UCLA Sleep and Cognition Symposium

April 6, 2018

9:00 am / 5:00 pm


NRB Auditorium

UCLA Sleep and Cognition Symposium
To register and  poster abstracts, visit: http://www.iclm.ucla.edu/events/SleepCognition.html

Program Agenda:

9:05Gene Block (UCLA) 
9:15Chris Colwell (UCLA)
                Circadian Disruption in Neurodevelopmental disorders: mechanisms and opportunities                    for interventions
9:40Ruth Benca (UC Irvine) 
                Local Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease
10:05Nelson Freimer (UCLA) 
                Sleep and activity in mood disorders
10:45Sara Mednick (UC Riverside) 
                Tracking the role of sleep spindles in human memory consolidation
11:10Gina Poe (UCLA) 
                Sleep signatures supportingsynaptic reorganization during memory (re)consolidation                      and the clinical significance of their loss
11:35Jeff Donlea (UCLA) 
                Mapping the neural organization of homeostatic sleep control
12:00 Lunch (free for registered attendees)
1:00Keynote Speaker: Miranda Lim (Oregon Health & Science University) 
                Early life sleep disruption and social development in prairie voles: A model of autism                       spectrum disorder
2:00 Break
2:15Jennifer Martin (UCLA/VA) 
                Sleep disorders in women veterans
2:40Bill Joiner (UCSD) 
                Plasticity in the sleep homeostat
3:05Ron Szymusiak (UCLA/VA) 
                Hypothalamic control ofsleep homeostasis
3:30Ketema Paul (UCLA) 
                Bmal1 function in skeletal muscle regulates sleep
4:00Reception & Poster Session (NRB Lobby)