XVI EUROPEAN BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS SOCIETY CONGRESS

August 25th to 29th, 2019

(Program in progress)

 

CONFIRMED PLENARY SPEAKERS & CHAIRPERSONS

  • Prof. Eve Van Cauter, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
  • Prof. Charles Andrew Czeisler, Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • Prof. John Hogenesch, UC Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA
  • Prof. Achim Kramer, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
  • Prof. Rob Lucas, Division of Neuroscience & Experimental Psychology, The University of Manchester, England
  • Prof. Noga Kronfeld-Schor, Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Prof. Till Roenneberg, Institute of Medical Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilian University (LMU), Munich, Germany
  • Prof. Shanthakumar Rajaratnam, Monash University, Australia
  • Prof. Frank Scheer, Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • Prof. Amita Sehgal, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Prof. Takashi Yoshimura, Department of Applied Molecular Biosciences, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Prof. Yoshitaka Fukada, Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan

SYMPOSIUM TOPICS

  • The clock and public health
  • Circadian and non-visual effects of light
  • Clocks, Disease, and the Immune System
  • Circadian rhythms: a key factor in mental health
  • Circadian mechanisms controlling learning, memory and cognition
  • Clocks in the real world: from bedside to big data
  • Chrononutrition and chronomolecules: from circadian mechanisms to circadian therapies
  • Biomarkers and their application to chronomedicine
  • Molecular mechanisms
  • Metabolism : do clocks control everything ?
  • Staying in tune: novel connections from environment to clocks
  • Omics and machine learning: AI-driven approaches to understanding circadian function
  • Clocks across life: circadian mechanisms during development and ageing
  • Clock networks in the brain
  • The ‘heart’ of the clock
  • Molecules and Circuits Controlling REM and NREM cycles (Joint symposium sponsored by the Japanese Chronobiological Society)
  • ESRS Symposium: Clocks, sleep, and health (joint symposium sponsored by the European Sleep Research Society)

10:00
15:30

Trainee Day (Program in Progress)

Cost : free to registred trainees, but separate registration here is mandatory to help us plan rooms and lunch

Organized by the Young Researchers Committee of the EBRS.

More information here.

14:00
16:30

Registration delegates

16:45
17:00

Opening congress

17:00
18:00

Plenary lecture
Chairs : Debra Scene & Claude Gronfier

Eve van Cauter

18:00
20:00

Welcome reception (drinks and snacks will be served)

08:45
09:00

Coffee break

09:00
10:15

PLENARY : Axelrod Lecture
Chair :

Takashi Yoshimura

10:15
13:00

SYMPOSIUM 1 : Molecular Mechanisms I
Chair : Florian Heyd

10:15-10:45 François Rouyer

10:45-11:15 Theresa Fitzpatrick

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Felix Naef

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 2 : Molecules and Circuits Controlling REM and NREM cycles (JSC)
Chair : Hiroki Ueda

10:15-10:45 Hiroki Ueda

10:45-11:15 Pierre-Hervé Luppi

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 H. Hayashi

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 3 : Seasonal Biology
Chair : Valérie Simmoneaux

10:15-10:45 Martine Migaud

10:45-11:15 Micaela Martinez

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 David Hazelrigg

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

13:00
14:30

Lunch break & Poster session

14:30
17:15

SYMPOSIUM 4 : The Immune system and daily timing
Chair : Andrew Loudon

14:30-15:00 David Ray

15:00-15:30 Louise Ince

15:30-16:00 Nicolas Cermakian

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 5 : Non-photic entrainment : novel connections from environment to clocks
Chair : S. Shibata

14:30-15:00 Caroline Escobar

15:00-15:30 Henrik Oster

15:30-16:00 Jürgen Ripperger

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 6 : Non-circandian Rhythms
Chair : Helen Causton

14:30-15:00 Kristin Tessmar-Raible

15:00-15:30 Lin Zhang

15:30-16:00 Stefanie Monecke

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

17:30
18:30

PLENARY LECTURE
Chair : Merrow

Amita Sehgal

18:30
20:00

Panel discussion
« Reinventing Science Communication : How can our public relations help with translation ? »
Chair : Martha Merrow & Samer Hattar

Katherine Wu
The Honorable Pavel Svvoboda

08:45
09:00

Coffee break

09:00
10:15

PLENARY : Japanese Society of Chronobiology Lecture
Chair :

Fukada

10:15
13:00

SYMPOSIUM 7 : Molecular Mechanisms II
Chair : Urs Albrecht

10:15-10:45 Pat Nolan

10:45-11:15 S. Akiyama

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Alex Webb

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 8 : Clocks, sleep and health (ESRS & EBRS)
Chair : Debra Skene

10:15-10:45 Franken

10:45-11:15

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 9 : Microbial clocks
Chair : Martha Merrow

10:15-10:45 Kwangwon Lee

10:45-11:15 Luis Larrondo

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Vincent Cassone

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

13:00
14:30

Lunch break & Poster session

14:30
17:15

SYMPOSIUM 10 : Clock networks in the brain
Chair : Rae Silver

14:30-15:00 Sato Honma

15:00-15:30 Alec Davidson

15:30-16:00 Marco Brancaccio

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 11 : The clock and public health
Chair : Charles Czeisler

14:30-15:00 Charles Czeisler

15:00-15:30 Eva Schernhammer

15:30-16:00 Pascal Guenel

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 12 : Peripheral clocks
Chair : Charna Dibner

14:30-15:00 Tami Martino

15:00-15:30 Michelle Gumz

15:30-16:00 Flore Sinturel

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

17:30
18:30

PLEANARY : Kappers Lecture
Chair :

Robert Lucas

18:30
20:00

Panel discussion 
« Philosophy of time »
Chair : 

Gal Manella
Rona Avram

08:45
09:00

Coffee break

09:00
10:15

PLENARY : Stockgrand Lecture
Chair : Debra Skene

Shantha Rajaratnam

10:15
13:00

SYMPOSIUM 13 : Metabolism : do clocks control everything ?
Chair : Etienne Challet

10:15-10:45 Scheer

10:45-11:15 Susanne LaFleur

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Eric Zhang

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 14 : Clocks across life : circadian mechanisms during development and ageing
Chair : Alena Sumova

10:15-10:45 Alena Sumova

10:45-11:15 Kazuhiro Yagita

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Stephan Michel

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 15 : Circadian and non-visual effects of light
Chair : Roelof Hut

10:15-10:45 Tiffany Schmidt

10:45-11:15 Satchin Panda

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Steve Lockley

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

13:00
14:30

Lunch break & Poster session

14:30
17:15

SYMPOSIUM 16 : Clocks in the real world : from bedside to big data
Chair : Till Roenneberg

14:30-15:00 Till Roenneberg

15:00-15:30 Francis Levi

15:30-16:00 Sara Montagnese

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 17 : Mental Health
Chair : Chris Colwell

14:30-15:00 Samer Hattar

15:00-15:30 Emi Nagoshi

15:30-16:00 Craig Heller

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 18 : The gut micro biome and the circadian clock
Chair : Isabelle Carre

14:30-15:00 Ken Wright

15:00-15:30 Silke Kiessling

15:30-16:00 Ali Keshavarzian

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

17:30
18:30

PLEANARY : Gwinner Lecture
Chair :

Noga Kronfeld-Schor

20:00
23:00

Congress Dinner

08:45
09:00

Coffee break

09:00
10:15

PLENARY : Stockgrand Lecture
Chair : 

Katja Lamia

10:15
13:00

SYMPOSIUM 19 : Biomarkers and their application to chronomedicine
Chair : John Hogenesch

10:15-10:45 Achim Kramer

10:45-11:15 Claudia Spies

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Phyllis Zee

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 20 : Molecular Mechanism III
Chair : David Virschup

10:15-10:45 Ying Xu

10:45-11:15 Daniel Forger

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Michael Hughes

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 21 : Emergent rhythms in the brain
Chair : Hugh Piggins

10:15-10:45 Jen Evans

10:45-11:15 Monika Stengl

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-12:15 Mino Belle

12:15-13:00 Short Communications

13:00
14:30

Lunch break & Poster session

14:30
17:15

SYMPOSIUM 22 : Circadian mechanisms controlling learning, memory and cognition
Chair : Chris Colwell

14:30-15:00 Jörg Stehle

15:00-15:30 Karim Benchenanne

15:30-16:00 Lisa Lyons

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 23 : Chrononutrition and chronomolecules : from circadian mechanisms to circadian therapies
Chair : Robert Dallman

14:30-15:00 Aarti Jaggenath

15:00-15:30 Jonathan Johnston

15:30-16:00 Oren Froy

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

SYMPOSIUM 24 : Omics and machine learning : Al-driven approaches to understanding circadian function
Chair : Bharath Ananthasubramaniam

14:30-15:00 Ravi Allada

15:00-15:30 Steve Brown

15:30-16:00 Richa Saxena

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Short Communications

17:30
18:30

PLENARY LECTURE
Chair :

John Hogenesch

18:30
19:30

Awards and Closing Remarks