Upcoming Events

 

  • Third Conference of the Canadian Society for Chronobiology, York University, Toronto, May 19-21, 2017.

We hope that you will join us for the Third Conference of the Canadian Society for Chronobiology to be hosted on May 19-21, 2017 by the Department of Biology, York University.

Registration for the conference is open. Click here to register.

Abstract submission for the CSC 2017 conference is now closed.

Scientific Program: The program will emphasize new and exciting research from human, animals and other models.

Dr. Phyllis Zee (Northwestern University, Chicago) will give the Mrosovsky Keynote Lecture.

There will be presentations from Canadian and world leaders in chronobiology, including:

  • Shimon Amir, Concordia University
  • Michael Antle, University of Calgary
  • Diane Boivin, McGill University
  • Charles Bourque, McGill University
  • Mary Cheng, University of Toronto Mississauga
  • Marie Dumont, University of Montréal
  • Ben Rusak, Dalhousie University
  • Leslie Griffith, Brandeis University
  • Thomas Kantermann, University of Munich/SynOpus Inc.
  • Tami Martino, University of Guelph
  • John Peever, University of Toronto

Other talks and posters will be selected from abstract submissions.

Special events:

  • Dr. Ben Rusak (Dalhousie University) will give a public lecture.
  • A Chronobiology school for trainees will take place on May 19.
  • The general meeting of the CSC will be held, and the new Board will be elected by the members.

Registration:

Registration fees:

  • PI/research associate member              $280
  • PI/research associate non-member       $330
  • Student/PDF/tech member                   $140
  • Student/PDF/tech non-member            $165

Click here to register.

Abstract Submission: Abstract submission is now closed.

Click here for more information.

CSC memberships:

Members enjoy a reduced registration fee for the conference.

Student/postdoc members will be eligible for travel fellowships and merit awards.

Click here to join today!

 

Transportation

  • Direction and maps:

http://maps.info.yorku.ca/keele-campus/

  • Parking at York is limited on weekdays.

Weekday: $10-20 per day, Weekends: $5-7 per day.

http://parking.info.yorku.ca/daily-rates/

  • Well-served by transit. Express 196 buses frequently from Downsview and Sheppard subway stops. Also GO and Viva regional transit.

http://maps.info.yorku.ca/keele-campus/keele-transit-directions/

  • From Pearson Airport: Taxi is about $45, driving time about 25 minutes

http://maps.info.yorku.ca/keele-campus/keele-airport-directions/

  • From Union Station (trains): About one hour by subway to Downsview Station and 196 express bus to York

http://www.ttc.ca/

 

Accommodation

         Booking for all forms of accommodation is still open.

  • Traditional dormitory building:

Each floor has a mix of single and double rooms, with a large shared washroom. Each room is furnished with a twin bed, dresser, closet, desk, and chair (double rooms contain 2 of each item). Bed linen, towels and soap are provided. All residence buildings are smoke-free environments. You will have access to laundry facilities in the residence. Wireless Internet is available in residence. Rooms are not equipped with telephones.

Located about 0.8 km from the site of the conference.

Cost: $30/35 double/single, no housekeeping; $40/46 double/single, daily housekeeping

Accommodation costs are per person per night.

To book a room, email clocklab@yorku.ca.

  • Residence Suites:

This residence features 2-person suites. Each suite contains two single bedrooms (each with a lockable door) and a shared washroom in the common area. There is also a kitchen in the suite; cooking is not permitted in the summer, but use of the fridge is allowed. Each room is furnished with a twin bed, dresser, closet, desk, and chair. Bed linen, towels and soap are provided. All residence buildings are smoke-free environments. You will have access to laundry facilities in the residence. Wireless internet is available in residence. Rooms are not equipped with telephones.

Located about 0.8 km from the site of the conference.

Cost: $47, no housekeeping; $52, daily housekeeping

Accommodation costs are per person per night.

To book a room, email clocklab@yorku.ca

  • Hotel-style rooms on campus: 

Schulich Executive Center

Located about 1 km from the site of the conference.

http://www.acc-schulichexecutiveconferencecentre.com/toronto-accommodations-en.html

Rates: $149/night for a single including continental breakfast, $164 for a twin (double occupancy)

To book: Call Lorena, Director of Conference Services and Catering at 416-650-8309 or email clocklab@yorku.ca

We have a block of rooms reserved under “Chronobiology”.

 

The 2018 SRBR meeting, May 12-16, 2018

The 2018 Society for Research on Biological Rhythms meeting will be held on May 12-16, 2018 in Amelia Island, Florida at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. More details here.

 

Past Events

  • Second Conference for the Canadian Society for Chronobiology (May 29-31, 2015).

The Second Conference for the Canadian Society for Chronobiology took place at University of Concordia in Montreal in May 2015. There were over 80 attendees from across Canada as well as international speakers.

 

Group Photo, Second Conference of the CSC, Montreal, May 2015

Group Photo, Second Conference of the CSC, Montreal, May 2015

Poster and oral presentation awardees From left to right: Andrea Smit, Hanna Opiol, Michael Antle (Program Chair), Faisal Alibhai (1st prize for posters), Claire Gizowski, Ruifeng Cao, Silke Kiessling (1st prize for talks)

Poster and oral presentation awardees

From left to right: Andrea Smit, Hanna Opiol, Michael Antle (Program Chair), Faisal Alibhai (1st prize for posters), Claire Gizowski, Ruifeng Cao, Silke Kiessling (1st prize for talks)

Tribute to Mrosovsky

During this conference, a tribute to Nicholas Mrosovsky was presented. Dr. Mrosovsky, who passed away this year, was a pionneer of chronobiology in Canada. Patrica Lakin-Thomas gathered archive documents and testimonies of people who knew Nicholas Morosovsky, and she prepared a video, presented at the meeting, and which can be viewed below. Thank you Nicholas for inspiring us in our research and thank you Pat for putting together this great document!


  • Meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms (June 14-18, 2014) 

For more information, click here.

  • First Conference for the Canadian Society for Chronobiology (May 24-26, 2013)

The First Conference for the Canadian Society for Chronobiology took place at University of Toronto in May 2013. There were over 100 attendees from across Canada as well as international speakers.

You want to see more pictures from the conference? Check out our Photo Album !

Group Photo, First Conference of the CSC, Toronto, May 2013

Group Photo, First Conference of the CSC, Toronto, May 2013

CSC Conference Organizing Committee

CSC Conference Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee

From left to right: Harrod Ling, Danica Patton, Tami Martino, Jade Atallah, Ralph Mistlberger, Elena Tsimakouridze, Joel Levine (Chair — in the back), Nicolas Cermakian (Vice-Chair, CSC President — in the front), Becki Rooke, Florian Storch, 

Not in the picture: Haiying Mary Cheng.


© Canadian Society for Chronobiology 2014