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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.

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Open position

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We are looking for a coordinator for the integrative Human Circadian Daylight Platform (iHCDP)! If you would like to join a fantastic team and support a great project, we are looking forward to receiving your application! For details, please see the job advertisement below: 

Job advertisement Project Coordinator (40%)

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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.

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In Memoriam

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.

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HAPPY 2023

The Chronobiology team wishes you

Sadness and schedules

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We are very excited to share a new Outlook article published in Nature, "Can resetting the body clock help with depression?", which explores the link between circadian and mental health, and includes quotes by past and present Centre for Chronobiology researchers including Christian Cajochen and Manuel Spitschan, as well as citing Corrado Garbazza and his team's recent publication Sustained remission from perinatal depression after bright light therapy: A pilot randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

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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.

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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.