Basel Seminar Series on Circadian Rhythms and Sleep

Talks by our members and invited guests take place thursdays 4-5 pm CET, if not indicated otherwise. Due to COVID-19, all talks will take place online until further notice. In case you would like to join, please register here.

Everyone is welcome to join!

Die Vorträge finden üblicherweise donnerstags statt, 16-17 Uhr, falls nicht anders angegeben. Wegen des Coronavirus finden sie bis auf Weiteres online statt. Falls Sie teilnehmen möchten, registrieren Sie sich bitte hier.

Jede/r ist willkommen!


Date Speaker Title of talk
4th March Dr. Massmünster (University of Basel) I can’t get no sleep. Erfahrungen und Imaginationen der urbanen Nacht (Presentation in German)
18th March Dr. Aulsebrook (Max-Planck Institute for Ornithology, Starnberg) Light and sleep in birds: are street lights causing restless nights?
1st April Prof. de la Iglesia (University of Washington) Sleep by moonlight
15th April Dr. Mure (University of Bern) Intrinsically photosensitive ganglion cells of mice and humans
22nd April, 10-11am Dr. McGlasghan (Monash University) Individual differences in light sensitivity in sleep and mood disorders
12th May Congying Chu (Foschungszentrum Jülich) Jülich meets Basel series: Don’t stay up a lot: sleep deprivation may lead to older brains
20th May, 11-12 am Changhong Li (Foschungszentrum Jülich) Jülich meets Basel series: Impact of sleep-wake dysregulation on brain function and structure by using multi-model neuroimaging approaches
27th May Dr. Elmenhorst (German Areospace Centre) Chronic sleep restriction and caffeine: The role of adenosine A1 receptors for sleep and cognition
10th June Anna Pierling (Foschungszentrum Jülich) Jülich meets Basel series: Sex differences in A1 adenosine receptor availability in the human brain
24th June Abhishek Upadhyay (Humboldt University Berlin) Molecular switches facilitate rhythms in the circadian clock of Neurospora crassa