The international Chronobiology Summer School (CBS 2013), organized by Erik Herzog of Washington University and Douglas McMahon of Vanderbilt University, will be held July 21-26 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN USA.

The summer school brings together students and leading scientists in the field of circadian biology.

The school features invited lecturers , labs and  discussions with an international faculty. Students will learn about classic and recent discoveries in Chronobiology, state-of-the-art methods for analysis of the molecules, cells and systems that generate and synchronize daily rhythms in physiology and behavior, and the relevance of biological clocks to health.

In addition to the scientific program cultural activities will include an excursion to nearby Mammoth Cave, the site of pioneering experiments on human circadian biology.

All participants will present a poster describing their work.

Application Form for CBS1is limited to 30 students.

Key dates

May 21, 2013: application deadline
July 1, 2013: poster submission
July 21, 2013: arrive Nashville
July 26, 2013: depart Nashville