Advances in Sleep and Circadian Science (ASCS) 2025
Clearwater Beach, FL | February 14-17, 2025

All times below are listed in EST.

Schedule as of July 22, 2024 Subject to change. View the agenda as a PDF.

Friday, February 14, 2025
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Check-in/Arrival
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Data Blitz
Saturday, February 15, 2025
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Session 1
Craving Sleep and Rhythmicity
Karen Gamble, PhD | Morgan James, PhD | Ryan Logan, PhD
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Session 2
Sleep and Rhythms in Bloom: Sleep and Circadian Development
Sarah Honaker, PhD | Lauren Hartstein, PhD | Jimmy Dooley, PhD
12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Trainee Activity
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Free Time
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Session 3
LIGHT of My Life
Kathryn Roecklein, PhD | Timothy Brown, PhD | Gianluca Tosini, PhD
4:45 PM – 6:30 PM Poster Session
6:30 PM Dinner
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Plenary Session 1
Who is the Boss: Sleep vs. Wake Various Perspective
Yang Dan, PhD | Clifford Saper, MD, PhD
Sunday, February 16, 2025
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Session 4
Biomarkers of Circadian Clocks and Sleep Quality: Genetic, Computational, and Clinical Perspectives
John Hogenesch, PhD | Jeane Duffy, PhD | Chris Depner, PhD
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Session 5
Making Waves: Emerging Sleep Therapeutics
Lisa Marshall, PhD | Kenneth Diller, Sc. D., P.E. | Ben Julian Palanca, MD, PhD
12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Trainee Activity
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Free Time
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Session 6
Fluid Dynamics in the Brain: Multidisciplinary Insights into Neurodegeneration
Jen Strahle, MD | Ryann Fame, PhD | Jeffrey Iliff, PhD
4:45 PM – 6:30 PM Poster Session
6:30 PM Dinner
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Plenary Session 2
Harnessing AI for Sleep and Circadian Science
Azizi Seixas, PhD | Rosemary Braun, PhD
Monday, February 17, 2025
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Session 7
Sleeping and Timing for a Long, Healthy Life
Carla Green, PhD | Amita Sehgal, PhD | Alec Davidson, PhD
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Session 8
Unraveling Mechanisms of Sleep and Rhythms: Exploring Non-Neuronal Pathways
John O’Neill, PhD | Ashley Ingiosi, PhD | Laura Fonken, PhD
12:30 PM Lunch & Award Ceremony
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Plenary Session 3
Targeting Sleep Circuitry for Promoting Health Span
Luis de Lecea, PhD | Lucia Peixoto, PhD