Mini-Symposium: Understanding Biological Timekeeping


Friday, May 18, 2012
7:30pm-9:30pm
Earl Lewis Room (Third Floor, Rackham)

Speakers

Mino Belle, University of Manchester
Casey Diekman, Ohio State University
Jae Kyoung Kim, University of Michigan
Jihwan Myung, Hiroshima University
Kirill Serkh, University of Michigan and Yale University

Schedule

7:30-7:40Introduction: Daniel Forger, University of Michigan
7:40-8:00Jihwan Myung, Heterogeneity of intrinsic period as a basis of coding in the suprachiasmatic nucleus
8:00-8:20Jae Kyoung Kim, A molecular network design to maintain a fixed period in circadian clocks
8:20-8:40Mino Belle, Effect of photoperiods on the electrical properties of suprachiasmatic nucleus Per1 neurons
8:40-9:00Casey Diekman, Modeling the effect of photoperiods on the electrical properties of suprachiasmatic nucleus Per1 neurons
9:00-9:20Kirill Serkh, Optimized Schedules for Reentrianment in Minimum Time