To mark World Sleep Day on Friday, 15 March 2019, the university of Leicester will host lunchtime talks from three of our academics - Dr Michael Okun, Dr Tamara Gheorghes and Dr Volko Straub. They will look at: - The function and stages of sleep - What happens when we don't get enough sleep, including …
World Sleep Day
March 15th 2019 is World Sleep Day. It is an annual event, intended to celebrate sleep and lessen the burden of sleep problems on society through better prevention and management of sleep disorders. More details here. As part of this event the University of Leicester is hosting a talk by Professor Horne who will address …
Gordon Research Conference
Check out the programme of the Chronobiology Research Conference 2019.The meeting will be held in Castlelldefels (SP), June 23-28, 2019.https://www.grc.org/chronobiology-conference/2019/ .
EDRC 2019 -Registrations open
The 26th European Drosophila Research Conference will be in Lausanne Switzerland Sept 5-8 2019. Registration is open now. https://www.edrc2019.com/
New MIBPT student
Panagiota has joined our group! She's carrying out a 3 month project in our laboratory, as part of her year 1 training.She is a first year MIBPT (Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership) student in Warwick. Welcome to the group.
New PhD student
Abhijit will be joining our lab next week. He's part of the H2020 Marie Curie CINCHRON network and will be working on the temperature compensation of the D. melanogaster clock! Welcome to the group!
Clock Club 2019
The next UK Clock Club meeting will be held at the Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen on the 10th of January 2019 from 1100-1800. As usual, the meeting will conclude with the wine and cheese social. Here's the programme. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Tyler or Alex Johnstone (firstname.lastname@example.org). …
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