V World Congress for Chronobiology (V WCC)

发布日期:2018-09-29  浏览次数:92596

We are pleased to announce that the V World Congress for Chronobiology (V WCC) will be held in Suzhou, China, located approximately 60 miles west of Shanghai. The conference will start at 6:00 pm on the evening of Wednesday April 24, and will conclude at 6:00 pm on Saturday April 27, 2019. 

The conference will include 16 oral sessions, 5 keynote speeches, and one poster session covering the latest findings across varieties of topics in circadian research, with the highlighting theme on "Chronobiology: Translational Opportunities and Challenges".

 Major Topics:

Symposium 1 – Mechanisms Underlying Sleep Controls

Symposium 2 – Translational Chronobiology

Symposium 3 – New Insights into Clock Inputs: from Retina to SCN

Symposium 4 – Consequences of Circadian Disturbance

Symposium 5 – Epigenetic/Transcriptional Layers Around the Clock

Symposium 6 – Molecular Regulators in Controlling Timing

Symposium 7 – Relevance of Circadian Clock and Cognition and Performance

Symposium 8 – Interactions between the Clock and Metabolism

Symposium 9 – Molecular Architecture of circadian clocks

Symposium 10 – Effects of Circadian Systems on Sleep and Health

Symposium 11 – Circuits Wiring the Circadian Clocks

Symposium 12 – Aschoff Honma Foundation Symposium

Symposium 13 – Crosstalk Controls of Circadian Clock and Nutrition

Symposium 14 – Circadian Misalignment and Diseases

Symposium 15 – Clocks in Nature: Seasonal and Field Timing

Symposium 16 – Understanding the Human Circadian Properties


Keynote Speakers

Keynote Lecture I: Joe Takahashi, UTSW, USA

Keynote Lecture II: Shuji Akiyama, IMS, Japan

Keynote Lecture III: Ying-Hui Fu, UCSF, USA

Keynote Lecture IV: Charlotte Helfrich-Forster, JMU, Germany

Keynote Lecture V: Minmin Luo, CIBR/NIBS, China


Other Invited Speakers

Nicolas Cermakian (McGill, Canada)

ShihKuo Chen (National Taiwan U, Taiwan, ROC)

Joanna Chiu (UC Davis, USA)

Carolina Escobar (U Nacional Autónoma de Mexico)

Yoshitaka Fukada (U Tokyo, Japan)

Hiromasa Funato (WPI-IIIS, Japan)

Diego Golombek (U of Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Carla Green (UTSW, USA)

Fang Guo (Zhejiang U, China)

Jinhu Guo (SYSU, China)

Fang Han (Peking University Int'l Hospital, China)

Qun He (CAU, China)

Erik Herzog (WUSTL, USA)

Maria Paz Hidalgo (HCPA, Brazil)

John Hogenesch (CCHMC, USA)

Ken-ichi Honma (Hokkaido University, Japan)

Sato Honma (Hokkaido University, Japan)

Zhi-li Huang (Fudan, China)

Roelof Hut (U Groningen, NL)

Takato Imazumi (UW, USA)

Elizabeth B.Klerman (Harvard Medical, USA)

Vinod Kumar (University of Delhi, India)

Katja Lamia (Scripps, USA)

Luis Larrondo (PUC, Chile)

Chunghoon Lim (UnIST, Korea)

Chang Liu (CPU, China)

Qinghua Liu (NIBS, China)

Yi Liu (Fudan, China)

Rob Lucas (U Manchester, UK)

Qing-Jun Meng (U Manchester, UK)

Hitoshi Okamura (Kyoto, Japan) ->to be confirmed

Satchin Panda (Salk, USA)

Till Roenneberg (LMU in Munich, Germany)

Tiffany Schmidt (Northwestern, USA)

Bill Schwartz (USA)

Amita Sehgal (U Penn, USA)

Shigenobu Shibata (Waseda, Japan)

Rae Silver (Columbia, USA)

Debra Skene (U Surrey, UK)

Hiroki Ueda (U Tokyo, Japan)

Sheeba Vasu (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre, India)

Yiguo Wang (Tsinghua, China)

Xiaodong Xu (HEBTU, China)

Ying Xu (CAM-SU, China)

Tian Xue (USTC, China)

Jun Yan (SIBS CAS, China)

Takashi Yoshimura (Nagoya U, Japan)

Phllis Zee (Northwestern, USA)

Eric Zhang (NIBS, China)

Hongjun Zhang (ION, China)

Luoying Zhang (HUST, China)

Yong Zhang (UNR Nevada, USA)

Zhangwu Zhao (CAU, China)




We are eager to encourage as many young people as possible to attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. A certain number of presentations by graduate students and postdocs in this conference will be selected as fellowship ($100-500) awards.


Registration Open: Nov. 1st

Online payment: http://www.cscb.org.cn/pay_conference.html.


Abstract deadline: Jan. 1st


Please inform us your special request on food (vegetarian).