’imagerie in vitro, F) « Imaging in molecular and cellular rhythms »

OPTION 2: SLEEP/WAKE – C. GRONFIER (Lyon, F) « Practical training »

  • 17.30 – 18.30: CONCLUDING REMARKS and students’ feedback on the summer school

DATES AND VENUE

Date

Aug. 03 - Sept. 01, 2017

Venue

Collège Doctoral Européen
46 boulevard de la Victoire
Strasbourg

ACCOMMODATION

Neurex gets a partnership with the

Hotel HILTON STRASBOURG

(1 Avenue Herrenschmidt – 67000 STRASBOURG – France).

Please find HERE the preferred rate and the direct booking possibilities and THERE the description of the hotel.

PLEASE NOTE THAT...

We will accept 40 students maximum

Deadline for registration: July 26th, 2017

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