Curated by Anna Wirz-Justice together with Sarah Kenderdine, Marilyne Andersen, and Giulia Bini, the new exhibition of EPFL Pavilions Lighten Up! On Biology and Time focuses on chronobiology.(more…)
Welcome to the Website of the Centre for Chronobiology
Front Page Communications Biology
Our publication made it to the front page of Nature Communications Biology
Communications Biology (nature.com)
Top Cited Article
We are happy that our Paper "Changing color and intensity of LED lighting across the day impacts on circadian melatonin rhythms and sleep in healthy men" is a top cited paper in the Journal of Pineal Research.
Brain Awareness Week 2023
On 13th March 2023, we will be part of the 26th Brain Awareness Week, organised by Neuroscience Network Basel. We will be hosting a tour of our laboratories, as well as holding talks and a podium discussion on the topic "Living in the right light". For details of this event, which will be in German, please see the programme.
If you would like to join the lab tour, please register using this form.
Obituary Konstantin Danilenko
We are extremely sad to hear that our long-term colleague from the Institute of Neurosciences and Medicine in Novosibirsk, Konstantin Danilenko M.D., died on 18 January 2023.(more…)
With great dismay, we have learned that Prof. Steven Brown died in a fatal accident on December 14, 2022. Steve worked for some time here at the Center for Chronobiology and with Prof. Anne Eckert, Neurobiology Laboratory of the University Psychiatric Clinics, before taking up his position in Zurich in 2006.(more…)
The Chronobiology team wishes you
Expanding our insights on how evening light exposure affects human sleep
If we were to claim that evening illuminance plays no role in sleep, we would certainly have gained some attention. In fact, our recently published meta-analysis shows that there is no direct correlation between illuminance and sleep.(more…)