Winter Chronobiology Symposium, 12/19/2013

Smilow Center for Translational Research, Conference Room 11-146AB

2:00pm-2:45             “A Molecular Mechanism for Circadian Clock
Negative Feedback”
Hao Duong, Ph.D
Research Fellow, Dept. of Neurobiology, Harvard
Medical School
(Weitz Lab)

2:45-2:55               Q & A

2:55-3:40               “Circadian Rhythms: from Genes to Behavior”
Seung-Hee Yoo, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, UT Health Science
Center at Houston
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
(trained in the Takahashi Lab)

3:40-3:50               Q & A

3:50-4:00               Break

4:00-4:45               “Shedding Light on Vision: New Roles for
Photoreceptive Ganglion Cells”
Tiffany Schmidt, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University,
Dept. of Biology
(Hattar lab)

4:45-4:55               Q & A

4:55-5:35               “To Oscillate or Not to Oscillate? A Story of
Nutrient-Induced Reprogramming of the Circadian Clock”
Kristin Eckel-Mahan, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar/Assistant Research
Specialist, UC Irvine, Dept. of Biological Chemistry and Center for
Epigenetics and Metabolism
(Sassone-Corsi lab)

5:35-5:45               Q & A