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Preliminary Sessions for Trainee Day
2018 SRBR Meeting

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Trainee Day Welcome
Trainee Day Chair, Ilia Karatsoreos and SRBR President, Carla Green

Keynote
Dr. Paul Hardin

Session 1:

  1. Chronohistory Bootcamp 1: Foundations and Basic Concepts
  2. Faculty Job Search: The Good, The Bad, and The (sometimes) Ugly
  3. Teaching Chronobiology: Strategies for discovery-based learning
  4. Publish or Perish: When, Where, and How to Publish and Review
  5. Diversity in Chronobiology: Ways to Ensure a Vibrant Scientific Community

Session 2:

  1. Chronobiology Bootcamp II: Molecular Clocks (From Plant to Animal)
  2. Chronobiology Bootcamp III: History of Chronobiology
  3. Outreach and Communicating Science: Novel Outreach Strategies With Art
  4. Research and the App Revolution
  5. The Next Generation: How to Find the Right Scientific Mentor
  6. Where to from here? Alternatives to Academic Jobs

Lunch + Positive Feeback Looping
“Speed dating” for chronobiologists

Session 3:

  1. Chronobiology Bootcamp IV: The SCN: Past to Present
  2. Debates in Chronobiology I: Diverse Organisms
  3. Collaboration: Strategies for Stable Collaboration
  4. Statistics and Modeling: Analysis of Genome Scale Circadian Data (A)
  5. Experimental Design: Do’s, Don’ts and Good Practice in Chronobiology
  6. International Science: Training and Working in a New Country

Coffee Break and Breakout Session

Session 4:

  1. Chronobiology Bootcamp V: Human Clocks and Translation
  2. Debates in Chronobiology I: Student led discussion/debate with faculty “coaches.”
  3. Effective Communication: How to (not) Give a Talk
  4. Statistics and Modelling: Analysis of Genome Scale Circadian Data (B)
  5. Dialogues in Chronobiology II: Questions and Controversies in Chronobiology
  6. Debates in Chronobiology II: Student led discussion/debate with faculty “coaches.”
  7. Interview Tips: Closing the Deal

“Back to the Future” Closing Panel
(Panelists TBD, but will include a mix of junior and senior faculty, representing several different model organisms)

SRBR Reception to follow