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Center for Sleep and Circadian Science Research Day November 9, 2017, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm University Club, University of Pittsburgh Oakland Campus

The University of Pittsburgh Center for Sleep and Circadian Science (CSCS) Research Day is scheduled for Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 9 am – 6 pm.  This event will highlight the innovative and transdisciplinary sleep research across the translational spectrum taking place here at Pitt and other local universities. It also provides us with the opportunity to network with colleagues. 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: The Call for Abstracts includes submission guidelines and a sample abstract. Abstract Forms are available here. The deadline for submitting an abstract for consideration is October 9, 2017.

REGISTRATION: Click here to register for this event  

NEW THIS YEAR: This year we are featuring a “methods” symposium on Circadian Rhythm Techniques followed by a round table lunch. Space for the round table lunch is limited. Please indicate your interest when you register.

The 2017 CSCS Research Day will feature a number of activities including the David J. Kupfer Lecture presented by Fred Turek, PhD; 2 symposia, one on circadian rhythm techniques and another on sleep and metabolism; a data blitz; and poster Session.  Research Day will close with an awards ceremony for top-ranked posters submitted by trainees.  Please note that all Research Day activities will take place at the University Club (123 University Place).The abstract submission deadline is October 6, 2017All abstracts will undergo blinded review.  Abstract notifications will be distributed via email by October 20, 2017.


9:30am – 11:00am    Symposium: Translational Circadian Rhythms Methods
11:00am - 11:45am   Poster set up 
12:00pm - 12:05pm   Opening Remarks
12:05pm -1:00pm      Introduction and Keynote Presentation - Fred Turek, PhD
1:15pm - 2:15pm       Data Blitz
2:25pm - 3:25pm       Symposium: Sleep & Metabolism
3:35pm - 4:35pm       Poster Session 
4:35pm - 4:55pm       Award Ceremony
4:55pm - 5:00pm       Closing Remarks 

For more information, visit our website. We hope to see you on November 9th! 

QUESTIONS: If you have any questions, please contact Linda Willrich (Telephone: [412] 246-6451; Email: