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Join the Sleep Research Society for Advances in Sleep and Circadian Science being held at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater, Florida from February 1st-4th, 2019. This single-track conference will include sessions which contain extensive cutting-edge research discussions that bridges sleep and circadian science. Each session will then conclude with discussion, led by an eminent sleep and/or circadian scientist. This event will provide abundant networking opportunities from trainees to established research. This is an event you won’t want to miss!

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Date and Location

  • February 1st-4th, 2019
  • Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater, Florida
    • Address: 1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
    • Phone: (727) 595-1611

Nearby Airport Information

  • St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport: Approximately 13 miles away from Sheraton Sand Key Resort
  • Tampa Airport: Approximately 22 miles away from Sheraton Sand Key Resort


Extending your stay at Sheraton Sand Key Resort? Check out some things to do in the area!


Registration opens in August.

Meeting Overview

Plenary Session: The Future of Transdisciplinary Sleep
and Circadian Science
Chiara Cirelli, MD | Daniel J. Buysse, MD | Joseph Takahashi, PhD
Charles A. Czeisler, PhD, MD

The Development of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms:
From Molecules to Circuits
Kazuhiro Yagita, PhD | Mark S. Blumberg, PhD | Ines Wilhelm,
PhD Sara J. Aton, PhD | Mary A. Carskadon, PhD

Sleep and Circadian Mechanisms of Remembering,
Forgetting, and Thoughts That Won’t Let Go
H. Craig Heller, PhD | Giulio Tononi, MD, PhD | Edward F. Pace-Schott, PhD
Jessica Payne, PhD | Matthew P. Walker, PhD

Sleep & Circadian Influences on
Metabolism and Aging
Eve Van Cauter, PhD | Joseph Bass, MD, PhD | Mimi Shirasu-Hiza, PhD
Joseph Takahashi, PhD

Mood and Arousal: The Intersection of Sleep and
Circadian Rhythms
Samer Hattar, PhD | Colleen McClung, PhD | Gina R. Poe, PhD
Gary Aston-Jones, PhD | Edward F. Pace-Schott, PhD

Cause and Effect: Sleep and Circadian Disruption
and Alzheimerʼs Disease
Anne Eckert, PhD | David M. Holtzman, MD | Sigrid C. Veasey, MD
Matthew P. Walker, PhD

Molecular Regulation of Circadian Rhythms and Sleep
Hiroki R. Ueda, MD, PhD | Paul Taghert, PhD | Philip G. Haydon, PhD
Michael H. Hastings, PhD, FRS, FMedSci | Russell Foster, CBE, FRSB, FRS, FMedSci

Cross Talk Between Sleep and Circadian Circuits
Orie T. Shafer, PhD | Christelle Anaclet, PhD | Steven Brown, PhD
Luis de Lecea, PhD | Clifford B. Saper, MD, PhD

Responders or Regulators of Sleep and
Circadian Timing?
Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD | Satchidananda Panda, PhD | Paul Franken, PhD
Ketema N. Paul, PhD | John Hogenesch, PhD


February 1, 2019
February 4, 2019


Sleep Research Society


Sheraton Sand Key Resort
1160 Gulf Blvd
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767 United States
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