Functions and Regulation of Sleep

Suzhou, China

September 9-13, 2024   
Abstract deadline: July 5, 2024

 

Organized by:

 

Shumin Duan, Zhejiang University

Masashi Yanagisawa, University of Tsukuba

Maiken Nedergaard, University of Rochester

Antoine Adamantidis, University of Bern

Min Xu, Chinese Academy of Sciences


We are pleased to announce the Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Functions and Regulation of Sleep which will be held in Suzhou, China, located approximately 60 miles west of Shanghai. The conference will begin at 7:00pm on the evening of Monday September 9, and will conclude after lunch on Friday September 13, 2024.


The conference will include eight oral sessions and one poster session covering the latest findings across many topics in Functions and Regulation of Sleep. Many talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.



Major Topics:

1. Sleep Regulation: Circuits and Homeostasis

2. Sleep Regulation: Molecules and Circadian Rhythms

3. Sleep Functions

4. Functions and Regulation of REM Sleep

5. Sleep-Related Disorders and Translational Research


Keynote Speakers:

TBA


Invited Speakers:

Antoine Adamantidis, University of Bern

Yang Dan, University of California, Berkeley

Shumin Duan, Zhejiang University

Zhili Huang, Fudan University

Qinghua Liu, National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing

Maiken Nedergaard, University of Rochester

David Prober, California Institute of Technology

Niels Rattenborg, Max Planck Institute for Biological Intelligence

Takeshi Sakurai, University of Tsukuba

Liping Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Min Xu, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Akihiro Yamanaka, Chinese Institute for Brain Research, Beijing

Masashi Yanagisawa, University of Tsukuba

Hayashi Yu, University of Tokyo

Erqian Zhang, National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing


And more...


We encourage abstracts to contain new and unpublished materials. The abstracts must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. Status (fellow's talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers. 

Fellowship: 
We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. A certain number of presentations by graduate students and postdocs in this conference will be selected as fellowship (USD $100-$500) awards. For more details, please visit  
Stipends


We look forward to seeing you at Suzhou in September, 2024.