Travel Award

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Dr. Marijke Gordijn (left) and Isabel Schöllhorn (right) during the Award Ceremony, SLTBR, June 2022

Congratulations to our PhD student Isabel Schöllhorn who was awarded a Travel Grant at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), held in June 25-27, 2022 in Manchester, UK. She gave an excellent oral presentation on her thesis work entitled: ‘“Metameric display light: Melanopsin dependent effects on sleep latency, melatonin and visual comfort”.

We are also proud to announce that the head of the Centre for Chronobiology, Prof. Christian Cajochen is the new SLTBR President for the upcoming term 2022 -2024. Congratulations! We are looking forward to the next meeting which will be held in May 2023 in Lausanne, Switzerland – details will follow soon on www.sltbr.org .

Open position for a MD-PhD student

At the Center for Chronobiology of the UPK Basel, a 100% position as an MD-PhD doctoral student is available from September 1, 2022 for 3 years. Further information can be found here.