The Fourth Conference of the Canadian Society for Chronobiology
May 26-28, 2019 at McGill University, Montréal, QC.
The fourth conference of the Canadian Society for Chronobiology happened at McGill University in May 2019. To see more photos and read about the event, see the Events page.
What is chronobiology?
Chronobiology is the study of periodic phenomena in living organisms. These biological rhythms are found in almost all species and are believed to be evolutionary adaptations to cyclical variations of the environment. Fundamental research in chronobiology examines the mechanisms of the biological clocks and their interactions with other physiological systems. Translational research seeks to adapt this knowledge into new and innovative clinical treatments. Both areas incorporate ideas from a broad range of other scientific field such as physiology, genetic, molecular biology, behavioural studies, neuroscience, reproductive biology, ecology, and much more.
The Canadian Society for Chronobiology is Canada's first and only association of researchers working on biological rhythms. Founded in 2013, we represent Canadian scientists and trainees working in this field, in both fundamental and clinical settings. United in our passion for chronobiology, our goal is to move the field forward by fostering interdisciplinary communication, developing and enhancing the education and training of students and researchers in this field, and educating the general public about the importance of biological rhythms.
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[2019/10/15] The Fourth Conference of the Canadian Society for Chronobiology occurred in May, 2019 at McGill University. See photos and read about the meeting on the Events page.
[2019/01/14] The Fourth Conference of the Canadian Society for Chronobiology will take place from May 26th-28th, 2019 at McGill University, Montreal, QC. More details on the Events page.
[2016/11/09] The Third Conference of the Canadian Society for Chronobiology will take place from May 19th-21st, 2017 at York University, Toronto, ON. More details can be found on the Events page.
[2015/08/17] The Second Conference of the Canadian Society for Chronobiology has happened in May, 2015 at Concordia University. See photos and read about this event here.
[2015/01/08] The Second Conference of the Canadian Society for Chronobiology will take place from May 29 to 31, 2015, at Concordia University in Montreal. Read the announcement on the Events page for more details.
[2015/01/08] Happy New Year 2015! Don't forget to join or renew your CSC membership.
[2013/12/08] Our logo is based on an original design by Erin Fortier, PhD candidate, McGill University/Douglas Institute. Congratulations Erin!
[2013/05/26] The First Conference for the Canadian Society for Chronobiology at University of Toronto was a success! We had 100 attendees from across Canada as well as international speakers.
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